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About Betul M. Gundogdu, MD

Betul Gundogdu, MD, is a board-certified neurologist who cares for patients with neuromuscular disorders such as ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or Lou Gehrig's disease), myasthenia gravis, inflammatory neuropathies and muscular dystrophies. She serves as director of electromyography (EMG) laboratory and electrodiagnostic services at UC San Diego Health.

Her research interests include ALS translational research, advanced techniques in electrophysiology as well as treatment of autoimmune neuromuscular disorders.

Prior to joining UC San Diego Health, Dr. Gundogdu was an associate professor in the Department of Neurology at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. She also was chief of neurology at Central Arkansas Veterans Hospital.

Dr. Gundogdu completed subspecialty training in neuromuscular diseases/nerve pathology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, and at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. She also did a fellowship in EMG/clinical neurophysiology at University of Chicago Hospitals, where she completed a residency in neurology.

In addition, Dr. Gundogdu earned her medical degree from Istanbul University School of Medicine. She is board certified in neurology as well as electrodiagnostic medicine, and holds certification from the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties in clinical neuromuscular pathology

Outside of work, Dr. Gundogdu enjoys being outdoors with family, biking and gardening.

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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

  • Istanbul University, Cerrahpasa Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey

Residency

  • University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, IL

Fellowship

  • University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, IL

Fellowship

  • Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Fellowship

  • Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Gender

  • Female

Languages

  • Turkish

Date Joined Staff

  • 2018-09-06

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Neurology

Conditions and Treatments

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Inflammatory Neuropathies
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