Neurologists/Movement Disorder Specialists (MDS)
If you have Parkinson’s Disease, it is important to see a doctor who specializes in movement disorders. According to the Michael J. Fox Foundation, a movement disorder specialist is a neurologist with specific training in the subspecialty of movement disorders.
These specialists typically see a greater number of patients with movement disorders and are more familiar with the treatments and medications that people with Parkinson’s need. Movement Disorder Specialists are usually more up to date on the latest research and clinical trials. It is helpful to choose a doctor who is aware of and will refer you to resources in your community like support groups and fitness programs. Your Movement Disorder Specialist is a crucial member of your care team so it is also important to choose a doctor that you feel comfortable talking with and takes time to address your concerns.
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|Sanaz Attaripour Isfahani MD, MDS||Irvine, Orange, Yorba Linda, Tustin|
|Mindy Bixby DO, MDS||Laguna Beach, Newport Beach, Aliso Viejo|
|Mitchell Brin MD, MDS||Irvine|
|Dr. Nita Chen MD, MDS||Irvine, Newport Beach|
|Khashayar Dashtipour MD, PhD, MDS||Newport Beach|
|Claire Henchcliffe MD, MDS||Irvine|
|Ken Martinez MD, MDS||Aliso Viejo|
|Anna Morenkova MD,PhD, MS||Irvine, Orange|
|Carolyn Neff MD, MDS||Kaiser|
|Farzin Pedouim MD, MDS||Newport Beach|
|Nicolas Phielipp MD, MDS||Irvine, Orange|
|Saulena Shafer DO, MDS||Newport Beach, Tustin|
|David Swope MD, MDS||Irvine, Laguna Hills, Newport Beach|
|Sandeep Thakkar DO, MDS||Newport Beach, Irvine, Huntington Beach|
|Daniel Troung MD, MDS||Fountain Valley|
|Ronak Vora DO, MDS||Mission Viejo|
|Ajay Ananda MD||Kaiser|
|Devin Binder MD||Fountain Valley|
|Christopher Duma MD||Newport Beach|
|Frank Hsu MD, PhD||Irvine|
|Michelle Paff MD||Orange, Laguna Hills|
|Alex Taghva MD||Mission Viejo|
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