Payal Gu, MD

Attending Physician, Division of Neurology
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Keck School of Medicine of USC

Dr. Payal Gu is an attending child neurologist at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and an Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology and Pediatrics at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine. She completed specialty training in sleep medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine. She has a clinical and academic interest in pediatric sleep medicine and manages children with diagnoses such as sleep apnea, narcolepsy, insomnia, parasomnias, restless leg syndrome, circadian rhythm disorders and periodic limb movement disorders. She also cares for children within the field of general child neurology, seeing patients with a wide variety of neurologic problems including epilepsy, headaches, movement disorders and developmental delay.


Medical School

Medical College of Georgia


University of Michigan Health System, Child Neurology


Stanford University School of Medicine, Sleep Medicine Fellowship



Neurology/Child Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology

Sleep Medicine, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology