Cristina Valencia Sanchez, M.D., Ph.D.

  1. Neurologist

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Languages

EnglishSpanish

Dr. Valencia Sanchez is a neurologist specialized in Multiple Sclerosis and Autoimmune Neurology.

  1. Autoimmune encephalopathy
  2. Autoimmune epilepsy
  3. MOG antibody-associated disorder
  4. Multiple sclerosis
  5. Neuromyelitis optica
  6. Neurosarcoidosis
  7. Paraneoplastic encephalitis
  8. Paraneoplastic syndromes of the nervous system

Her clinical focus includes multiple sclerosis, neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorders, autoimmune encephalitis, paraneoplastic neurological syndromes and neurological complications of immune checkpoint inhibitor cancer immunotherapy.

  1. 2021
    FellowRST Autoimmune Neurology, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2020
    FellowARZ Multiple Sclerosis, Programs in Arizona, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 2019
    ResidentNeurology Residency Program, Neurology, Programs in Arizona, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 2016
    ResidentTransitional Year Residency, Transitional Year, Programs in Arizona, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  5. 2013
    Internship - Neurology Hospital Universitario Clinico San Carlos
  6. 2012
    Residency - Neurology ProgramHospital Universitario Clinico San Carlos
  7. 2007
    BS - Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of SurgeryUniversidad Autonoma de Madrid

Certifications

  1. 2019
    NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Awards and honors

  1. 2019
    Manfred D. Muenter AwardMayo Clinic Arizona

Professional memberships

  1. 2016 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Neurology
  2. 2010 - present
    MemberSpanish Society of Neurology

Publications