Clinical Genetics and Genomics, Neurology
biochemical genetics, neurogenetics, neurometabolism, adult inherited metabolic diseases, spinocerebellar ataxia, late onset Sandhoff disease, late onset Tay-Sachs disease
Dr. Changrui Xiao is a board-certified UCI Health neurologist, clinical geneticist and medical biochemical geneticist who specializes in neurogenetics and neurometabolism. His clinical interests include inborn errors of metabolism in adults, hereditary neurological disorders, spinocerebellar ataxia and late onset Tay-Sachs and Sandhoff diseases.
He earned his medical degree at Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, N.C. He completed an internship in internal medicine and a residency in neurology at the University of Chicago Medical Center in Illinois. He received fellowship training in medical genetics and medical biochemical genetics at the National institutes of Health Clinical Center in Bethesda, Md.
Xiao is the author or co-author of numerous peer-reviewed publications and presentations. He is an associate editor of the journal Molecular Genetics & Genomic Medicine and a consulting editor for GeneReviews. His goal is to provide a medical home for adults with neurogenetic and metabolic conditions and to increase access to precision therapy for these conditions.
He sees patients at Gottschalk Medical Plaza in Irvine, at the ALS & Neuromuscular Center in Orange and Pavilion 1 at UCI Medical Center in Orange.
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