Jeffrey Dunn, MD

Multiple sclerosis specialist

Clinical Professor, Neurology & Neurological Sciences
Bio:   Jeffrey Dunn, MD, FAAN serves as Professor of Clinical Neurology and Division Chief of Clinical Neuroimmunology in the Department of Neurology and Neurosciences at Stanford University. His clinical focus is conditions in which the immune system interacts with the central nervous system to cause disease. His research employs a collaborative interdisciplinary approach to identify biomarkers of disease status, and to identify potential therapeutic targets for novel drug development. Dr. Dunn has served as Principal Investigator in more than 20 clinical trials of new and emerging treatments for MS, many of which have since been FDA approved for use. Dr. Dunn is an elected Fellow and Vice Chair of the Executive Committee of the MS Section of the American Academy of Neurology. He has been awarded the prestigious Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching, and the Arthur Bloomfield Award in recognition of excellence in the teaching of clinical medicine.
4.9 out of 5
206 Patient Ratings
18 Patient Comments

Multiple Sclerosis Center

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • 3rd Floor, Room A301
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-6469
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Professional Education

  • Residency: University of Washington Medical Center (1989) WA
  • Internship: Eastern VA Medical School (1989) VA
  • Medical Education: Temple University School of Medicine (1989) PA
  • Board Certification: Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (1994)
  • Residency, University of Washington, Neurology (1993)
  • M.D., Temple University, Medicine (1989)
  • B.A., Haverford College, French Literature (1983)

Honors & Awards

  • Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching, Stanford University School of Medicine (2013)
  • Top Doctors, US News & World Report (2012-2013)
  • AUPN Neurology national recuitment award, Association of University Professors of Neurology (2012)
  • Arthur L. Bloomfield Award in Recognition of Excellence in the Teaching of Clinical Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine (2011)
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Stanford University School of Medicine (2011-2012)
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Stanford University School of Medicine (2010-2011)
  • AUPN Neurology Recruitment Award (highest percentage in U.S.), Association of University Professors of Neurology (2011)
  • Excellence in Neurology Clerkship Teaching Award, Stanford University Department of Neurology & Neurosciences (2008,2009,2010,2011,2012,2013)
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Stanford University School of Medicine (2009-2010)
  • Lysia K. Forno Award for Excellence in Teaching Neurology Residents, Stanford University Department of Neurology & Neurosciences (2008-2009)
  • Fellow, American Academy of Neurology (2008-present)
  • "America's Top Rated Physicians", Guide to Top Doctors (1998-2007, 2010-2013)

Administrative Appointments

  • Division Chief, Clinical Neuroimmunology (2009 - Present)
  • Director, Stanford Multiple Sclerosis Center & Neuroimmunology Clinic (2008 - Present)
  • Director, Neurology Clerkship Program (2009 - Present)
  • Vice Chair, MS Section, American Academy of Neurology (2014 - Present)
  • Chair, MS Education Workgroup, Multiple Sclerosis Section; American Academy of Neurology (2011 - 2014)
  • Councilor, Executive Committee, Multiple Sclerosis Section; American Academy of Neurology (2010 - 2014)
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Friendliness

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Recommended to others

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Explanations

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Listens

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Includes you in decisions

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Clear Communication

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Confidence in your doctor

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Wait times

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Dr. Dunn listens carefully, answers questions thoroughly and instills great confidence that my health and well being are WELL addressed. I couldn't ask for a better doctor.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Dr. Dunn always explains my problems in detail - (a great person/doctor.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

The care and compassion that Dr. Dunn shared with me (and my husband) was very much appreciated!! Thank you.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Great doctor!

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Dr. Dunn & his staff are the ultimate professionals. They are very caring and comforting. They encourage me and give me hope -

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Again - I just wish we could have seen images at initial visit instead had to come back for follow up which was very inconvenient.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Dr. Dunn is an outstanding doctor and I am fortunate to be able to be under his care.

SHC Patient, May 2014

Dr. Dunn was fantastic! He spent more time with me and I never felt he was rushed. Very thorough. Superb clinical acumen.

SHC Patient, May 2014

Dr. Dunn is very good at what he does.

SHC Patient, May 2014

Dr. Dunn was very informative, thoughtful, and sincere.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Wonderful doc - knows his stuff - very kind - he is wroth the wait.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Jeff Dunn is the best doctor - absolute trust in him -

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4.9 out of 5
206 Patient Ratings
18 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Dr. Dunn listens carefully, answers questions thoroughly and instills great confidence that my health and well being are WELL addressed. I couldn't ask for a better doctor.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Dr. Dunn always explains my problems in detail - (a great person/doctor.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

The care and compassion that Dr. Dunn shared with me (and my husband) was very much appreciated!! Thank you.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Great doctor!

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Dr. Dunn & his staff are the ultimate professionals. They are very caring and comforting. They encourage me and give me hope -

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Again - I just wish we could have seen images at initial visit instead had to come back for follow up which was very inconvenient.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Dr. Dunn is an outstanding doctor and I am fortunate to be able to be under his care.

SHC Patient, May 2014

Dr. Dunn was fantastic! He spent more time with me and I never felt he was rushed. Very thorough. Superb clinical acumen.

SHC Patient, May 2014

Dr. Dunn is very good at what he does.

SHC Patient, May 2014

Dr. Dunn was very informative, thoughtful, and sincere.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Wonderful doc - knows his stuff - very kind - he is wroth the wait.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Jeff Dunn is the best doctor - absolute trust in him -

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Dr. Dunn is very friendly and very good at explaining my condition to me.

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

Dr. Dunn is the best doctor ever!

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

I felt in the best of care -

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

Extremely good! Very respectful of me & my illness.

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

Excellent staff! Very clean office.

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

Dr. Dunn made me feel well taken care of. I slept well for the 1st time in many weeks after that appt.