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David McCollum, MD

David McCollum, MD

Practice Area: Neurosciences Department: Neurology Division: General Neurology Appointment Title: Assistant Professor ABMS Certification: Neurology

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P.O. Box 800394 Charlottesville, VA 22908


David McCollum, MD, is an assistant professor of neurology at UVA. He was born in Austin, TX, and graduated high school in Pflugerville, TX. He received his M.D. from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston and completed residency training at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Florida. He has spent the last three years in private practice as a neurohospitalist in Mississippi where he assisted in the development of an active stroke program, which earned advanced certification for primary stroke centers by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.

McCollum is an active member of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and currently serves on the BrainPAC executive committee and the AAN delegation to the American Medical Association. His professional interests include improving hospital processes, acute neurology and neurologic care and advocating for neurology and patients with neurologic diseases. He is board certified in general neurology.

Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons, running, basketball, college football and reading about cognitive psychology.