Nina Garga, MD

Title(s)Associate Professor, Neurology
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    Title(s)UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences

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    University of California, San Francisco, CA2017Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
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    UCSF Academy of Medical Educators2016Excellence in Teaching Award
    American Epilepsy Society 2006Top Scholar Fellowship Award
    UCB Pharma2004Neurology Residents Scholars Program
    UCSF2005  - 2006Chief Residency in Neurology
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine2001Andrew Doyle Award for Excellence in Neurology
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine2001Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society Induction
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine1998Icahn Fellowship Award for the Study of Child Protection
    UC Berkeley1996  - 1998Golden Key National Honor Society
    UC Berkeley1994Chancellor's Scholarship Award

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    Nina I. Garga, MD is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Neurology at UCSF, and serves as the Director of the Southwest Regional VA Epilepsy Center of Excellence (ECoE) and the San Francisco VA ECoE. Her clinical duties include oversight of the epilepsy monitoring unit, clinical neurophysiology laboratory, video TeleHealth rural outreach clinics, and outpatient clinics. She is the SFVAMC site director for the ACGME epilepsy fellowship and the Neurology 110 medical student core clerkship, and she directs the VA neurophysiology rotation, a required part of the neurology residency curriculum. Dr. Garga has special interests in curriculum development, interdisciplinary provider education and patient education. She received her doctorate in medicine from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 2002, and completed neurology residency and clinical neurophysiology/epilepsy fellowship at UCSF in 2008. She completed the UCSF School of Medicine Teaching Scholars Program in 2014.

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    1. Rao VR, Lim LE, Fong D, Garga NI, Parko KL. Multicentric Castleman's disease with voltage-gated potassium channel antibody-positive limbic encephalitis: a case report. BMC Neurol. 2015 Feb 04; 15:4. PMID: 25648431.
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    2. Garga N, Lowenstein DH. Posttraumatic epilepsy: a major problem in desperate need of major advances. Epilepsy Curr. 2006 Jan-Feb; 6(1):1-5. PMID: 16477313.
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    3. Panossian LA, Garga NI, Pelletier D. Toxic brainstem encephalopathy after artemisinin treatment for breast cancer. Ann Neurol. 2005 Nov; 58(5):812-3. PMID: 16240360.
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