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About Royya Modir, MD

Royya Modir, MD, is a board-certified neurologist specializing in vascular neurology and the treatment of stroke. Her focus is on treatment strategies for stroke prevention and using thrombolytics for the treatment of acute stroke.

As an assistant professor of neurosciences, Dr. Modir's research is focused on cerebrovascular disease, cardioembolic stroke and the hyperacute management of stroke. She also provides teaching and training for medical students, residents and fellows in the treatment and management of cerebrovascular disease.

She has coauthored numerous articles and her work has been published in Frontiers in Neurology and Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, among others.

During her medical training, Dr. Modir completed a fellowship in vascular neurology at University of California Los Angeles and her internship and residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami. She earned her medical degree from Universidad Central del Caribe in Puerto Rico and her undergraduate degree in biology and Spanish from Loyola Marymount University. She is board certified in neurology and vascular neurology.

Dr. Modir is a member of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and the American Academy of Neurology.

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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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Degree

  • University of Miami, School of Medicine, Miami, FL

Residency

  • University of Miami, School of Medicine, Miami, FL

Fellowship

  • UC Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA

Medical Degree

  • Universidad Central del Caribe, Bayamon, Puerto Rico

Gender

  • Female

Languages

  • Spanish

Date Joined Staff

  • 2013-08-01

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
  • Vascular Neurology

Conditions and Treatments

  • Vascular Neurology
  • Acute Stroke Therapies
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Thrombolytics for Treatment of Acute Stroke
  • Treatment Strategies in Stroke Prevention
  • Stroke
  • Cerebrovascular Accident
  • General Neurology
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