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About Brett C Meyer, MD

Brett C. Meyer, MD, is a neurologist at UC San Diego Medical Center, Co-Director of the UC San Diego Stroke Center, and Medical Director for UC San Diego Enterprise Telemedicine. He specializes in acute cerebrovascular disease therapies and technological evaluation and treatment techniques.

His clinical research encompasses clinical stroke scale evaluations, acute and hyper-acute therapies for stroke and cerebral hemorrhage, and Internet applications of telemedicine technology for the evaluation and treatment of stroke patients.

Dr. Meyer was the Principal Investigator for an NIH funded clinical research trial (STRokE DOC) assessing the use of telemedicine in acute stroke management consultations. This 5 year trial assessed whether the use of telemedicine technologies can result in appropriate treatment decisions for acute stroke and assist with thrombolytic administrations. Dr. Meyer has trained multiple fellows in the implementation, deployment, and clinical use of telemedicine technologies. Graduating fellows have successfully implemented telemedicine techniques into clinical practices throughout the USA. Dr. Meyer is also the Medical Director for the UC San Diego Department of Telemedicine. In this role, he is responsible for the development and implementation of numerous telemedicine initiatives for multiple specialties throughout the entire medical center and their spoke partnerships.

Dr. Meyer has presented at major academic meetings on varied topics related to clinical cerebrovascular disease including acute stroke management and clinical research, and has been published in numerous journals including The New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet Neurology, Stroke, Neurology, The International Journal of Stroke and The Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases. He has been on multiple national advisory boards for telemedicine, and is the co-author of two AHA policy publications on telemedicine implementation and recommendations for telemedicine use in systems of care.

Dr. Meyer has special interest in the area of clinical neurology training and has won extensive awards for his expertise in clinical teaching. Dr. Meyer is a member of several professional organizations including the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, American Academy of Neurology, American Stroke Association - Stroke Council, American Medical Association and the American College of Physicians.

UC San Diego Health Links
For more information on neurology at UC San Diego Health, see Neurological Institute.
For more information, see Stroke Center.

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UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
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Medical Degree

  • University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Fellowship

  • UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Residency

  • University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Gender

  • Male

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
  • Vascular Neurology

Conditions and Treatments

  • Acute Stroke Therapies
  • Stroke
  • Cerebrovascular Accident
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted