Serggio Lanata, MS, MD


Dr. Serggio Lanata is a neurologist who cares for patients with cognitive impairment.

Lanata's research focuses on improving treatment for Alzheimer's disease in underserved and underrepresented communities. He studies how social determinants of health — factors such as income level and traumatic life experiences — affect brain health and cognition. The goal is to identify risks factors that lead to cognitive decline.

After completing a biological sciences program at the Universidad Ricardo Palma in Lima, Peru, Lanata earned his bachelor's degree in food science and human nutrition at the University of Florida. He then earned a master's degree in physiology, complementary and alternative medicine at Georgetown University before earning his medical degree from the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine. He completed a residency in neurology at Brown University and a fellowship in behavioral neurology at UCSF.

Lanata is a member of the American Academy of Neurology. He is an adjunct assistant professor of neurology at UCSF. In his free time, he enjoys surfing and spending time outdoors with his wife and three daughters.


Memory and Aging Center
1500 Owens St., Suite 320
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-2057
Fax: (415) 353-8292

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

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Universidad Ricardo Palma, Biological Sciences 2000
University of Florida, B.S., Food Science and Human Nutrition 2003
Georgetown University, M.S., Physiology, Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2005
University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine 2009


Brown University, Neurology 2013


UCSF, Behavioral Neurology 2015