Namita Goyal

Namita A. Goyal, MD

Specialties

Neuromuscular Medicine, Neurology

Clinical Interests

amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), muscular dystrophies, myasthenia gravis, myositis

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Certifications
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neuromuscular Medicine [P&N]
Language
  • English
Medical School
Ross University School of Medicine
Internship
UIC-Christ Hospital & Medical CenterInternal Medicine
Residency
University of Chicago HospitalsNeurology
Fellowship
Massachusetts General HospitalClinical Neurophysiology/EMG
Professional Positions
  • Associate Professor — Department of Neurology, UCI School of Medicine
  • Co-director — UCI Health ALS Neuromuscular Center
  • Director — Neurology Clinical Trials Unit, UCI School of Medicine
  • Director — Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship Program, Department of Neurology
  • Fellow — American Academy of Neurology 
Awards and Recognition
  • Physicians of Excellence, Orange County Medical Association — 2019-2021
More Information

Dr. Namita Goyal is a board-certified, fellowship-trained UCI Health neurologist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of neuromuscular disorders. She serves as co-director of the UCI Health ALS Neuromuscular Centerone of only six Muscular Dystrophy Association-designated centers in California.

Her clinical interests include muscular dystrophies, muscle disease, myasthenia gravis, myositis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and demyelinating neuropathies. Certified in electrodiagnostic medicine, she performs a number of procedures including adult and pediatric electromyogram (EMG), single-fiber EMG and muscle biopsies.

Goyal received her medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine in Bridgetown, Barbados. She 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 as a faculty member.

She is the lead site investigator for several clinical trials involving neuromuscular diseases, with a special focus on ALS and myositis, and directs neurology clinical trials for the UCI School of Medicine. She also is the author of several published articles on neuromuscular disorders and is a frequent guest speaker at national conferences.

In addition to her clinical and research work, she is a mentor to neurology fellows and residents and director of the Department of Neurology's neuromuscular medicine fellowship program.

Goyal sees patients at the ALS & Neuromuscular Center in Orange

UCI Health ALS & Neuromuscular Center
200 S. Manchester Ave., Suite 110
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-2332
Fax: 714-456-5997