Michael Greicius, MD, MPH

Memory disorders specialist

Iqbal Farrukh and Asad Jamal Professor and Professor, by courtesy, of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (Administrative and Academic Special Programs)

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Education & Certifications
  • Internship: New York Presbyterian Cornell Campus Internal Medicine Residency (1997) NY
  • Fellowship: Stanford University Behavioral Neurology Fellowship (2001) CA
  • Residency: Brigham and Women's and Mass General Hospital Neurology Residency (2000) MA
  • Medical Education: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (1996) NY
  • Residency: Brigham and Women's Hospital Harvard Medical School (2000) MA
  • Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology (2003)

Awards & Memberships
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (1996)
  • ISMRM Outstanding Teacher Award in an Annual Meeting Educational Course, International Society for Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Medicine (2011)
  • Listed on Thomson Reuters “The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds”, Thomson Reuters (2014-2016)
  • McKnight Foundation Memory and Cognitive Disorders Award, McKnight Foundation (2015-2018)
  • New Perspectives in fMRI Research Award, Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience (2004)
  • Stanford Neurology Clerkship Teaching Award, Stanford University School of Medicine (2009, 2012)


Practice Locations

Stanford Neuroscience Health Center Palo Alto, CA
Palo Alto, CA

213 Quarry Road

Palo Alto , CA 94304

(650) 723-6469

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Memory Disorders Center Palo Alto, CA
Palo Alto, CA

213 Quarry Road

Palo Alto , CA 94304

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(57 reviews)

Both doctors were very helpful and nice.
Dr. Greicius is extremely knowledgeable, empathetic, compassionate, kind, and considerate. I would not hesitate to recommend him.
I would highly recommend him
Very thorough and done in plain English!
Always happy with Stanford Health experiences
Professional and courteous staff; clean facility.
Both Dr. Greicius and his fellow are great
Dr. GREICIUS is thorough and thoughtful.
M wife is very fortunate to have Dr Greicius as part of her care team during her difficult transition at this point of her life.
Great experience. No problems at all.
He is a very knowledgeable and caring doctor.
She was very detail and patient
Dr Greicius is a superb physician
Excellent attention over the thirty years I have been in the Health Care there.
Dr greicius is wonderful
I am very satisfied with the interaction that I had with Dr. Greicius!
All fine.
Dr. Greicius is very professional, friendly, willing to communicate with me by email or phone anytime we have a concern between scheduled hospital visits. He's a good listener, very knowledgeable, compassionate, and considerate.
All good.
Dr. Greicius is the best! Open, caring advocate when needed -
Excellent care and service.
We came special to Stanford to see Dr. Greicius. My husband can relate to him as he is very patient and if we have more questions, he answers them. My husband feels safe with Dr. Greicius.
I would like to express my gratitude to Dr. Greicius for the care & concern he always showed & even more he would always respond in no time to our emails or phone calls whenever there was a need for that.
We have the highest regard and confidence in Dr. Greicius.
Dr. Greicius is amazing!
Dr. G. is the most gracious doctor I have ever met at Stanford!
Dr. Greicius is very personable & kind. We are so fortunate to have him involved in the care of my husband.
Fabulous experience with fellow and Dr. Greicius -
Time spent was very good.
Very thorough physical exam.
Dr & his assistant dr were amazing.
Dr. Greicius & Dr. Hall - both outstanding - Careful explanations, & good teachers - Did not rush.
I was put at ease at all times - Never rushed or ignored.
Very professional - quality service.
Both doctors were excellent!
He has lightening fast response; fulfilling promises, Rx's, etc.
Good experience.
Very good.
Dr. Greicius is professional, caring, knowledgeable & most important or very important I am confident of a quick reply from him if I have a question between appointments.
Dr. did explain about a change in dosage of medication and the steps that had to be done before the change. He was very thorough. Response should be very good.
The care provider was very professional and sincere in communicating with me.
Dr. Greicius was very caring, informative and thorough. He explained the diagnosis in regular terms that we could understand. His follow-up on the phone greatly appreciated.
We have seen Dr. Grecicius before as he was great. But he was not helpful during this visit and wasn't listening to our concerns or answering questions. It was a rushed, unpleasant visit.
Providers were very patient and compassionate, knew what they were doing made me feel very comfortable.
Having been treated by this care provider for 5 years now, I would like to express my gratitude for him as being so dedicated & concerned about my health.
Dr. Greicius and his assistant were very personable and competent. We were very impressed with the thorough examination.
Resident did NOT introduce herself.
Good experience.
This is first time to see this dr.
OK experience.
Dr. Greicius makes me feel that my needs are being handled by a great professional.

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