Specializing in Migraine, Multiple Sclerosis, Dementia, Neuropathy, Strokes, Sleep Apneas, & Vertigo

Neurology Consultants of Arizona Luay Shayya, MD Neurology & Concussion Specialist
Located in Scottsdale, AZ

Meet Dr. Shayya

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About Dr. Shayya

Luay Shayya, MD, is a board-certified neurologist at Neurology Consultants of Arizona, where he provides comprehensive and individualized care in Scottsdale, Arizona. He welcomes patients needing treatment for migraines, vertigo, dementia, stroke, and the full range of neurological disorders.

After graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics from the University of Tulsa, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Dr. Shayya received his medical degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine in Oklahoma City. He pursued his medical training at the renowned Cleveland Clinic Foundation, where he completed his internal medicine internship, neurology residency, and advanced fellowship training in neuromuscular medicine. During his residency, Dr. Shayya proudly served as the chief resident of neurology.

Before opening his own practice in Scottsdale, Dr. Shayya worked as a neurologist at Arizona Neurology and Sleep Center and at HonorHealth, where he continues to serve as a neurology consultant. He holds dual board certifications in neurology and neuromuscular medicine, which were both awarded by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Shayya also maintains active membership in the American Academy of Neurology.

Dr. Shayya is currently involved in the COGNITE Alzheimer’s clinical trial, which is studying the safety and efficacy of a medication to slow down or reverse cognitive deficiencies in patients diagnosed with early Alzheimer’s disease. He previously published several neurology studies in professional journals.

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