Jeffrey W. Ralph

MD

Neurologist
Fan of exploring the city in quirky automobiles

Dr. Jeffrey W. Ralph is a neurologist who specializes in diseases of the nerve, muscle and neuromuscular transmission, the nerve activity that leads to muscle movement. He is an expert in the category of nerve damage called peripheral neuropathy, with a particular interest in neuropathies that result from immune system activity. In 2004, he became director of the Neuropathy Center at UCSF Medical Center, founded in part with funding from the Neuropathy Association. In addition to treating patients in the clinic, he performs electromyograms – diagnostic tests that record muscles' electrical activity – including such specialized tests as single-fiber electromyograms and multiple-channel recordings for analyzing abnormal muscle tone.

Ralph completed a neurology residency as well as fellowships in neuromuscular medicine and clinical neurophysiology at UCSF. His research has addressed treatments for neuropathy caused by HIV and AIDS.

  • Education

    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, 1999

  • Residencies

    UCSF Medical Center, Neurology, 2003

  • Fellowships

    UCSF Medical Center, Neuromuscular Disease, 2004

  • Board Certifications

    Neuromuscular Medicine, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

    Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

  • Academic Title

    Professor

Clinics I work with

EMG Clinic

400 Parnassus Ave., Eighth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

Neuromuscular Clinic

400 Parnassus Ave., Eighth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

Peripheral Nerve Center

400 Parnassus Ave., Eighth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

My reviews

4.8

Overall Experience
353 Reviews
Very helpful and put me at ease about my medical condition
Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
352 Reviews
Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
352 Reviews
Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
341 Reviews
Knew the important information about your medical history
352 Reviews
The provider showed respect for what you had to say
349 Reviews
The provider spent enough time with me
349 Reviews
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