Carmel Armon, MD, MHS, FAAN, FANA


Carmel Armon, MD, is Head, Memory and Cognitive Disorders Clinic, and former Chairman, Department of Neurology, Shamir (Assaf Harofeh) Medical Center, a teaching affiliate of Tel Aviv University School of Medicine. In that capacity he oversaw the extensive expansion of its stroke program.

Dr. Armon also works as an Attending Neurologist at Loma Linda University Health and Professor of Neurology at LLU School of Medicine, Loma Linda, California.

Dr. Armon is a graduate of the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, and trained in Neurology at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota. He did a fellowship in Neuroepidemiology at Mayo, and a fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology at Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina.

Dr. Armon is Board Certified in Neurology in Israel and the USA and holds subspecialty certificates from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Clinical Neurophysiology, Vascular Neurology, Sleep Medicine, Neuromuscular Medicine, and Epilepsy. He holds a subspecialty certificate in Neuroimaging from the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties (USA).

His current interests are adult-onset cognitive and behavioral disorders (including memory loss, MCI, Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias); stroke diagnosis and treatment, prevention and rehabilitation; neuroimaging interpretation (to explain clinical difficulties); and ALS diagnosis.

Dr. Armon worked previously at Loma Linda University Medical Center and School of Medicine in Loma Linda, California (1991-2003), and as Chief of Neurology at Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts (2003-2013), a Tufts University School of Medicine affiliate.

Dr. Armon is a Professor of Neurology at Loma Linda University School of Medicine and is Associate Clinical Professor of Neurology at Tel Aviv University School of Medicine.

He is a Fellow, American Academy of Neurology, a Fellow, American Neurological Association, and a member of the Israeli Neurological Association and numerous additional professional organizations.

Dr. Armon has presented at scientific meetings locally and internationally, and has authored numerous peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, editorials, and patient-oriented publications.

His stated goal is to bring a smile to his patients’ faces.