Kenneth Leonard Nudleman M.D


Personal Information

  • Business Address:Kenneth L. Nudleman, M.D., Inc.
    801 North Tustin Avenue, Suite 304
    Santa Ana, California 92705
  • Business Telephone:(714) 542-7996
  • Business Fax:(714) 542-3011
  • E-Mail
  • Date of Birth:March 2, 1946
  • Place of BirthMontreal, Canada
  • Citizenship:United States of America Canada
  • Marital Status Married
  • Spouse’s First Name:Sarah
  • Number of Children:Three
  • TAX ID#:33-0872877


  • High School:Outremont High School
    Montreal, Canada 1959-1963
  • University:Sir George Williams University
    Montreal, Canada
    B. Sc. (Honors) 1963-1967
  • Graduate School:Queen’s University
    Kingston, Canada
    M. Sc. (Honors) 1967-1970
  • Medical School:Queen’s University
    Kingston, Canada
    M.D. 1970-1974
  • Internship:Montreal General Hospital,
    Medical Internship 1974-1975
  • Residency:Montreal Neurological Institute
    McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Neurology 1975-1977
  • Fellowship:Montreal Neurological Institute
    Electromyography (EMG)
  • Fellowship:Montreal Neurological Institute
    Electroencephalography, Clinical
    Neurophysiology 1977-1978

Honors and Awards

  • Dean’s Academic Honor Roll
    Sir George Williams University, 1963
  • Dean’s Academic Honor Roll
    Queen’s University 1967-1970
  • Medical Research Council of Canada
    Scholarship 1967-1971
  • Herbert Jasper Prize, Neurophysiology 1978

Medical Licenses

  • State of California (G37407) July, 1978
  • State of New York, July, 1978
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons, British
    Columbia, Canada 1978
  • Quebec Medical License, July, 1975
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons of
    Surgeons of Ontario, Canada 1975

Board Certification

  • The American Board of Psychiatry and
    Neurology. #20896. 1980
  • The Royal College of Physicians and
    Surgeons. F.R.C.P. © Certificate in
    Neurology. #361. 1978
  • The Corporation of Medicine. Quebec,
    Canada. Specialty – Neurology. #8273.
  • The American Board of Electromyography
    and Electrodiagnostics. #0652. 1980
  • The American Board of
    Electroencephalography and
    Neurophysiology. #209. 1980
  • The American Board of Neurology and
    Psychiatry with added Qualifications in
    Clinical Neurophysiology. #0404. 1994
  • The National Board of Medical Examiners.
    #223935. 1978
  • The Medical Council for Canada
    (L.M.C.C.). #38998. 1975


  • Independent Medical Examiner. State of
    California #92-454. 1989-present
  • The American Board of Infrared Imaging.
  • Qualified Medical Examiner (QME).
    California Board of Industrial Relations.
  • Diplomate the American Board of Pain
    Medicine. 1992

Professional Background – Academic Appointments:

Clinical Professor of Neurology, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California. 1993-2000

Associate Clinical Professor, University of California Irvine, Irvine , California, 1985-1993

Assistant Clinical Professor, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California. 1979-1985

Hospital Privileges

Western Medical Center, Santa Ana, California, 2000 – Present

University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Orange, California, 1978 – 2000

Irvine Medical Center, Irvine, California, 1980 – 1996

AMI Hospital, Garden Grove, California, 1988 – 1994

Saddleback Memorial Hospital, Laguna Hills, California, 1985 – 1994


Professional Societies (past and present)

  • American Medical Association
  • California Medical Association

(Professional Societies Continued):

  • Orange County Medical Association
  • Orange County Neurological Society
  • Orange County Epilepsy Association
  • American Back Society
  • American Academy of Clinical Neurophysiology
  • American Association of Neurophysiology and Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • American EEG Association
  • (Professional Societies (past and present)
  • American Infrared Imaging Society
  • Western EEG Society
  • California Society for Industrial Medicine
  • American Society for Neurological Investigation
  • The Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of California
  • The Royal College of Canada Society
  • The Canadian Society of Electro-encephalography

Medical Licenses

California Medical License, # G37407, July 1978.

New York State Medical License, #134869, July 1978. (inactive)

Quebec Medical License, #75-512, July 1975. (inactive)

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, #27848, September, 1975.

