Jason Muir, M.D. received his medical degree from the Keck School of Medicine
at the University of Southern California. Prior to medical school, Dr.
Muir graduated from Occidental College with a Bachelors’ degree
in Biology and a Masters in Neurobiology.
Dr. Muir is a board-certified neurologist in both Psychiatry and Neurology
with additional certification in Clinical Neurophysiology. He enjoys working
with people seeking treatment for a range of neurologic issues, especially
epilepsy, sports related injuries and neuromuscular disorders. He has
investigated multiple experimental drugs to treat epilepsy and was a coprincipal
investigator on the pivotal Repetitive Neurostimulation (RNS) trial. Dr.
Muir strives to achieve seizure freedom for his patients through the use
of medications, surgical options and mechanical devices such as the Vagus
Dr. Muir completed a Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship at the Keck School
of Medicine at USC, with special emphasis on epilepsy evaluation and management,
sleep disorders and neuromuscular disorders. After completing an internal
medicine internship at State University New York (SUNY) Downstate in Brooklyn,
Dr. Muir returned to Los Angeles County-University of Southern California
(LAC-USC) Medical Center, the affiliated hospital for the Keck School
of Medicine. During his training he served as Chief Resident for the Department
Dr. Muir enjoys a collaborative practice at Hoag Hospital, working closely
with fellow epilepsy and stroke specialists while serving as Program Director
of Hoag Neurophysiology Services.
He has initiated and organized a hospital-wide program to provide 24-hour
continuous electroencephalogram (EEG) services to critically ill patients
within Hoag Hospital’s inpatient facilities. Dr. Muir is a member
of the neurohospitalist service and stroke team at Hoag Hospital, and
currently serves as the vice chair for the Hoag Hospital Department of
Neurology and Psychiatry.
Dr. Muir is a strong advocate for epilepsy patients in Orange County and
is a member of multiple local and national neurological societies, including
the American Academy of Neurology. His interests within epilepsy include
diagnosis, aggressive drug titration, epilepsy surgery, evaluation and
management of epilepsy (and other neurological disorders) during pregnancy.