17th place South African National Science Olympiad 1980.
12th highest school-leaving examination results out of the 6155 candidates in State.
Harry Allschwang Merit Scholarship, University of Cape Town 1981-1986.
Class Gold Medalist (Top Student) in ObGyn final examinations, University of Cape Town 1986.
MB.Ch.B. degree awarded cum laude, University of Cape Town 1986.
Medical Research Council Post-Intern Scholar, University of Cape Town 1987.
Harry Crossley Study Grant, University of Cape Town 1987.
Rhodes Scholar 1988-1991.
G.A. Paul Memorial Scholar, University College, University of Oxford 1991-1992.
UCSF School of Medicine Class of 1995 Resident Teaching Award.
UCSF School of Medicine Class of 1996 Resident Teaching Award.
UCSF Chief Resident in Neurology, 1995-1996.
Marquis Who's Who in America Science and Engineering 1996-1997.
Elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society by UCSF School of Medicine Class of 1997.
Fellow, American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine, 2000.
Clinical Assistant Professor in Neurology UCLA 2001-2007.
Clinical Associate Professor in Neurology UCLA 2008-present.
Ad Hoc Reviewer Muscle & Nerve.
UCLA School of Medicine Neurology Department Outstanding Medical Student Teaching Award, 2006.
UCLA School of Medicine Outstanding Tutor Award yearly 2007-2010, 2012, 2014, 2015.
UCLA School of Medicine Neurology Department Teaching Award, 2011.
Golden Hammer Resident Teaching Award, Department of Neurology UCLA 2008.
Southern California Super Doctors 2010-2021 Los Angeles Magazine, SuperDoctors.com.
Listed in The Leading Physicians of the World Directory
Selected as Noticed Expert Network Distinguished Doctor