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Faculty Detail    
Name VICTOR WAI-DA SUNG
Director, UAB Huntington's Disease Clinic
Associate Director, UASOM Medical Student Neurology Clerkship
 
Campus Address SC 360 Zip 0017
Phone 205-934-0683
E-mail vsung@uab.edu
Other websites https://www.uab.edu/medicine/neurology/faculty/sung
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Education
Undergraduate  Vanderbilt University    2001  BS, Neuroscience 
Medical School  UT-Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas    2005  MD 
Residency  UAB    2009  Neurology Residency 
Fellowship  UAB    2011  Movement Disorders 

Certifications
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology  2009 


Faculty Appointment(s)
Appointment Type Department Division Rank
Primary  Neurology   Neurology Chair Office Assistant Professor
Center  General Clinical Research Center  Comprehensive Neuroscience Center Assistant Professor

Biographical Sketch 
Victor Sung, a native of Houston, TX, graduated from Vanderbilt University with a B.S. in Neuroscience and a minor in music in 2001. He received his medical degree from UT-Southwestern in Dallas in 2005. He completed his general intern year at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, TX, where he was named Outstanding Overall Intern. He completed residency training in neurology at UAB in 2009, during which time he was elected to membership of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and received the Argus Award for Best Neurology Resident. He completed a VA National Quality Scholars Fellowship and a Movement Disorders Fellowship in 2011.

He currently serves as Director of the UAB Huntington's Disease Clinic, Director of the Birmingham VA Medical Center Stroke Center, Director of the UAB School of Medicine Neurology Clerkship, and Assistant Director of the Birmingham VA Medical Center Quality Scholars Fellowship.

Society Memberships
Organization Name Position Held Org Link
American Academy of Neurology     
Movement Disorders Society     

Research/Clinical Interest
Title
Description
Neurodegenerative disorders, specifically in cognitive and other non-motor features of Parkinson's Disease and Huntington's Disease Quality improvement in outpatient neurology care

Selected Publications 
Publication PUBMEDID
Isolated CNS Whipple Disease with normal brain MRI and false-positive CSF 14-3-3 protein: a case report and review of the literature.  23170246 
Sensitivity and specificity of stroke symptom questions to detect stroke or transient ischemic attack  21311197 
Elevated plasma homocysteine level in patients with Parkinson disease: motor, affective, and cognitive associations  15210523 

Keywords
Huntington's Disease, Parkinson's Disease, Quality improvement