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FERNANDO MIRANDA, MD

FERNANDO MIRANDA, MD

BIO

Dr. Fernando Miranda, MD, is an internationally recognized cognitive and behavioral neurologist specializing in children with learning problems and developmental delays. An Associate Professor at UCSF, Dr. Miranda has authored many articles and appeared on the Good Morning America show. He helps children with all kinds of minds grow into young adults with increased functioning, self-awareness, and self-esteem, and speaks frequently on issues concerning autism, AD/HD and patient empowerment and health and wellness.

Fernando Miranda, M.D. is the founder and Neurologist for Bright Minds Institute. After graduating from medical school in 1972, he completed his internship and residency in Neurology at the University of Maryland in Baltimore.  His post graduate training was in Behavior and Cognition at Baltimore City Hospitals and Johns Hopkins Hospital.  He co-founded the Maryland Regional Sleep Disorders Center for the Johns Hopkins Neurology Department and Baltimore City Hospitals.  Dr. Miranda was on the faculty in the Department of Neurology at Johns Hopkins Medical School, served as chairperson for the Division of Neurology and Neurosurgery at the Lovelace Clinic in Albuquerque, NM and has maintained a private practice in Vero Beach, Florida, and San Francisco since l989.  Dr. Miranda is board certified in neurology, electroencephalography, neurological rehabilitation, sleep disorders, and evoked potentials.  He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology.  Dr. Miranda has written numerous articles and book chapters on sleep disorders, electroencephalography, cognition and attention disorders.

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