Vernon Williams, MD, Neurology, Los Angeles, CA, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

VernonBrianWilliamsMD

Neurology Los Angeles, CA

Interventional Neurology, Neuromuscular Medicine, Pain Medicine, Spinal Disorder

Director, Center for Sports Neurology and Pain Medicine

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Summary

  • I am a Sports Neurology and Pain Medicine specialist interested in evaluation and management of neurologic injuries in sports and neuromodulation applied to pain medicine. I also have a strong interest in neurologic contributions to athletic performance (athletic, academic, and professional) and ways to evaluate/measure and "train the brain".

Education & Training

  • Johns Hopkins University
    Johns Hopkins UniversityFellowship, Sports Medicine, 1996 - 1997
  • University of Maryland
    University of MarylandResidency, Neurology, 1993 - 1996
  • Henry Ford Hospital - Wayne State University
    Henry Ford Hospital - Wayne State UniversityInternship, Transitional Year, 1992 - 1993
  • University of Michigan Medical School
    University of Michigan Medical SchoolClass of 1992
  • University of Michigan
    University of MichiganBS, Biomedical Sciences, 1989

Certifications & Licensure

  • CT State Medical License
    CT State Medical License 2012 - 2014
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1997 - 2021
  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 1994 - 1997
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Neurology

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Intrathecal Baclofen for the Management of Uncontrolled Spasticity.  
    Williams V, Staats P, PAIN DIGEST
  • Cocaine Associated Intracranial Hemorrhage: Absence of Vasculitis in Fourteen Cases.  
    Williams V, Neurology

Books/Book Chapters

Lectures

  • Best Approach to Spine Pain Management. 
    Kerlan-Jobe Spine Center Marina Hospital Seminar Series, Manhattan Beach, CA
  • Non-Surgical Management of Back and Chronic Pain. 
    Kerlan-Jobe Spine Center & Marina Hospital Seminar Series, Torrance, CA
  • Non-Surgical Management of Spine Pain. 
    Kerlan-Jobe Spine Center & Marina Hospital Seminar Series, Manhattan Beach, CA
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Press Mentions

  • 101 Unhealthiest Habits on the Planet, in Response to Medical Doctors
    101 Unhealthiest Habits on the Planet, in Response to Medical DoctorsNovember 2nd, 2020
  • 101 Unhealthiest Habits on the Planet, According to Doctors
    101 Unhealthiest Habits on the Planet, According to DoctorsNovember 2nd, 2020
  • How to Prepare for COVID-19 This Winter
    How to Prepare for COVID-19 This WinterOctober 27th, 2020
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