Dr. Changrui Xiao is a board-certified UCI Health neurologist, clinical geneticist and medical biochemical geneticist who specializes in neurogenetics and neurometabolism.

Changrui Xiao, MD

Specialties

Clinical Genetics and Genomics, Neurology

Clinical Interests

biochemical genetics, neurogenetics, neurometabolism, adult inherited metabolic diseases, spinocerebellar ataxia, late onset Sandhoff disease, late onset Tay-Sachs disease

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Medical Services
Certifications
  • American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics, Clinical Genetics and Genomics
  • American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics, Medical Biochemical Genetics
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology
Language
  • English
Gender
Male
Medical School
Duke University School of Medicine
Internship
University of Chicago MedicineInternal Medicine
Residency
University of Chicago MedicineNeurology
Fellowship
National Institutes of Health Clinical CenterMedical Genetics & Genomics
National Institutes of Health Clinical CenterUndiagnosed Diseases
National Institutes of Health Clinical CenterMedical Biochemical Genetics
Professional Positions
  • Assistant Professor — Department of Neurology, UCI School of Medicine
  • Member — American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics
  • Member — American Academy of Neurology
  • Member — Society for Inherited Metabolic Disorders
Awards and Recognition
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, 2017 — Pritzker School of Medicine Resident honoree
More Information

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.

UCI Health Gottschalk Medical Plaza
1 Medical Plaza Drive
Irvine, CA 92697
Phone: 949-824-8600
UCI Health ALS Neuromuscular Center
200 S. Manchester Ave., Suite 110
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-2332
Fax: 714-456-5997
Pavilion 1
UCI Medical Center
101 The City Drive South, Building 30
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-7720