ROTARIAN OF THE WEEK  –  Bill Buxton, Club Member since 2004

Bill is board certified in Adult Neurology with a Subspecialty Certification in Clinical Neurophysiology and additional certification in Electrodiagnostic Medicine. He serves as Director of Neuromuscular and Neurodiagnostic Medicine and of Fall Prevention at Pacific Neuroscience Institute and has been recognized as a fellow of both the American Neurologic Association and the American Academy of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine.

He graduated with a BS in Biochemistry from UCLA, attended UCLA Medical School, interned in Internal Medicine at UCLA and completed his residency in Neurology at UCLA. Thereafter, he completed a combined UCLA and Cedars-Sinai fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology. During his time at UCLA, he received numerous awards and honors, including the Richard Walter Award for outstanding performance in the neurology clerkship.

Upon completing his training in 2002, Dr. Buxton joined the UCLA faculty and was one of three founders of UCLA – Santa Monica Neurological Associates. From 2003 to 2018, he served as Medical Director of the Neurodiagnostics Lab at UCLA – Santa Monica Medical Center. From 2015 to 2018, he served as quality officer at the UCLA Department of Neurology. Dr. Buxton has been recognized by the Super Doctors, Los Angeles Magazine Top Doctors, and Marquis Who’s who programs.

Dr. Buxton continues teaching trainees at UCLA as a voluntary Health Sciences Associate Professor. He, his wife Verna and their three sons are proud to call Santa Monica home and they are active participants in many community service programs.