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Abraham Chyung, MD, PhD

  • Neurology
Accepts new patients
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Contact

9898 Genesee Ave
San Diego, CA 92037
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Phone Number
858-824-5400

Expertise

  • Neurology
  • Epilepsy

Languages

  • Korean
  • English

Biography

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.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Epilepsy, 2017
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology, 2006

Medical Education

  • University of Pennsylvania, MD, 2000

Residencies

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

Fellowships

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

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