Les Dorfman, MD

Les Dorfman, MD

Multiple sclerosis specialist, Neuromuscular neurologist, Neurophysiologist, General neurologist

Bio:   Dr. Dorfman is a board-certified neurologist and clinical neurophysiologist. He sees patients with all kinds of neurological issues, but specializes in neuro-immunology (especially multiple sclerosis) and in neuromuscular disorders. He also performs electromyography (EMG) and evoked potential (EP) testing.
4.9 out of 5
78 Patient Ratings
18 Patient Comments

Stanford Neuroscience Health Center

Multiple Sclerosis Center

Neuromuscular Program

Neurodiagnostic Labs

Professional Education

  • Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine Registrar (1973) CA
  • Board Certification: Electrodiagnostic Medicine, American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine (1989)
  • Fellowship: Mayo Clinic (1974) AZ
  • Residency: Greenwich Hospital (1970) CT
  • Internship: Greenwich Hospital (1969) CT
  • Medical Education: Albert Einstein College of Medicine (1968) NY
  • Board Certification: Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (1975)
  • Fellowship: National Hospital (1974) UKEngland
  • BSc, McGill University, Physiological Psychology (1964)
  • MD, Albert Einstein, Medicine (1968)

Honors & Awards

  • Director, American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine (1999-2005)
  • President, AAEM Foundation for Research and Education (1997-98)
  • President, American Association for Electrodiagnostic Medicine (1997-98)
  • President, Association of California Neurologists (2002-04)

Administrative Appointments

  • Director, Stanford Multiple Sclerosis Clinic (1974 - 2014)
  • Director, SHC/LPCH Electromyography Laboratories (1991 - 2013)
  • Director, SHC/LPCH Evoked Potential Laboratories (1991 - 2013)
  • Director, Stanford Neurodiagnostic Laboratories (1994 - 2013)
  • Director, Residency Program in Clinical Neurophysiology (1995 - 2013)
4.9

Friendliness

4.8

Explanations

4.8

Listens

4.8

Includes you in decisions

4.9

Clear Communication

4.9

Confidence in your doctor

4.9

Recommended to others

4.7

Wait times

SHC Patient, Dec 2016

Good.

SHC Patient, Nov 2016

Dr. Dorfman went out of hi way to be, kind, thorough & helpful. Good communicator - Responsible.

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

Dr. Dorfman is very kind and caring he tells it like it is and I greatly appreciate that. He is always attentive.

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

Dr. Leslie Dorfman was terrific and spent quite a bit of time explaining the results of the MRI that I'd had of my brain.

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

Dr. Dorfman is the BEST!!!

SHC Patient, May 2016

Very personable & professional.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

I finally feel my MS will be monitored & I have a real source for information. Was undiagnosed for 10+ years.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Excellent.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

The doctor was very helpful, I asked to be his patient.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Excellent

SHC Patient, May 2015

Dr. Dorfman did an exceptional job moving my case along to surgery. Very much appreciated.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

Dr. Dorfman answered my questions as well as my partner's & my sister's questions - inclusive & friendly.

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4.9 out of 5
78 Patient Ratings
18 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Dec 2016

Good.

SHC Patient, Nov 2016

Dr. Dorfman went out of hi way to be, kind, thorough & helpful. Good communicator - Responsible.

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

Dr. Dorfman is very kind and caring he tells it like it is and I greatly appreciate that. He is always attentive.

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

Dr. Leslie Dorfman was terrific and spent quite a bit of time explaining the results of the MRI that I'd had of my brain.

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

Dr. Dorfman is the BEST!!!

SHC Patient, May 2016

Very personable & professional.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

I finally feel my MS will be monitored & I have a real source for information. Was undiagnosed for 10+ years.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Excellent.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

The doctor was very helpful, I asked to be his patient.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Excellent

SHC Patient, May 2015

Dr. Dorfman did an exceptional job moving my case along to surgery. Very much appreciated.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

Dr. Dorfman answered my questions as well as my partner's & my sister's questions - inclusive & friendly.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

Dr. Dorfman is one of the best neurologists Stanford has on staff.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Good.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Dr. Dorfman has monitored a cervical myelopathy condition for more than a dozen years. He takes an inordinate amount of time with me during these annual appointments to be sure the condition has stabilized.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Dr. Dorfman is awesome!

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Very impressed with whole experience and demeanor of Dr. Dorfman.

SHC Patient, Jan 2014

Dr. Dorfman is great person.