Jonathan Artz, MD

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Dr. Jonathan Artz is a general neurologist at the Renown Health Institute for Neurosciences in Reno Nevada. He is the director of the Cognitive/Memory and Brain Health Program, the director of the University of Nevada Reno School of Medicine’s Neurology Clerkship, and an assistant clinical professor of neurology at the University of Nevada-Reno School of Medicine.

Dr. Artz obtained a bachelor’s degree in biological and biomedical sciences from Union College NY, where he received the highest honors in the biological sciences and graduated magna cum laude. He obtained his medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine and completed his neurological training at UNC-Chapel Hill with fellowships in epilepsy/neurophysiology at the University of Virginia (Charlottesville) and in neuromuscular disorders and electrodiagnosis at the UPMC Presbyterian Hospital (the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine).

Before moving to Reno, Nevada, to work at Renown Health, Dr. Artz was employed for nearly 20 years at Kaiser Permanente. He held the title of medical director of stroke services from 2016 to 2020 and was the director of neurological education for The Permanente Medical Group (KP Northern California) for several years. He was the founder and executive editor for a quarterly digital publication called The Neurotransmitter, which shared knowledge and mechanisms to optimize patient care among the providers of the Kaiser Permanente Northern California’s 21 medical center system directed toward neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists, and neurologists.

Last modified on: 03-11-2022