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

Hospital Affiliation

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

  • German
  • Portuguese
  • Swedish

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.

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Insurances Accepted

  • 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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