Dr. Namita Goyal is a UC Irvine Health specialist in neuromuscular medicine, with board certifications in neurology, electrodiagnostic medicine and neuromuscular medicine. Her clinical interests include muscular dystrophies, muscle disease, myasthenia gravis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and demyelinating neuropathies. She performs a number of diagnostic procedures including adult and pediatric electromyogram (EMG), single-fiber EMG and muscle biopsies.
Goyal completed a residency in neurology at University of Chicago Medical Center, followed by a fellowship in electromyography, clinical neurophysiology and neuromuscular disease at Harvard University’s Massachusetts General Hospital, where she subsequently served as a faculty member.
At UC Irvine, Goyal continues her work in neuromuscular medicine. In addition to evaluating and treating patients, she is a mentor to fellows and residents, serving as fellowship director for the Department of Neurology. She also is an investigator in several clinical trials involving neuromuscular diseases.