John Muir Health Walnut Creek Medical Center
John Muir Health Concord Medical Center
Dr. Robert Algar graduated from the University of the South, Sewanee in Tennessee with a Bachelor of Arts in literature. After studying literature, Dr. Algar went on to study medicine at Vanderbilt University. From 1999 to 2003 he completed a residency in neurology at New York Hospital (Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University) and the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He was selected to serve as chief neurology resident for 2002-2003. In 2004, he completed additional training in Neurophysiology (EMG, Nerve Conduction Studies and EEG) at New York Hospital and the Weill Cornell Peripheral Neuropathy Center. Dr. Algar joined the Neurology Medical Group of Diablo Valley in 2004, which joined BASS in 2015. Dr. Algar maintains a special interest in peripheral neuropathy.
Medical School: Sewanee University of the South in Tennessee
Internship: New York-Presbyterian Hospital (Weill Cornell Medical Center)
Residency: New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Memorial Sloan- Kettering Cancer Center
Fellowship: New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Hospital for Special Surgery