Dr. Howard Fields MD Neurologist

Dr. Howard Fields is a neurologist in San Francisco, California and is affiliated with UCSF Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Stanford University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 49 years. He is one of 141 doctors at UCSF Medical Center who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: General Neurology

Hospital Affiliation

UCSF Medical Center
Ranked #5 in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Education & Medical Training

University of California at San Francisco
Residency, Neurology, 1972–1973

Boston University Medical Center
Residency, Neurology, 1970–1972

New York University School of Medicine
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1966–1967

Stanford University School of Medicine
Class of 1965

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified in Neurology

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Elected Member, Institute of Medicine
1997

Publications & Presentations

Catechol-O-methyltransferase genotype modulates opioid release in decision circuitry.
Mitchell, J. M.,O'Neil, J. P.,Jagust, W. J.,Fields, H. L.

Intra-VTA Deltorphin, But Not DPDPE, Induces Place Preference in Ethanol-Drinking Rats: Distinct DOR-1 and DOR-2 Mechanisms Control Ethanol Consumption and Reward.
Mitchell, J. M.,Margolis, E. B.,Coker, A. R.,Allen, D. C.,Fields, H. L.

Opioid modulation of ventral pallidal afferents to ventral tegmental area neurons.
Hjelmstad, G. O.,Xia, Y.,Margolis, E. B.,Fields, H. L.


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