Hope. Promise.Well-being.

Bruce B. Cleeremans M.D.
Voted One of the Best Neurologists
in OC by Orange Coast Magazine

Doctor Cleeremans is a well-respected Neurologist practicing in Orange County, California since completing neurology training at the University of Minnesota in 1982. He is Board Certified in Adult Neurology and by the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine in EMG (electromyography) and NCV (nerve conduction study) testing. In addition to being a member of his professional societies, the Academy of Neurology, the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine, the Association of California Neurologists, Headache Cooperative of the Pacific, Orange County Medical Association, he has served as an officer at Irvine Regional Hospital and Medical Center in multiple capacities including Chief of Staff and a member of the Board of Directors. He has been selected as one of the best doctors in America by BestDoctors.com from 2001 through 2012, and has been selected one of the best doctors in Orange County by Orange County Medical Association as published in Orange Coast Magazine January health edition. Dr Cleeremans has been involved in over 140 clinical trials over the past 14 years dealing with many difficult to treat medical conditions in neurology as well as pain, insomnia, and other conditions. He has a special interest and training in EMG (electromyography) and NCV (nerve conduction velocity) testing for such conditions as carpal tunnel, neuropathy, and cervical and lumbar disc disease.


Over one hundred trials performed
over the past 12 years

Practice Information
2001 - Present

NervePro Medical Corporation
Irvine, CA

1995 - Present

NervePro Research
Irvine, CA
4/1984 - 11/2001 Orange Coast Neuromedical Group
Irvine, CA
Founding Partner and C.F.O.
10/82 – 04/84 Neuromedical Diagnostic Medical Group
Long Beach, California
07/82 – 09/82 Locum Tenens with Thomas McPartlin, M.D.
St. Paul, Minnesota

03/16-20/92 Fellowship — Certificate
Neuro-MRI Visiting Fellowship Program, UCSF
1979-1982 Residence in Neurology — Certificate
University of Minnesota,Minneapolis,Minnesota

Internship in Internal Medicine
1978-1979 St. Paul Ramsey County Medical Center — Certificate
St. Paul,Minnesota
1974-1978 Medical School, University of Minnesota — M.D.

Undergraduate Degree
1970-1974 Lawrence University — B.A. cum Laude,

June, 1993 Qualified Medical Examiner — Certificate
Department of Industrial Relations
State of California
April, 1989 Diplomat — Certificate
American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine
April, 1984 Board Certified Adult Neurology — Certificate
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
July, 1979 Diplomate — Certificate
National Board of Medical Examiners

Feb. 8, 1982 – Present State of California
No: G046938
Expiration 12/31/20011
NPI-1 1205042249 NPI-2 1336156421; UPIN A50547; Medicare G046938 CA; DEA AC1528643 exp 8/31/2010

Professional Society Memberships
American Academy of Neurology
American Association of Electromyography and Electrodiagnosis
California Medical Association
Orange County Medical Association
Association of California Neurologists
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Orange County Neurological Society
CMA Council of Scientific Affairs Committee 6/07-6/10

Teaching Appointment

Feb. 9, 1988 – June, 2001

Associate Clinical Professor
Department of Neurology
University of California at Irvine


Special Professional Capabilities
Adult Neurology
Nerve Conduction Studies
Evoked Potentials
Carotid Ultrasonography


Hospital Staff Privileges
1991 - 2009 Irvine Regional Hospital and Medical Center - Active
2003 - 2005 Chief of Staff
2001 - 2003 Vice Chief of Staff
1999 - 2001 Chairman Credentials Committee
1999 - 2001 Secretary Treasure Medical Staff
1996 – 1998 Board of Directors Irvine Medical Center
  Medicine Department Offices Held:
2009-Present Hoag Memorial Hospital
1994 – 1997 Chairman
1993 – 1994 Vice-Chairman
1992 – 1993 Secretary
3/1/09 -- Hoag Memorial Hospital — Provisional


Publications or Presentations
EEG Spikes in Acute Cerebral Infarction, Prognostic Significance: Proceedings 5th Panamerican Conference, Caracas, Venezuela, October 1979, p. 69.

Seizures Following Cerebral Infaction, Advances in Epileptology; 19th Epilepsy International Symposiium, Wall Penn ed. Raven Press, 1980, p. 188.


2001-2012 Selected as one of “The Best Doctors in America”
2003 Selected as one of “America’s Top Physicians” by Consumer’s Research Council of America


Expert Witness Experience
Over 1,000 medical-Legal Reports Performed.

1.) Personal Injury
2.) Worker’s Compensation
3.) Certified QME (Qualified Medical Examiner, CA)
4.) IMEs (Independent Medical Examination)
5.) AMEs
6.) Expert Medical Witness


Experience in Testifying for Neurologic Conditions Including: 1.) Stroke
2.) Neck and Back Injuries
3.) Plaintiff and Defense
4.) Neurological Issues for Medical Malpractice


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Phone: 949. 753. 1882
Fax: 949.727.3365


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Phone: 949. 753. 1570