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Scott S. Zamvil


Neurologist and immunologist devoted to MS and NMO care and research

Dr. Scott Zamvil is a neurologist and immunologist who specializes in treating multiple sclerosis and neuromyelitis optica. His research focuses on developing novel treatments for these autoimmune diseases.

Zamvil earned his medical degree and a doctorate in microbiology and immunology from Stanford University. He then completed a residency in internal medicine at Stanford University and a residency in neurology at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Before coming to UCSF, he was a neurologist at Brigham and Women's Hospital.

Zamvil is a board member of the International Society of Neuroimmunology. He is also an adviser for America's Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis. He serves as deputy editor of the journal Neurology: Neuroimmunology & Neuroinflammation.

  • Education

    Stanford University School of Medicine, 1988

  • Residencies

    Stanford University, Ph.D., Medical Microbiology , 1986

    Stanford University School of Medicine, Internal Medicine, 1990

    Brigham and Women's Hospital, Neurology, 1993

  • Board Certifications

    Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

  • Academic Title