Zachary Miller, MD


Dr. Zachary Miller is a neurologist who specializes in the care of patients suffering from cognitive decline or dementia, including Alzheimer's disease, frontotemporal dementia and corticobasal degeneration. In his research, he is particularly interested in identifying early risk factors for cognitive decline and in enhanced creativity and visual function that sometimes occurs in neurodegenerative disease.

Miller earned a medical degree at the University of Pittsburgh and completed a neurology residency at the University of Washington, followed by a fellowship at the UCSF Memory and Aging Center. He is adjunct assistant professor in behavior and cognitive neurology and a clinical instructor in neurology at UCSF. Miller is a member of the American Academy of Neurology.


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.

Conditions & Treatments

Board Certification

Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Academic Title

Assistant Professor

More about Zachary Miller


University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine 2004


University of Washington Medical Center, Neurology 2009


UCSF, Behavioral and Cognitive Neurology 2012

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Wang C, Najm R, Xu Q, Jeong DE, Walker D, Balestra ME, Yoon SY, Yuan H, Li G, Miller ZA, Miller BL, Malloy MJ, Huang Y. Gain of toxic apolipoprotein E4 effects in human iPSC-derived neurons is ameliorated by a small-molecule structure corrector. Nat Med. 2018 Apr 09.
  2. Miller ZA, Rosenberg L, Santos-Santos MA, Stephens M, Allen IE, Hubbard HI, Cantwell A, Mandelli ML, Grinberg LT, Seeley WW, Miller BL, Rabinovici GD, Gorno-Tempini ML. Prevalence of Mathematical and Visuospatial Learning Disabilities in Patients With Posterior Cortical Atrophy. JAMA Neurol. 2018 Apr 09.
  3. Erkkinen MG, Z˙˝iga RG, Pardo CC, Miller BL, Miller ZA. Artistic Renaissance in Frontotemporal Dementia. JAMA. 2018 04 03; 319(13):1304-1306.

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