David A. Lapides

David A. Lapides, MD

Division:
General Neurology Appointment
Department:
Neurology
Primary Location:

PO Box 800394

Charlottesville, Virginia 22908

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Expertise
ABMS Certification:
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
About
Title:
Instructor
Biography

Dr. Lapides grew up in Annapolis, MD. He attended undergraduate school at St. John’s College in Santa Fe, NM where he majored in Liberal Arts and wrote his thesis on Shakespeare’s King Henry IV, part 1. After completing his pre medical studies at the University of Pennsylvania, he attended the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Throughout his undergraduate training he participated in neuroscience translational research focusing on epilepsy models and channelopathies.

He completed both his residency in neurology and fellowship in Multiple Sclerosis/Neuroimmunology at the University of Virginia. Clinically he has particular interest in autoimmune/paraneoplastic encephalitis, neurosarcoidosis and non-MS autoimmune central nervous system disorders. He has an active role in the medical student neurology clerkship and a co-appointment in the UVA Center for Bioethics and Humanities.

He has lived in Charlottesville with his wife and son since 2013.

Education
Primary:
University of Maryland School of Medicine, 2013
Residency:
University of Virginia