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Alex Fay, PhD

Healthcare Professionals
Pediatric Neurology
UCSF Health
1825 Fourth St
San Francisco, California, United States

Dr. Alex Fay is a pediatric neurologist with special training in neuromuscular diseases, including such disorders as muscular dystrophy, spinal muscular atrophy, Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease and myasthenia gravis. He collaborates with specialists in other disciplines to provide comprehensive care, with the goal of helping children with these disorders stay healthy and achieve their best.

In research, he investigates the genetics of childhood-onset neuromuscular disorders. Dr. Fay earned a doctoral degree in biophysics and his medical degree from UCSF. He completed a residency in pediatric neurology and a fellowship in neuromuscular medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

Dr. Fay is a member of the American Academy of Neurology and Child Neurology Society. In 2016, he received a Child Neurologist Career Development K-12 Award from the National Institutes of Health.