Dr. Monica Lavian is a fellowship-trained neurologist who specializes in caring for patients living with neuromuscular diagnoses like ALSRequest Appointment
University of California, Irvine (Neurology)
University of California, Irvine (Neuromuscular Medicine)
Medical school-Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
Undergraduate-University of California, Irvine (BS, Biological Sciences)
American Academy of Neurology (AAN): Member
Dr. Monica Lavian completed both her Neurology residency and Neuromuscular fellowship at the University of California, Irvine. She is a Member of the American Academy of Neurology.
Dr. Lavian is especially enthusiastic about the field’s ever-expanding arsenal of tests and treatments for neurologic diseases. In her words, “I was drawn to Synapticure not only because it provides comprehensive care for our patients in a convenient manner, but also Synapticure is at the forefront of ever expanding diagnostic and treatment advancements in Neuromuscular diseases with offering genetic testing, comprehensive treatment plans, and overall access for our patients so they can experience top notch comprehensive care.”
Tim Lai MD, Monica Lavian DO, Lama Al-Khoury MD, Shuichi Suzuki MD, Wengui Yu MD, PhD. Individualized Time Window for Endovascular Therapy in Acute Basilar Artery Occlusion: Case Report and Literature Review. Neurological Cases. December 2016; 3(2): 1-4.
Lavian, M., Goyal, N., Mozaffar, T. “Sporadic inclusion body myositis misdiagnosed as granulomatous myositis.” Neuromuscular Disorders. September 2016. 25, S239 - S240. Article in Press
Huaiyu Gu, Shaojuan Amy Jiang, Jorge M. Campusano, Jorge Iniguez, Hailing Su, Andy An Hoang, Monica Lavian, Xicui Sun, and Diane K. O'Dowd. “Cav2-Type Calcium Channels Encoded by cac Regulate AP-Independent Neurotransmitter Release at Cholinergic Synapses in Adult Drosophila Brain”. J Neurophysiol. 2009 January; 101(1): 42–53.
Dr. Lavian is great and I really appreciate her help.