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Richard Cuneo, M.D.


Dr. Richard A. Cuneo is a neurologist at UCSF Medical Center who specializes in difficult-to-diagnose neurological illnesses. Cuneo earned a medical degree at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. He completed a residency in internal medicine at Johns Hopkins Hospital and a residency in neurology at UCSF, followed by a fellowship at the National Institutes of Health in neuromuscular disease and general neurology. He is a clinical professor of neurology in the UCSF School of Medicine.


Neurology Clinic
400 Parnassus Ave., Eighth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-2273
Fax: (415) 353-2898

Hours: Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Trigeminal Neuralgia Clinic
400 Parnassus Ave., Eighth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Medical Management:
(415) 353-2892
Surgical Management:
(415) 353-2241
Medical Management Fax:
(415) 353-2898
Surgical Management Fax :
(415) 353-2889

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

More about Richard Cuneo


University of Rochester School of Medicine 1972


Johns Hopkins Hospital, Internal Medicine 1974
UCSF Medical Center, Neurology 1977


National Institutes of Health, Neuromuscular Disease, General Neurology 1979

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Shaw RE, Cuneo R. Goal assessment and resource planning in developing cardiac databases. J Invasive Cardiol. 1999 Nov; 11(11):694-9.
  2. Monteiro ML, Swanson RA, Coppeto JR, Cuneo RA, DeArmond SJ, Prusiner SB. A microangiopathic syndrome of encephalopathy, hearing loss, and retinal arteriolar occlusions. Neurology. 1985 Aug; 35(8):1113-21.
  3. Cohen RJ, Cuneo RA, Cruciger MP, Jackman AE. Transient left homonymous hemianopsia and encephalopathy following treatment of testicular carcinoma with cisplatinum, vinblastine, and bleomycin. J Clin Oncol. 1983 Jun; 1(6):392-3.
  4. Cuneo RA, Caronna JJ, Pitts L, Townsend J, Winestock DP. Upward transtentorial herniation: seven cases and a literature review. Arch Neurol. 1979 Oct; 36(10):618-23.
  5. Flaum MA, Cuneo RA, Appelbaum FR, Deisseroth AB, Engel WK, Gralnick HR. The hemostatic imbalance of plasma-exchange transfusion. Blood. 1979 Sep; 54(3):694-702.
  6. Engel WK, Cuneo RA, Levy HB. Polyinosinic-polycytidylic acid treatment of neuropathy. Lancet. 1978 Mar 4; 1(8062):503-4.
  7. Cuneo RA, Caronna JJ. The neurologic complications of hypertension. Med Clin North Am. 1977 May; 61(3):565-80.

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