Education Awards

Dean’s Academic Honor Roll
Sir George Williams University, 1963.

Dean’s Academic Honor Roll
Queen’s University, 1967-1970.

Medical Research Council of Canada Scholarship, 1967-1971.

Herbert Jasper Prize, Neurophysiology, 1978.

Medical Training

  • Internship, Medicine, Montreal General Hospital, 1974-1975.
  • Residency, Neurology, Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 1975-1977.
  • Fellowship, Electromyography (EMG), Montreal Neurological Institute, 1977-1978.
  • Fellowship, Electroencephalography, Montreal Neurological Institute, 1978.


  • Clinical Professor, Neurology, University of California, Irvine, 1993 – 2000
  • Clinical Professor, Neurology, U.S.C. Voluntary staff 1999 –
  • Director, Neurodiagnostic Laboratory, UCI Medical Center, 1978-1999
  • Chief, Clinical Neurology, UCI Medical Center, 1986-1999
  • Consultant, Fairview State Hospital, 1978-1987

Hospitals and University Committees

  • Medical School Admission, Interviewer, 1981-1988
  • Finance Committee, 1982-1984
  • Rules and Jurisdiction, 1981-1983
  • Private Practice User’s Committee, 1984-1985
  • Medical Risk Management Committee, 1983-1998
  • Chairman, Medical Risk Management, 1991-1998
  • Medical Ethics Committee, 1983, 1986
  • Medical Group Executive Committee, 1984-1999
  • (Hospitals and University Committees – Continued)
  • Executive Committee, 1984-1999
  • Ambulatory Care Committee, 1991-1993

Community Services

  • Orange County Neurological Society – President 1984-1985
  • Scientific Advisory Panel (Neurology) for California Medical Association, 1985
  • Medical Advisory Board, Myasthenia Gravis Foundation, 1983-1996
  • Director, Huntington’s Chorea Center, 1982-1988
  • Examiner, American Association of Electromyography and Electrodiagnosis
  • Professional Advisory Board Orange County Epilepsy Society, 1983
  • Chairman Neurological Section, American Back Society, 1986
  • Executive Board, American Back Society, 1990-1998

(Community Services – Continue)

  • Executive Committee, American Infrared Imaging, 1990-1996
  • Executive Board, Workman’s Compensation Advisor, 1991
  • Executive Review Committee, the Back Letter, 1991
  • Reviewer, Nerve and Muscle
  • Reviewer, Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology

Activities – Department of Neurology

Education Coordinator, 1983- 2000

  1. Neuroanatomy Clinical Correlates
  2. Mechanisms of Disease Course
  3. Clinical Preceptor Program

Supervisor, Electrodiagnostic Fellows, 1980-2000

Annual teaching ward and consultant rounds.

Reading, interpretation and teaching of all studies in neurodiagnostic laboratory including:

  • (A) Electromyography and nerve conduction studies
  • (B) Inpatient/outpatient EEG (adult and pediatric)
  • (C) 24 hour EEG inpatient/outpatient
  • (D) Evoked Reponses, inpatient/outpatient
  • (E) Transcranial Doppler evaluations
  • (F) Carotid duplex imaging studies
  • (G) Interpretation of nerve and muscle biopsies

Medical and administrative neurodiagnostics personnel director.


