Associate Professor, Neurology
School of Medicine
Director - Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship Program, Neurology
School of Medicine
Director- ALS Clinic
Co-Director Neuromuscular Center
M.D., Ross University School of Medicine
M.D., University of Chicago, Neurology Residency
M.D., Harvard Medical School, Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship
University of California, Irvine
200 S. Manchester Ave., Suite 206
Mail Code: 4281
Irvine, CA 92697
Neuromuscular Disorders: ALS, Myositis, Muscular Dystrophies, Myopathies, Myasthenia Gravis
Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology (FAAN)
Top Doctor Award, Orange County Medical Association
AB Baker Teacher Award, American Academy of Neurology
Dr. Namita Goyal is a UCI Health neurologist with board certifications in neurology, electrodiagnostic medicine and neuromuscular medicine.
Her clinical interests include muscular dystrophies, muscle disease, myasthenia gravis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and demyelinating neuropathies. She performs a number of diagnostic procedures including adult and pediatric electromyogram (EMG), single-fiber EMG and muscle biopsies.
Dr. Goyal completed a residency in neurology at the University of Chicago Medical Center, followed by a fellowship in electromyography, clinical neurophysiology and neuromuscular disease at Harvard University’s Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, where she subsequently served from 2005 to 2012 as a faculty member. She has been on faculty at UC Irvine since 2012 to present day.
She is a principal investigator for several clinical trials involving neuromuscular diseases. In addition to her clinical and research work, she is a mentor to neurology fellows and residents and serves as director of the neuromuscular medicine fellowship program at the UCI School of Medicine's Department of Neurology.