Puneet  Opal, MD/PhD

Puneet Opal, MD/PhD

Associate Professor in Neurology - Ken and Ruth Davee Department and Cell and Molecular Biology


Administrative office: 312-503-4699
Clinic (for patients): 312-695-7950

Abbott Hall Suite 1123
710 N Lake Shore Drive
Chicago IL 60611

Education/Research Website

Hospital Affiliations

I am on the medical staff at the following Feinberg-affiliated hospital(s)

Education and Certification

MD: University of Poona (1989)
PhD: Northwestern University/Feinberg School of Medicine, Neuroscience (1995)
Internship: Saint Francis Hospital, Evanston (1996)
Residency: Univ. of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Neurology (1999)
Postdoctoral Fellowship: Baylor College Of Medicine, Genetics (2003)
Board Certification: Neurology


Description of Interests

Ataxias, spinocerbellar ataxia, movement disorders, neurodegenerative diseases, stroke, cerebrovascular disorders.

Interests (Keywords)

Movement Disorders; Neurogenetics; Stroke

Research and Publications


Institutes and Centers

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