List of famous neurologists with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

A neurologist is someone who diagnoses and treats disorders related to the nervous system, which mainly includes diseases related to the spinal cord, nerves and the brain. Neurologists treat patients who have stroke related problems, epilepsy, Parkinson's disease, brain and nervous system infections, speech difficulties and language disorders and other neurological disorders that may be of either chronic or temporary nature. It is to be noted that neurologists do not perform any kinds of surgeries, which are in fact performed only by specialized neurosurgeons. They are however authorized to recommend surgical treatment to their patients, suffering from any sort of neurological disorder. Neurologists are extensively trained and educated to deal with an array of neurological diseases and thus are frequently called to assist at emergency rooms and also offer their assistance to other physicians and neurosurgeons. The origin of neurology can be traced back to the ancient Egyptian period and the Vedic period in ancient India. The different branches of neurology include, Geriatric neurology, Restorative Neurology, Neurotology and Neuroepidemiology. Here is a compilation of famous neurologists. Explore the biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history and learn more interesting facts and details about them with their biographies.

Ben Carson Ben Carson
American

Sam SheppardSam Sheppard
American

Ralph NorthamRalph Northam
American
Paul KalanithiPaul Kalanithi
American

Howard GardnerHoward Gardner
American

Eric KandelEric Kandel
American

Walter Jackson Freeman IIWalter Jackson Freeman II
American

Colleen McCulloughColleen McCullough
Australian
Julius Wagner-JaureggJulius Wagner-Jauregg
Austrian

Wilder PenfieldWilder Penfield
Canadian

Harvey CushingHarvey Cushing
American

Sid WatkinsSid Watkins
British
Thomas Stoltz HarveyThomas Stoltz Harvey
American

Georges Gilles de la TouretteGeorges Gilles de la Tourette
French
John Langdon DownJohn Langdon Down
British

Sándor FerencziSándor Ferenczi
Hungarian

Carl WernickeCarl Wernicke
German
Charles BellCharles Bell
British

Ludwig GuttmannLudwig Guttmann
German, British
Duchenne de BoulogneDuchenne de Boulogne
French

Henry MarkramHenry Markram
Israeli

Viktor E. FranklViktor E. Frankl
Austrian
Joseph RansohoffJoseph Ransohoff
American

Eric R. KandelEric R. Kandel
American