Abraham Chyung, MD, PhD

Abraham Chyung, MD, is a neurologist specializing in the evaluation and treatment of memory and seizure disorders. With a doctorate degree in Alzheimer’s disease research, he has a strong clinical interest in conditions that cause memory loss. These include Alzheimer’s disease, frontotemporal dementia, Lewy body dementia, vascular dementia, normal pressure hydrocephalus and other dementia syndromes.

Dr. Chyung has subspecialty fellowship training in epilepsy and is a co-director of the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit at Scripps Memorial Hospital in Encinitas. He has published peer-reviewed articles on the subject of both dementia and epilepsy.

He believes that open communication and listening are the foundations of lasting relationships, something that Dr. Chyung strives to establish with each of his patients.

In his spare time he stays active by exercising regularly.

Specialties

  • Neurology

Areas of Expertise

  • Epilepsy
  • Neurology

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology, 2009
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, Neurology, 2006

Medical Education

  • University of Pennsylvania, MD, 2000

Internships

  • University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, Internal Medicine, 2001

Residencies

  • University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, Neurology, 2004

Fellowships

  • University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, Epilepsy, 2005