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Julie Youssefi, MD



  • Assistant Professor

College Unit(s)

Other Affiliation(s)
  • Medical Education Academic Development Director

Biography and Education


Neurology invigorates Julie’s passion for medicine as she views neurology and the human spirit to be intricately woven. Witnessing the resiliency of patients and their relatives throughout medical school made a lasting impression on Julie and her approach toward patient care and research. She plans to pursue research in stimulating cerebral information and the localization of lesions with the goal of bringing novel treatments to patients suffering from neurologic diseases especially ALS. In addition to her passion for the field, Julie possesses vast epilepsy experience having worked as the clinical research study coordinator for the epilepsy program for two years. Julie’s interests include traveling, yoga, cooking, gardening and hiking. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family or investigating new healthy recipes.


Medical School     

2015, MD, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY



2016 to 2020, Neurology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY


Clinical and Research Interests


Medical Licensure

Kentucky Medical License



Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)


Hospital Privileges

University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center


Professional Memberships

American Academy of Neurology



Clerkship Award for Outstanding Medical Student in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2014—2015.