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
James T. GoodrichJames T. Goodrich
American

Sam SheppardSam Sheppard
American

Howard GardnerHoward Gardner
American

Paul KalanithiPaul Kalanithi
American
Walter Jackson Freeman IIWalter Jackson Freeman II
American
Eric KandelEric Kandel
American

Colleen McCulloughColleen McCullough
Australian

António Egas MonizAntónio Egas Moniz
Portuguese

Harvey CushingHarvey Cushing
American
Georges Gilles de la TouretteGeorges Gilles de la Tourette
French

Wilder PenfieldWilder Penfield
Canadian
Sid WatkinsSid Watkins
British

Alexander LuriaAlexander Luria
Russian

Thomas Stoltz HarveyThomas Stoltz Harvey
American
John Langdon DownJohn Langdon Down
British

Ernest JonesErnest Jones
Welsh
Sándor FerencziSándor Ferenczi
Hungarian

Julius Wagner-JaureggJulius Wagner-Jauregg
Austrian

Charles BellCharles Bell
British, Scottish
W. H. R. RiversW. H. R. Rivers
British
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Carl WernickeCarl Wernicke
German
Ludwig GuttmannLudwig Guttmann
German, British

Duchenne de BoulogneDuchenne de Boulogne
French

Vladimir BekhterevVladimir Bekhterev
Russian

Henry MarkramHenry Markram
Israeli
Charles-Édouard Brown-SéquardCharles-Édouard Brown-Séquard
Mauritian

John Hughlings JacksonJohn Hughlings Jackson
British

Robert RemakRobert Remak
German, Polish

Viktor E. FranklViktor E. Frankl
Austrian

Pierre MariePierre Marie
French
Manfred SakelManfred Sakel
Ukrainian, American

Édouard ClaparèdeÉdouard Claparède
Swiss
Silas Weir MitchellSilas Weir Mitchell
American

Joseph RansohoffJoseph Ransohoff
American

Eric R. KandelEric R. Kandel
American
Fred PlumFred Plum
American

Michal SchwartzMichal Schwartz
Israeli
Bronson CrothersBronson Crothers
American

Henry MarshHenry Marsh
British

John O'KeefeJohn O'Keefe
British, American