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
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
Institute of Medicine
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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