David A. Lapides, MD
- General Neurology Appointment
- Primary Location:
- ABMS Certification:
- American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
Affiliate Faculty, Center for Bioethics and Humanities
Member of the Ethics Consult Service
- Assistant Professor
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.
- University of Maryland School of Medicine, 2013
- University of Virginia
- Neuroimmunology/Multiple Sclerosis, University of Virginia