Kremen, Sarah A., M.D.
  • Clinical Physician of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Kremen, Sarah A., M.D.

Contact

Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer's Disease Research at UCLA
10911 Weyburn Avenue, Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 90095-7226
Appointments: (310) 794-6039 {Memory Evaluation}
Fax: (310) 794-0540
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Specialty

Neurology, Alzheimer's Disease, Neurobehavioral Disorders, Memory Disorders, and Focal Dementias.

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Education

1990-1994 B.A., Psychology, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH.
1999-2003 M.D., University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD.
2003-2004 Intern in Medicine, University of California Los Angeles-VA Greater Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.
2004-2007 Resident in Neurology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.
2006-2007 Chief Resident in Neurology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.
2007-2009 Fellowship in Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry, VA Greater Los Angeles and University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.
2009-2010 Advanced Fellowship in Geriatric Neurology, VA Greater Los Angeles and University of California Los Angeles, CA.

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Honors and Awards

1994 Phi Beta Kappa

Board Certifications

2008 American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
2010 United Council for Neurologic Subspecialities, Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry

Activities and Services

1991-2001 Leader for stroke and epilepsy information booth, Community Care Initiative, Baltimore, MD.
2004-present Member of the American Academy of Neurology.
2006-2007 Member of the UCLA Residency Training Committee.
2007-2008 Volunteer physician, Venice Family Clinic, Venice, CA.

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Publications

  • Mendez MF, Fras IA, Kremen SA, Tsai PH. False reports from patients with frontotemporal dementia: delusions or confabulations? Behav Neurol 2011;24(3):237-244.
  • Kremen SA, Mendez MF, Tsai PH, Teng E. Extrapyramidal signs in the primary progressive aphasias. Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 2011;26(1):72-77.
  • Mendez MF, Kremen SA, Tsai P-H, Shapira JS. Interhemispheric differences in animal knowledge among patients with semantic dementia. Cogn Behav Neurol 2010;23(4):240-246.
  • Kremen SA, Solis OE, Shapira JS, Vinters HV, Mendez, MF. Fantastic thinking in pathologically proven Pick's Disease. Cogn Behav Neurol 2010;23(2):130-134.
  • Fogel B, Wu M, Kremen S, Murthy K, Jackson G, Vanek Z. Creutzfeldt-Jacob Disease presenting with alien limb sign. Mov Disord 2006;21(7):1040-1050.
  • Kremen SA, Wu MN, Ovbiagele, B. Hemopericardium following intravenous thrombolysis for acute ischemic stroke. Cerebrovasc Dis 2005;20(6):478-479.
  • Kraut MA, Kremen S, Moo L, Segal JB, Calhoun V, Hart J. Object activation in semantic memory from visual multimodal feature input. J Cognitive Neurosci 2002;14(1):37-47.
  • Kraut MA, Kremen S, Segal JB, Calhoun V, Moo L, Hart J. Object activation from features in the semantic system. J Cognitive Neurosci 2002;14(1): 24-36.
  • Hart J, Kraut M, Kremen S, Soher B, Gordon B. Neural substrates of orthographic lexical access as demonstrated by functional brain imaging. Neuropsychiatry Neuropsychol Beh Neurol 2000;13:1-7.
  • Hart J, Kremen S, Segal JB, Kraut, MA. Object activation via feature binding in the semantic system using fMRI. Neurology 2000;54(7 Supp 3):A398-A399.
  • Deibert EM, Edwards DF, Hart J, Krupp J, Ball C, Kremen S, Aiyagari V, Diringer MN. Development of a bedside cognitive scale for acutely ill neurology/neurosurgery patients. Neurology 2000;54(7 Supp 3):A310-A311.
  • Deibert E, Kraut M, Kremen S, Hart J. Neural pathways in tactile object recognition. Neurology 1999;52:1413-1417.
  • Tanaka J, Giles M, Kremen S, Simon V. Mapping attractor fields in face space: the atypicality bias in face recognition. Cognition 1998;68:199-220.

Chapters

  • Mendez MF, Kremen SA. Delirium, in Neurology in Clinical Practice, 6th ed., In Mazziotta J, (Ed.), 2012.

Abstracts

  • Mendez, MF, Mather MJ, Kremen SA, Tsai P-H. Prevalence of New and Predominant Presenting Criteria among patients with behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia. Poster presentation. International Frontotemporal Dementia Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, 2010.
  • Mendez MF, Liu CY, Kremen SA, Saul RE. Diagnostic value of fluoro-deoxy positron emission tomography imaging (FGD-PET) for the diagnosis of behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia. Poster presentation. International Frontotemporal Dementia Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, 2010.
  • Kremen SA, Tsai P-H, Mendez MF, Teng E. Extrapyramidal Signs in Primary Progressive Aphasia. Poster presentation. American Academy of Neurology, Toronto, Canada, 2010.
  • Mendez MF, Kremen SA, Saul RE. Progressive logopenic aphasia vs progressive non-fluent aphasia: clinical differences and progression. Poster presentation. American Academy of Neurology, Seattle, WA, 2009.
  • Mendez, MF, Kremen SA, Tsai P-H, Shapira JS. Interhemispheric differences in animate knowledge among patients with semantic dementia. Poster presentation. American Neuropsychiatric Association, San Antonio, 2009 and American Academy of Neurology, Seattle, WA, 2009.
  • Mendez MF, Kremen SA, Licht EA, Izadian AE, Shapira JS. Progressive non-fluent aphasia subtypes and associated parkinsonian features. Poster presentation. World Federation of Neurology Research Group on Aphasia and Cognitive Disorders, Edinburgh, Scotland and American Neuropsychiatric Association, Savannah, GA, 2008.
  • Kraut MA, Segal JB, Kremen S, Moo LR, Hart J. Cortical and subcortical activation in multimodal binding. Poster presentation, Cognitive Neuroscience Society, New York City, NY, 2001.
  • Hart J, Kremen S, Segal JB, Kraut MA. Object activation via feature binding in the semantic system using fMRI. Platform presentation. American Academy of Neurology, San Diego, CA, 2000.
  • Deibert E, Edwards D, Hart J, Krupp J, Ball C, Kremen S, Aiyagari V, Diringer M. Development of a bedside cognitive scale for acutely ill neurology/neurosurgery patients. Poster presentation, American Academy of Neurology, San Diego, CA, 2000.
  • Hart J Jr, Kremen S, Gordon B, Lesser RP, Kraut M. Object activation via “feature binding” in the semantic system using fMRI. Platform presentation, Society for Neuroscience, Miami Beach, FL, 1999.
  • Moo L, Hart J, Kraut M, Kremen S, Crone N, Lenz F, Krauss G. fMRI of motor recovery following multiple subpial transections. Poster presentation, American Epilepsy Society, San Diego, CA, 1998.
  • Deibert E, Kraut M, Kremen S, Hart J. Neural pathways in tactile object recognition. Platform presentation, Society for Neuroscience, New Orleans, LA, 1997.
  • Kraut M, Kremen S, Soher B, Bryan RN, Gordon B, Hart, J. Neural correlates of lexical access as shown by fMRI. Platform presentation, Society for Neuroscience, Washington, D.C., 1996.
  • Tanaka J, Kremen S, Giles M, Simon V. Average and averaged faces in a norm based coding model of recognition. Poster presentation, Psychonomics Society, Los Angeles, CA, 1995.

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