Alon Y. AvidanBS, MD, MPH, FAAN, FAASM
Alon Y. Avidan, MD, MPH is Professor and Vice Chair in the Department of Neurology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and Director of the UCLA Sleep Disorders Center.Dr Avidan received both a medical degree and a master’s degree in public health from George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC. He completed an internship in internal medicine and pediatrics at Loma Linda University Medical Center, a residency in neurology at Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, and a fellowship in clinical neurophysiology and sleep disorders medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation.
Dr Avidan is a member of the Sleep Medicine Section of the American Academy of Neurology and a task force member of Sleep, Alertness, and Fatigue Education in Residency (SAFER).He is currently licensed to practice medicine in California.His clinical interests include management of insomnia, sleep disordered breathing, restless legs syndrome, circadian rhythm disorders, geriatric sleep medicine and hypersomnia. He has a special interest in movement disorders of sleep, particularly the parasomnias and REM sleep behavior disorder (RBD).