Josef Parvizi MD PhD

Epilepsy specialist, Neurophysiologist

Bio:   Dr Parvizi completed his medical internship at Mayo Clinic and Neurology Residency at BIDMC Harvard Medical School before joining the UCLA for fellowship training in clinical neurophysiology and epilepsy. He has worked at Stanford University Medical Center since 2007 and specializes in treating patients with uncontrollable seizures. Dr. Parvizi is the principal investigator in the Laboratory of Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience whose research activities have been supported by National Institute of Health, National Science Foundation, and private foundations. To find out more about Dr Parvizi's scholarly activities please visit http://med.stanford.edu/parvizi-lab.html.
4.8 out of 5
83 Patient Ratings
24 Patient Comments

Stanford Neuroscience Health Center

Comprehensive Epilepsy Program

Neurogenetic Oncology Program

Professional Education

  • Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Harvard Medical School (2006) MA
  • Fellowship: UCLA (2007) CA
  • Board Certification: Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (2008)
  • Internship: Mayo Graduate School of Medicine (2003) MN
  • Medical Education: University of Oslo Medical School (1995) Norway
  • PhD, University of Iowa, Neuroscience (1999)
4.9

Friendliness

4.9

Recommended to others

4.8

Explanations

4.9

Listens

4.8

Includes you in decisions

4.8

Clear Communication

4.9

Confidence in your doctor

4.5

Wait times

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

I was VERY pleased with Dr. Parvizi & the way he was telling me how I was doing during my follow up visits.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Excellent attention & concern exhibited.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Very helpful.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Very interesting at the time but I can't remember many details.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Since my contact it had been(very special). Stanford is always recommended.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Parvizi has been a great care provider since the day I first met him. Great listener, explains in a way I could comprehend and if necessary, breaks down info further w/o making me feel ignorant.

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

I would and have recommended my doctor to many.

SHC Patient, Jun 2015

Dr Parvizi has been excellent working with me through this whole process.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

I would suggest this staff to anyone. It has been AWESOME!!!

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

My doctor is stellar. I have full confidence in him & would recommend him highly.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Dr. Parvizi is very knowledgeable... and seizure medications. I depend on his expertise to enhance the quality of my life.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Dr. Parvizi is the best doctor. I travel all the way from Reno that tells a lot!

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4.8 out of 5
83 Patient Ratings
24 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

I was VERY pleased with Dr. Parvizi & the way he was telling me how I was doing during my follow up visits.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Excellent attention & concern exhibited.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Very helpful.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Very interesting at the time but I can't remember many details.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Since my contact it had been(very special). Stanford is always recommended.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Parvizi has been a great care provider since the day I first met him. Great listener, explains in a way I could comprehend and if necessary, breaks down info further w/o making me feel ignorant.

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

I would and have recommended my doctor to many.

SHC Patient, Jun 2015

Dr Parvizi has been excellent working with me through this whole process.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

I would suggest this staff to anyone. It has been AWESOME!!!

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

My doctor is stellar. I have full confidence in him & would recommend him highly.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Dr. Parvizi is very knowledgeable... and seizure medications. I depend on his expertise to enhance the quality of my life.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Dr. Parvizi is the best doctor. I travel all the way from Reno that tells a lot!

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Dr. Parvizi respected my decision to not pursue surgery, and has been great with my questions now that I am going that way.

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

If I could rate Dr. Parvizi & his team higher, I would! Fantastic experience.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Dr. Parvizi is a very caring doctor. Having issues relating to the brain are never easy to handle, but he was very helpful and took the time to explain.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Couldn't have been better! Dr. Pavesi instilled confidence and trust at first visit. Very thorough.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Dr. Parvizi answered a question I had by taking out his iPhone and looking at my brain mapping images. He shared them with me and came to a conclusion about what I had experienced. It was great -

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

I really like this doctor, especially his intelligence & sense of humor. (And he listens intently to my concerns.)

SHC Patient, May 2014

Dr. Parvasi is great.

SHC Patient, May 2014

Excellent.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Good.

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

Was very impressed with the doctor he explained things in a way that I understood.

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

No complain so far so goooood.

SHC Patient, Jan 2014

When I tried to voice a concern to my doctor (two times) he wouldn't even let me finish my sentence; wouldn't listen.