Diane S. Book, MD

Associate Professor


  • Neuroscience Institute – Specialty Clinics
  • 900 N. 92nd St.
  • Milwaukee, WI 53226


  • Behavioral Neurology
  • Neurology

Neurology-Appointment by Referral Only

I approach patients from the perspective of doctor as teacher- as originally defined 700 years ago. I see every patient encounter as an opportunity to teach them how to heal, to recover, and how to stay well in the future.


Diseases and Conditions

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Alzheimer's-Related Dementias
  • Aphasia
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Dementia
  • Ischemic Stroke
  • Memory Disorders
  • Memory Loss
  • Stroke
  • Transient Ischemic Attack
  • Degenerative Dementia
  • Vascular Cognitive Impairment
  • Frontal Temporal Dementia
  • Lewy Body Dementia
  • Cerebrovascular Accident (CVA)
  • Stroke from Intracranial Atherosclerotic Disease or Carotid Disease
  • TIA from Intracranial Atherosclerotic Disease or Carotid Disease

Treatments and Services

  • Acute Stroke Therapy
  • Evaluation and Managment of Degenerative Dementias
  • Stroke Evaluation and Management
  • Virtual Visit

Patients Ages Seen

  • Adult
  • Senior


  • English

Hospital Affiliations

  • Froedtert Hospital – Milwaukee

Board Certifications

  • Neurology

Clinic Locations


Dr. Book is a specialist in cerebrovascular disorders including stroke, having co-founded the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Stroke Program, and also in the dementias including Alzheimer’s Disease and vascular cognitive disorders. She has expanded her interests in stroke care quality to encompass patient safety and quality across Neurology.

Education and Training

Doctor of Medicine - Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, WI (1991)
Residency in Neurology - Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, WI (1995)
Fellowship in Stroke/Dementia - Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals - Milwaukee, WI (1996)
Certificate in LEAN Healthcare - University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, MI (2013)