Dr. Christopher Giza

  • Pediatrics
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Languages supported at his practice: English
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Treats Children

Dr. Giza's Background

Bio

Christopher Giza graduated from Dartmouth College, received his M.D. from West Virginia University and completed his internship at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Giza then trained in Adult and Pediatric Neurology at UCLA. He then worked on the Yosemite Search and Rescue team before joining the UCLA Brain Injury Research Center. Dr. Giza traveled to Afghanistan in 2011 as a civilian advisor to the Department of Defense. Dr. Giza co-Chaired the American Academy of Neurology’s committee that developed an evidence-based Practice Guideline for Managemen of Sports Concussions from 2009-2013. He currently serves on advisory committees for TBI/concussion with the CDC, NCAA, MLS and USSF, and has been a clinical consultant for the NFL, NHL and MLS. He is currently Professor of Pediatric Neurology and Neurosurgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine and Mattel Children’s Hospital and director of the UCLA Steve Tisch BrainSPORT program

Specialties
Hospital Affiliations
Education
  • Fellowship, 1996
  • UCLA School of Medicine
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Fellowship, 2000
  • UCLA School of Medicine
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Residency, 1994
  • UCLA School of Medicine
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Medical School, 1990
  • West Virginia University Hospital
  • Morgantown, WV