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

Ralph NorthamRalph Northam
American
Sam SheppardSam Sheppard
American

Walter Jackson Freeman IIWalter Jackson Freeman II
American

Paul KalanithiPaul Kalanithi
American

Howard GardnerHoward Gardner
American
António Egas MonizAntónio Egas Moniz
Portuguese
Colleen McCulloughColleen McCullough
Australian

Eric KandelEric Kandel
American

Wilder PenfieldWilder Penfield
Canadian

Harvey CushingHarvey Cushing
American
Sid WatkinsSid Watkins
British

Thomas Stoltz HarveyThomas Stoltz Harvey
American
Ludwig GuttmannLudwig Guttmann
German, British

Alexander LuriaAlexander Luria
Russian

John Langdon DownJohn Langdon Down
British
Sándor FerencziSándor Ferenczi
Hungarian

Julius Wagner-JaureggJulius Wagner-Jauregg
Austrian
Georges Gilles de la TouretteGeorges Gilles de la Tourette
French

Ernest JonesErnest Jones
Welsh

Carl WernickeCarl Wernicke
German
W. H. R. RiversW. H. R. Rivers
British
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Charles BellCharles Bell
British, Scottish
Duchenne de BoulogneDuchenne de Boulogne
French

Vladimir BekhterevVladimir Bekhterev
Russian

James T. GoodrichJames T. Goodrich
American

Robert RemakRobert Remak
German, Polish
Henry MarkramHenry Markram
Israeli

Charles-Édouard Brown-SéquardCharles-Édouard Brown-Séquard
Mauritian

Henri LaboritHenri Laborit
French, Vietnamese

John Hughlings JacksonJohn Hughlings Jackson
British

Viktor E. FranklViktor E. Frankl
Austrian
Pierre MariePierre Marie
French

Manfred SakelManfred Sakel
Ukrainian, American
Joseph RansohoffJoseph Ransohoff
American

Édouard ClaparèdeÉdouard Claparède
Swiss

Silas Weir MitchellSilas Weir Mitchell
American
Eric R. KandelEric R. Kandel
American

Fred PlumFred Plum
American
Michal SchwartzMichal Schwartz
Israeli

Marshall HallMarshall Hall
British

Bronson CrothersBronson Crothers
American

Henry MarshHenry Marsh
British

John O'KeefeJohn O'Keefe
British, American
Teepu SiddiqueTeepu Siddique
Pakistani, American