The Movement Disorder Center at UC San Diego Health System is dedicated to providing the best diagnosis, therapeutic, palliative and supportive care to patients with movement disorders and related neurodegenerative diseases. Patients of the UC San Diego Movement Disorder Center have the chance to work with a close group of doctors and therapists all highly specialized in their field, ensuring they receive the best possible treatment and personalized care.
Movement disorders are neurological conditions that affect the speed, control, quality and ease of movement.
Symptoms may include difficulty to initiate voluntary movement (hypokinesia) and excessive involuntary movements (hyperkinesias). These disorders are commonly associated with cognitive deficits or mood changes, such as depression.
UC San Diego Health System is dedicated to clinical care, advancing our knowledge and therapies for the following conditions:
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Meet the Movement Disorder Center Team
- Irene Litvan, MD, Director
- David Barba, MD, Neurosurgeon
- Jody Corey-Bloom, MD, PhD, Neurologist
- Stephanie Lessig, MD, Neurologist
- David Song, MD, PhD, Neurologist
- The Team