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About me

Dr. Richard A. Cuneo is a neurologist at UCSF Medical Center who specializes in difficult-to-diagnose neurological illnesses.

Cuneo earned his medical degree at the University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry. He completed a residency in internal medicine at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and a residency in neurology at UCSF. He completed a fellowship in neuromuscular disease and general neurology at the National Institutes of Health.

  • Education

    University of Rochester School of Medicine, 1972

  • Residencies

    Johns Hopkins Hospital, Internal Medicine, 1974

    UCSF Medical Center, Neurology, 1977

  • Fellowships

    National Institutes of Health, Neuromuscular Disease, General Neurology, 1979

  • Board Certifications

    Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

  • Academic Title


Neurology Clinic

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

Trigeminal Neuralgia Clinic

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

My reviews


Overall Experience
128 Reviews
Dr. Cuneo spent time to go over a complex history and records he was thorough and made sense of all of it; no detail was unimportant. He was understanding and kind with delicate information. As a retired registered nurse I was impressed how he put it all together.
Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
127 Reviews
Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
128 Reviews
Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
128 Reviews
Knew the important information about your medical history
128 Reviews
The provider showed respect for what you had to say
127 Reviews
The provider spent enough time with me
128 Reviews