Sylvia Awadalla, MD

Director of the General Neurology Section—Adult Neurology: Professor of Neurology



Board Certifications

  • Neurology

Related Links


  • Listed in Best Doctors in America, 2009-2013 (Best Doctors, Inc.)
  • Recognized as one of the Top 44 Providers with the Highest Patient Satisfaction, Washington University School of Medicine, 2009, 2010
  • Department of Neurology Award, Ohio State University, 1985


  • Revision of Neurology Chapter, In: Washington University Manual, 2003, 1998, 1995 Editions

Dr. Awadalla is Professor of Neurology and Section Head of General Neurology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

Dr. Awadalla has dedicated her career to being a clinician. She is a member of the Missouri State Medical Association. She is board certified in Neurology and Headache. She began her private practice at Barnes Hospital and affiliation with Washington University in 1989 where she remained until she was asked to join the full time faculty of Washington University in 2004. She sees a wide variety of neurological disorders and has a special interest in Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and Headache disorders. Her interest in Neurology was sparked by her undergraduate studies at McGill University where she learned about human behavior and the brain. She is intrigued by the complexity of the brain and the effects of the various diseases on a patient’s ability to function. She is a dedicated teacher and enjoys educating medical students, residents, fellows and her patients. She has a full time practice in general neurology, consults on inpatients at BJC, and attends in the resident’s clinics.