Paul Garcia

MD

Director of Clinical Epilepsy Services
Seizure doctor, gardener and beekeeper

About me

Dr. Paul Garcia is a nationally recognized neurologist in the treatment of epilepsy and director of Clinical Epilepsy Services at UCSF Medical Center. His expertise covers a wide range of conditions and therapies, with a particular interest in treating epilepsy patients after surgery, advances in diagnosis and treatment of frontal lobe epilepsy and epilepsy in patients with brain tumors. He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the American Epilepsy Society and on the board of directors of the Western EEG Society.

Garcia earned an undergraduate degree with high honors at the University of California, Davis in physiology and a medical degree at UCSF, where he also completed residency and subspecialty training in epilepsy and clinical neurophysiology. He joined the staff of UCSF Medical Center in 1991 and is a professor of neurology. Garcia has served as an ad hoc reviewer for several professional publications, including the Annals of Neurology and the Journal of Neurology, and has published numerous research articles.

  • Education

    UCSF, 1987

  • Residencies

    UCSF, Medicine, 1988

  • Fellowships

    UCSF, Neurology, 1991

    UCSF, Epilepsy, 1993

  • Board Certifications

    Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

  • Academic Title

    Professor

We are honored by our patients' trust in us – we won't give up on anyone.

Epilepsy Center

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

My reviews

4.9

Overall Experience
63 Reviews
can't say enough about Dr. Garcia. he's been on our team for 7 years and no matter what is happening he looks at the changes fully and completely goes "outside the box" to work to help us
Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
62 Reviews
Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
62 Reviews
Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
61 Reviews
Knew the important information about your medical history
61 Reviews
The provider showed respect for what you had to say
60 Reviews
The provider spent enough time with me
61 Reviews

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