Victor W. Henderson, MD, MS

Victor W. Henderson, MD, MS

Memory disorders specialist

Bio:   Victor Henderson is professor of health research & policy and of neurology & neurological sciences. His research focuses on risk factors for cognitive aging and dementia, and on interventions to help prevent and treat these disorders. He directs the NIH Stanford Alzheimer's Disease Research Center and co-directs the master degree program in epidemiology & clinical research.
4.9 out of 5
59 Patient Ratings
12 Patient Comments

Stanford Neuroscience Health Center

Memory Disorders Center

Professional Education

  • MD, Johns Hopkins University, Medicine
  • MS, University of Washington, Epidemiology
  • Internship, Duke University, Internal medicine
  • Residency, Washington University, Neurology
  • Fellowship, Boston University, Behavioral Neurology
  • Board Certification: Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry, United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties (2006)
  • Board Certification: Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (1981)

Honors & Awards

  • Kearney Visiting Professor, Mental Health Research Institute of Victoria (2002)
  • Kenneth and Bette Volk Endowed Professorship, University of Southern California (1999-2001)
  • Lawrence C. McHenry Award, American Academy of Neurology (2007)
  • Phi Kappa Phi faculty recognition award, University of Southern California (2001)
  • Top Doctors 2017 (Neurology), San Francisco Magazine
  • Visiting Professor / Visiting Research Scholars Award, University of Melbourne / University of Melbourne Collaborative Research Program (2002)
  • Visiting Professor and Honorary Professor, Aarhus University (2015-)
  • Visiting Scientist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1988-1989)
  • Who's Who in America (2016); Who's Who in the World (2016); America's Top Doctors (2016), -

Administrative Appointments

  • Administrative Vice President, Academic (Faculty) Senate, University of Southern California (1998 - 1999)
  • Chief, Division of Epidemiology (2010 - 2014)
  • Chief, Division of Cognitive Neuroscience & Neurogerontology, University of Southern California (1989 - 2001)
  • Committee on Graduate Studies, Stanford University (2009 - 2012)
  • Director, Stanford Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (2015 - Present)
  • Director, Graduate Program in Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Stanford University (2004 - 2015)
  • Director, Master Program in Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Stanford University (2015 - Present)
  • Senate Steering Committee, Faculty Senate, School of Medicine (2008 - 2012)
  • Subcommittee on University Honors, Faculty Senate (2014 - 2014)

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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

4.5

Wait times

SHC Patient, Dec 2016

VA Hospital has never taken care of me like Stanford.

SHC Patient, Sep 2016

Dr. Henderson is completely affable.

SHC Patient, Sep 2016

Very informative.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

Dr. Henderson was kind, patient, sensitive - Explained issues in laymans terms - Never felt rushed - The most professional doctor I have ever been associated with - (A++.)

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

Thanks it is all I can say, that I am grateful for your attentions.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

The care provider was very thorough! And considerate!

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

Dr. Henderson was a very caring physician, took time to evaluate and discuss my concerns.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Dr. Henderson is an outstanding clinician - he is thorough, thoughtful & caring.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Doctor very caring and able to explain all results.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Anxious to go back to him.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Dr. Henderson was a caring and competent professional.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Good.

4.9 out of 5
59 Patient Ratings
12 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Dec 2016

VA Hospital has never taken care of me like Stanford.

SHC Patient, Sep 2016

Dr. Henderson is completely affable.

SHC Patient, Sep 2016

Very informative.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

Dr. Henderson was kind, patient, sensitive - Explained issues in laymans terms - Never felt rushed - The most professional doctor I have ever been associated with - (A++.)

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

Thanks it is all I can say, that I am grateful for your attentions.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

The care provider was very thorough! And considerate!

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

Dr. Henderson was a very caring physician, took time to evaluate and discuss my concerns.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Dr. Henderson is an outstanding clinician - he is thorough, thoughtful & caring.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Doctor very caring and able to explain all results.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Anxious to go back to him.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Dr. Henderson was a caring and competent professional.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Good.