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Sara J. Stern-Nezer, MD


Neurocritical Care, Neurology

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  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology - General
  • United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties, Neurocritical Care
  • English
  • Spanish
Medical School
Stanford University School of Medicine
Santa Clara Valley Medical CenterInternal medicine
Stanford University HospitalNeurology
UCLANeurocritical care
Professional Positions
  • Assistant Professor — Department of Neurology, UCI School of Medicine
Awards and Recognition
  • Physicians of Excellence, Orange County Medical Association — 2022
Academic Profile

Dr. Sara Stern-Nezer is a board-certified UCI Health neurologist and neurointensivist who primarily sees patients in the hospital when they are admitted to the neuroscience intensive care unit.

Stern-Nezer earned her medical degree at Stanford School of Medicine in Stanford, Calif., followed by an internal medicine internship at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center and a neurology residency at Stanford Hospital. She also completed a fellowship in neurocritical care at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

Stern-Nezer’s interests include clinical trials in neurocritical care and stroke, quality improvement, sleep and delirium. She also is focused on long-term outcomes after acute neurological injury, including cognitive changes, fatigue and depression.

She sees patients in Orange.

UCI Medical Center
101 The City Drive South
Orange, CA 92868
Fax: 714-456-8995