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Les Dorfman

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Contact Information

  • Clinical Offices
    Clinical Neurosciences 300 Pasteur Dr A343 MC 5235 Stanford, CA 94305
    Tel Work (650) 723-6469 Fax (650) 725-5095
  • Academic Offices
    Alternate Contact
    Ruth Jackson Administrative Assistant Tel Work 650-723-6888
    Not for medical emergencies or patient use

Professional Overview

Clinical Focus

  • Neurology
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Electromyography

Academic Appointments

Administrative Appointments

  • Director, Residency Program in Clinical Neurophysiology (1995 - 2013)
  • Director, Stanford Neurodiagnostic Laboratories (1994 - 2013)
  • Director, SHC/LPCH Evoked Potential Laboratories (1991 - 2013)
  • Director, SHC/LPCH Electromyography Laboratories (1991 - 2013)
  • Director, Stanford Multiple Sclerosis Clinic (1974 - present)

Honors and Awards

  • President, American Association for Electrodiagnostic Medicine (1997-98)
  • President, AAEM Foundation for Research and Education (1997-98)
  • Director, American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine (1999-2005)
  • President, Association of California Neurologists (2002-04)

Professional Education

Fellowship: Mayo Clinic AZ (1974)
Residency: Greenwich Hospital CT (1970)
Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine CA (1973)
Internship: Greenwich Hospital CT (1969)
Medical Education: Albert Einstein College of Medicine NY (1968)
Board Certification: Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (1975)
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Community and International Work



Graduate and Fellowship Program Affiliations

Scientific Focus

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

Clinical electrophysiology of the peripheral and central nervous systems, including nerve conduction velocity; electromyography (EMG); and visual, auditory and somatosensory evoked potentials. Application of digital signal processing techniques in clinical neurophysiology for diagnosis of neurological disorders and for neurological rehabilitation. Multiple sclerosis (MS) diagnosis and treatment. Implementation of new methodologies for teaching clinical neuroscience to undergraduate, graduate and medical students, residents and fellows.


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