Victor W. Henderson, MD, MS

Memory disorders specialist

4.8 out of 5
30 Patient Ratings
4 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

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

Administrative Appointments

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

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4.8

Friendliness

4.9

Recommended to others

4.8

Explanations

4.8

Listens

4.7

Includes you in decisions

4.8

Clear Communication

4.9

Confidence in your doctor

4.1

Wait times

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.

4.8 out of 5
30 Patient Ratings
4 Patient Comments

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.