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Gabriel Léger, MD

702.483.6000

Gabriel  Léger, MD

Appointed: 2011

Gabriel Léger, MD
Department: Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health
Associate Staff
Location: Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health
Mail Code Las Vegas
888 W. Bonneville
Las Vegas, NV 89106
WorkAppointment:702.483.6000
WorkFax:702.483.6007
Surgeon:
No
Treats:
Adults Only

Biographical Sketch

Doctor Léger was appointed to the Alzheimer’s Disease Program, Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in October 2011. He completed his training in clinical neurology at the Montreal Neurological Institute, where he also performed research in imaging of neurodegenerative diseases. He completed a clinical fellowship in cognitive and behavioral neurology at Northwestern University. Committed to patient care and clinical research, he is also dedicated to medical education. Before coming to the Cleveland Clinic, he was Assistant Professor and Director of the Neurology Residency program at the University of Montreal. He has participated in a number of clinical trials in the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. In addition, he has special interests and expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of atypical or focal dementias, including frontotemporal dementia (FTD or Pick’s disease), Primary Progressive Aphasia, Posterior Cortical Atrophy, and dementias with Lewy bodies, which include the Parkinson’s Disease Dementia.

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Northwestern University Affiliated Hospitals
Cognitive Behavioral Neurology
Chicago, IL USA
2003
Fellowship - Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital
Movement Disorders
Montreal, Quebec Canada
2001
Residency - Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital
Neurology
Montreal, Quebec Canada
2000
Medical School - McGill University Faculty of Medicine
Montreal, Quebec Canada
1995
Undergraduate - McGill University
Montreal, Quebec Canada
1987

Certifications

  • Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada- Medicine

Treatment & Services

  • Cognitive/neuropsychological Evaluations

Specialty in Diseases and Conditions

Industry Relationships

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As of 9/10/2013, Dr. Léger has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by the Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about the Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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