  • Electro-diagnostics Seminar, Somatosensory Evoked Responses, University of Wisconsin, January, 1985.
  • Somatosensory Evoked Responses, University of California Irvine, Evoked Reponses Course, Costa Mesa, California, February, 1985.
  • Evoked Responses in the infant, Pediatric Evoked Response Course, Utah, University of Utah, February, 1985.
  • Somatosensory Evoked Responses in Intraoperative Monitoring, American Academy of Neurology, Chicago, Illinois, April 1985.
  • Neurological Evaluation of the Spine, North America Lumber Spine Society, Laguna Niguel, California, July, 1985.
  • Somatosensory Evoked Responses, University of California Irvine, Evoked Reponses Course, Irvine, California, February, 1985.
  • Electrodiagnostic Evaluation of Back Pain, American Back Society, Chicago, Illinois, May, 1986.
  • Somatosensory Evoked Responses in Spinal Dysfunction, American Electroencephalography Society, St. Louis, Missouri, July, 1987.
  • Dermatomal Evoked Responses in Diabetes, Diabetic Investigation Group, Phoenix, Arizona, June, 1988.
  • Evaluation of Facial Pain, American Academy of Pain Medicine, Anaheim, California, July, 1988.
  • Brain Injury: Clinical and Electrodiagnostic Evaluation, Head Injury Study Group, Orlando, Florida, August, 1988.
  • Pain: It’s Autonomic Correlates, San Francisco, California, March, 1990.
  • Evaluation of the Painful Hand, American Academy of Pain Medicine, San Diego, California, February, 1989.
  • Hydrocephalus: Symptoms and Diagnosis. March of Dimes Symposium, Costa Mesa, California, February, 1989.
  • Periodic Discharges in Electroencephalography, EEG Technology Society, Huntington Beach, California, February, 1989.
  • Transcranial Doppler – Evaluation of Vertigo O.C.N.S., Orange, California, March, 1989.
  • Pain Evaluation of Spinal Disorders, American Society, Cambridge, Massachusetts, April, 1989.
  • Treatment of Diabetic Neuropathies, American Diabetes Association, Costa Mesa, California, November, 1990.
  • Neurological Complications of Infectious Diseases, St, Joseph’s Hospital, Orange, California, 1990.
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Neurological Evaluations. Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals, Irvine, California, September, 1990.
  • Computerized EEG In Dementia, Dementia Symposium, Las Vegas, Nevada, December, 1990.
  • Clinical Syndrome of Lumbar Spine Disorders, American Back Society, Chicago, Illinois, May, 1990.
  • Evaluation and Management of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Orange Country Court Reporters Association, Anaheim, California, August, 1990.
  • Neurodiagnostic Evaluation of the Lumbar Spine, American Back Society, San Francisco, California, December 1990.
  • Peripheral Neuropathies, City of Hope Cancer Symposium, Duarte, California, January, 1991.
  • Electromyography in Spinal Disorder, American Back Society, Boston, Massachusetts, May, 1991.
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, Orthopedic Grand Rounds, Orange, California, May, 1991.
  • Conservative Management of Spinal disorder, Orange Country Spine Association, Irvine, California, July, 1991.
  • Slow Viruses in the Central Nervous systems, Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, California, October, 1991.
  • Neurological Complications of Diabetes Mellitis, American Diabetes Association, Costa Mesa, California, August, 1990.
  • Toxic Encephalopathies, Occupational Medicine, Irvine, December, 1991.
  • Electromyography of Unusual Entrapment Neuropathies, A.A.E.M., San Diego, California, December, 1991.
  • Evoked Responses in Spinal Dysfunction, American Back Society, San Francisco, California, December, 1991.
  • Artifacts and the EEG, Cadwell Symposium, Atlanta, Georgia, September, 1992.
  • Myofascial Pain Evaluation and Treatment, Columbia Spine Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, May, 1992.
  • The Industrial Back, Neurological Assessment, American Back Society, San Francisco, California, December, 1992.
  • EEG Computerized Analysis in Neurological Disorders, Cadwell Symposium, Orlando, Florida, April, 1993.
  • Computerized Brain EEG In Head Trauma, Presymposium, American Academy of Neurology, New York, New York, April, 1993.
  • Somatosensory Evoked Responses in Brachial Plexus Disorder, Neurometric Society, San Antonio, Texas, May, 1993.
  • Evaluation of Neurological Disorders using Evoked Reponses Symposium, Washington, D.C, September, 1993.
  • Neurological Studies in Determination of Cognitive Dysfunction:
  • Electrophysiological Applications, Savannah Methodist Hospital, Savannah, Georgia, September, 1993.
  • Neurophysiological Assessment of the Pain Patient, American Academy of Pain Management, Knoxville, Tennessee, October, 1993.
  • Dermatomal Evoked Responses, Applications in Lumber Disorders and Neuropathies, American Back Society, San Francisco, California, December, 1993.
  • Cervical Pain Syndromes, Unusual Entrapment Disease, American Back Society, San Francisco, California, December, 1993.
  • AIDS in Neurological Disorders, Clinical Neuroscience Grand Rounds, UCI Medical Center, Orange, California, December, 1993.
  • Visual Evoked Responses and Disorders of the Optic Nerve, Use of Topography. Cadwell Symposium, Costa Mesa, California, December, 1993.
  • Assessment of Dementia Using Neurophysiological Techniques, Cadwell Symposium, Costa Mesa, California, December, 1993.
  • Electrodiagnostic Evaluation of Back Pain EMG using EMG: The Neurologist and Back Pain. Musculoskeletal Diagnosis and Management, Newport Beach, California, February, 1994.
  • Disability Evaluation in Spinal Injury, The Neurologist and Back Pain: Musculoskeletal Diagnosis and Management, Newport Beach, California, February, 1994.
  • Evaluation and treatment of dizziness and vertigo. UCI Medical Center. Department of ENT, November, 1999.


