Dr. Tyler M Pierson MD Neurologist
Dr. Tyler Pierson is a neurologist in Los Angeles, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine and has been in practice for 13 years. Dr. Pierson accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 46 doctors at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and one of 161 at Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center who specialize in Neurology. He also speaks multiple languages, including German, Portuguese and Swedish.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Neurologist: Neuromuscular Medicine, Child Neurology
Clinical Interests: Rare Diseases, Genetic Predisposition to Disease, Cord Blood Stem Cell Transplantation, Mice
Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center
Ranked #7 in Neurology & Neurosurgery
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Ranked #18 in Neurology & Neurosurgery
Other Languages Spoken
Education & Medical Training
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Residency, Pediatric Neurology, 2002–2006
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center
Fellowship, Neurogenetics/Rare Diseases, 2007–2012
Baylor College of Medicine
Internship, Pediatrics, 2001–2002
Baylor College of Medicine
Class of 2001
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified 5 years in Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
CA State Medical License
Active through 2015
Publications & Presentations
Pharmacologic rescue of axon growth defects in a human iPSC model of hereditary spastic paraplegia SPG3A.
Zhu, P. P.,Denton, K. R.,Pierson, T. M.,Li, X. J.,Blackstone, C.
GRIN2A mutation and early-onset epileptic encephalopathy: personalized therapy with memantine.
Pierson, T. M.,Yuan, H.,Marsh, E. D.,Fuentes-Fajardo, K.,Adams, D. R.,Markello, T.,Golas, G.,Simeonov, D. R.,Holloman, C.,Tankovic, A.,Karamchandani, M. M.,Schreiber, J. M.,Mullikin, J. C.,Tifft, C. J.,Toro, C.,Boerkoel, C. F.,Traynelis, S. F.,Gahl, W. A.
Functional analysis of a de novo GRIN2A missense mutation associated with early-onset epileptic encephalopathy.
Yuan, H.,Hansen, K. B.,Zhang, J.,Pierson, T. M.,Markello, T. C.,Fajardo, K. V.,Holloman, C. M.,Golas, G.,Adams, D. R.,Boerkoel, C. F.,Gahl, W. A.,Traynelis, S. F.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Blue Shield California PPO
- Multiplan PHCS PPO
- United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
- United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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