Neurology

Audrey Foster-Barber, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Neurology
Pediatric Neurologist

Dr. Audrey Foster-Barber is an expert in pediatric neurology who has a special interest in treating problems related to seizure, headache and neurocutaneous disorders. She also specializes in encephalitis as well as neurocritical care and palliative care or the care of children with terminal illness. In her treatment of children with neurological disorders,...

Dawn Gano, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Neurology
Pediatric Neurologist

Dr. Dawn Gano is a pediatric neurologist in the Neuro-Intensive Care Nursery and Neonatal Neurology Follow-Up Program at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco. Gano specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of neurological disorders in newborns, as well as comprehensive follow-up throughout childhood.

Her research centers on promoting brain health in premature babies by...

Elliott Sherr, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor, Neurology
Pediatric Neurologist

Dr. Elliott H. Sherr is dedicated to the care of children with neurological disorders and to finding the causes and treatments for these diseases. He directs the Comprehensive Clinic for Brain Development, which diagnoses and treats children with MRI-visible disorders of brain development. These patients frequently have epilepsy, developmental delay and autism. Sherr also is co-director of the...

Nalin Gupta, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor, Neurological Surgery
Chief, Pediatric Neurological Surgery
Director, Pediatric Neurological Surgery Program
Principal Investigator, Brain Tumor Research Center
Dennis Bruce Dettmer Endowed Chair in Pediatric Neurosurgery

Director of the Department's Pediatric Neurological Surgery Program, Dr. Gupta has specialty interests in the evaluation and surgical management of neurological disorders in children, including such conditions as brain tumors, hydrocephalus, cranial and spinal congenital anomalies, and epilepsy. After his residency training in neurological surgery at the University of Toronto in Ontario,...