Dr. Shadi Milani-Nejad is a board-certified UCI Health neurologist who specializes in neurophysiology and neuromuscular medicine.

Shadi Milani-Nejad, DO



Clinical Interests

amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), electrodiagnostic studies, headaches, myasthenia gravis, myositis, nerve (neuropathic) pain, neuromuscular disorders

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  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology
  • English
  • Farsi
Medical School
Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine
UCI School of MedicineInternal Medicine
UCI School of MedicineNeurology
UCI School of MedicineNeuromuscular Medicine
Professional Positions
  • Assistant Professor — Department of Neurology, UCI School of Medicine
  • Fellow — American Academy of Neurology
More Information

Dr. Shadi Milani-Nejad is a board-certified UCI Health neurologist who specializes in the care and treatment of patients with neuromuscular disorders such as myasthenia gravis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), myositis, neuropathy and headaches.

She is skilled in electrodiagnostic procedures and offers a range of treatment options, including pharmacological therapies and lifestyle modification.

Milani-Nejad earned her medical degree at Midwestern University's Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine in Glendale, Ariz. She completed an internal medicine internship at UCI School of Medicine, where she also completed a residency in neurology and fellowship training in neuromuscular medicine.

Her research interests include the study of antibodies in connection with ALS. She also has done extensive volunteer work, participating on a medical mission to Panama as an undergraduate and working at a soup kitchen and homeless shelters as a medical student.

Milani-Nejad, who is fluent in Farsi, considers neurology a personal calling. She is dedicated to understanding her patients' needs and using her medical training to enhance their quality of life. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, reading and being out on the water.

She sees patients at the .UCI Health ALS & Neuromuscular Center in Orange, as well as in Laguna Hills and Newport Beach.

UCI Health ALS & Neuromuscular Center
200 S. Manchester Ave., Suite 110
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-2332
Fax: 714-456-5997
UCI Health — Laguna Hills
23961 Calle de la Magdalena, Suite 200
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Phone: 949-238-4100
Fax: 866-251-1363
UCI Health Neurology Services
UCI Medical Center, Pavilion 1
101 The City Drive South, Building 30
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-7720
Fax: 855-209-8413
UCI Health Newport — Old Newport Boulevard
401 Old Newport Blvd., Suite 201
Newport Beach, CA 92663