Nudleman, K. and Travill, T.: A morphological and histrochemical study of thalidomide induced upper limp malformations in rabbit fetuses. Teratology 4: 409-426, 1971.


  • Nudleman, K. and Travill, T.: Ultrastructural changes in limb morphogenesis.  C.F.B.S. 30: 22-25; 1972.
  • Eisen, A. and Nudleman, K.: F-wave and cervical somatosensory responses conduction form C-7 to cortex in multiple sclerosis. Can. J. Neurol. Sci. 5: 280-296, 1978
  • Eisen, A. and Nudleman, K.: Cord to cortex in multiple sclerosis, Neurology 29: 1979
  • Eisen, A. and Nudleman, K.: Short Latency response in multiple sclerosis. Neurology 29: 827-834, 1979
  • Wong, E., Enomoto, H., Leopold, I., and Nudleman, K.: Plasma Zinc levels in multiple sclerosis. Med. Ped. Ophth. 4: 3-8, 1980
  • Golden, M., Nudleman, K., Weller, S., Dibernardi, D., and Charles A.: Evaluation of nerve conduction velocities in insulin-dependent diabetics after short-term glucose controlled insulin infusion. Electroenceph. Clin. Neurophysiol. 52: 104, 1981.
  • Nudleman, K. and Kusske, J.: Evoked potentials in neurosurgical practice. J. Clin. Neurosurg. 3: 1-8, 1982.
  • Allen, A., Starr, A., and Nudleman, K.: Assessment of sensory function in the operating room utilizing cortical evoked potentials. A study of fifty-six anesthetized patients. Clic. Neurosurg, 28: 457-481, 1981.
  • Nudleman, K.: Somatosensory evoked potentials. Applications in clinical neurology. Bull L.A. Neurol. 47: 30-42, 1982.
  • Nudleman, K. and Starr, A: Focal facial spasm. Neurology 33: 1092-1095, 1983.
  • Gorse. G., Thrupp, L., Nudleman, K. et al: Bacterial meningitis in the elderly. Arch. Intern. Med. 144: 1603-1607, 1984.
  • Starr, A. and Nudleman, K.: Sensory evoked potentials. Somatosensory, Electrofisiologica, Milan, Italy. 1984.
  • Nudleman, K., Andermann, A., Andermann, F. et al: The hemi-syndrome hemi-hypertrophy, hemihypersthesia, hemireflexia, and scoliosis. Brain 107: 533-546, 1984.
  • Nudleman, K., Choi B., Kusske, J.: Primary pituitary carcinoma: A Clinical pathological study. Neurosurgery 16: 90-95, 1985
  • Rosenberg, C., Nudleman, K., and Starr A.: Cognitive evoked potentials (P300) in early Huntington’s disease, Arch. Neurol. 42: 984-987, 1985.
  • Mosko, S. and Nudleman, K.: Evoked responses in periodic leg movements. Sleep 9(3): 399-404, 1986.
  • Eugene, J., Ott, R. A., Nudleman, K, McCopoan, S. J., Baribeau, Y., Barnes, M. W. and Mason, G. R.: Initial clinical evaluation of carotid artery laser endarterectomy. J. Vasc, Surg. 12(4) 499-503, 1990.
  • Nudleman, K.: Preventing chemotherapy-induced neuropathy. West. J. Med. 155(1): 70, 1991.
  • Nudleman, K.: Transcranial Doppler. Study and nbsp. West. J. Med. 165(1): 70. 1991.
  • Hong, C.C., Jin Y, Potkin G. G., Buchsham M.S., Wu, J. Callaghan, G. M., Nudleman, K. L., Gillin J.C.: Language in dreaming and regional EEG alpha power. Sleep. 19(3): 232-235, 1996.
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