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Yuen So

Academic Appointments

  • Professor of Neurology at the Stanford University Medical Center

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Contact Information

  • Clinical Offices
    Department of Neurology 300 Pasteur Dr Rm A301 MC 5325 Stanford, CA 94305
    Tel Work (650) 498-7551 Fax (650) 725-4197
    211 Quarry Rd Ste 206 Hoover Bldg MC 5992 Palo Alto, CA 94304
    Tel Work (650) 498-7551 Fax (650) 725-4197
  • Academic Offices
    Personal Information
    Tel (650) 725-4341
    Alternate Contact
    Angelica Martinez Administrative Assistant Tel Work (650) 725-4341
    Not for medical emergencies or patient use

Professional Overview

Clinical Focus

  • Neuropathy
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Electromyography
  • Myositis
  • Muscular Dystrophies
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Academic Appointments

Administrative Appointments

  • Director, Residency Program, Department of Neurology (1999 - 2010)
  • Director, Neurology Clinics, Department of Neurology (1999 - present)

Honors and Awards

  • AAMC Humanism in Medicine Award, Association of American Medical Colleges (2005)
  • America¬ís Top Physicians, Consumers¬í Research Council of America (2004)
  • Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors, Inc. (2003-present)
  • L. Forno Award for Teaching Excellence, Stanford Department of Neurology (1999)
  • Elected member, American Neurological Association (1997)

Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations

  • Chair, Practice Issues Review Panel, American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine (2007 - present)
  • Co-Chair, Therapeutics and Technology Assessment Subcommittee, American Academy of Neurology (2003 - 2009)

Professional Education

Board Certification: Neuromuscular Medicine, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (2011)
Internship: UCSF Medical Center CA (1984)
Medical Education: Yale University School of Medicine CT (1982)
Fellowship: UCSF Medical Center CA (1988)
Residency: UCSF Medical Center CA (1987)
Board Certification: Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (1989)
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Prior Year Coursescourses of Yuen So

Scientific Focus

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

Research in the diagnosis, pathophysiology and treatment of peripheral neuropathy, motor neuron diseases including ALS and SMA, nerve injuries and muscle diseases. Application of clinical neurophysiological methods to neurological diagnosis. Neurological complications of HIV infection. Development of evidence-based medicine pertaining to the practice of neurology.


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