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Dr. Ali Habib, pictured in his white coat, is a board-certified UCI Health neurologist who specializes in neuromuscular disorders including muscular dystrophy, Lou Gehrig's disease, myopathies and myasthenia gravis.

Ali A. Habib, MD


Neurology, Neuromuscular Medicine

Clinical Interests

amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), muscular dystrophies, myasthenia gravis, neuromuscular disorders

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  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neuromuscular Medicine
  • English
Medical School
Aga Khan University
New York Presbyterian Hospital-CornellInternal Medicine
New York Presbyterian Hospital-CornellNeurology
College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia UniversityNeuromuscular Medicine; Neurophysiology
Columbia UniversityEleanor & Lou Gehrig MDA/ALS Center Fellowship
Professional Positions
  • Associate Professor — Department of Neurology, UCI School of Medicine 
  • Member — American Academy of Neurology
More Information

Dr. Ali A. Habib is a board-certified UCI Health neurologist who specializes in neuromuscular disorders including muscular dystrophy, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), myopathies and myasthenia gravis.

He earned his medical degree at Aga Khan University in Karachi, Pakistan. He completed an internal medicine internship at New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City, where he also completed a residency in neurology. He received fellowship training in neuromuscular medicine and neurophysiology at New York Presbyterian-Columbia University Irving Medical Center, also in New York City. He received additional fellowship training in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) at the Eleanor & Lou Gehrig ALS Center at Columbia University Irving Medical Center.

Habib's research interests include studying treatments for myasthenia gravis, ALS, myositis, myopathy, neuropathy and chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP).

He sees patients in Orange and Costa Mesa

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