movement disorder graphicWe are dedicated to providing the best diagnostic, therapeutic, palliative and supportive care to patients with movement disorders and neurodegenerative diseases, such as Parkinson's. At UC San Diego, we use cutting-edge technology to manage and treat all our patients. 

Clinical News 

Progress on Parkinson's Research and Treatment

Our Movement Disorder Center led by Irene Litvan, MD, is now designated as a Parkinson's Foundation Center of Excellence and as a Center of Care for PSP and atypical parkinsonian disorders. Find out about our progress in diagnosing and treating Parkinson's disease.

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Community Outreach 

Overcoming Parkinson's Disease

The UC San Diego Parkinson & Other Movement Disorders Center hosted their seventh annual patient symposium on Saturday June 2nd 2018 at the Irwin Qualcomm Hall where patients learn more about current therapies for Parkinson's disease and related movement disorders. To view presentations please click here

Parkinson's Disease: Empowering the Community a Program for Patients and Families

For the 6th year, the Parkinson & Other Movement Disorders Center at UC San Diego hosted the Parkinson's Disease Event where they shared the latest information on treatments, resources and support patients with movement disorders and their caregivers. 
To Download Presentations from our Previous Parkinson's Event Click Here.

World Parkinson Congress Review

The UCSD Movement Disorder Center held its World Parkinson Congress Review. The audio and slides from the presentation can be seen in the video below.


Contact Us

New patients: 800-926-8273
Follow-up Patients: 858-657-8540
Email: movementdisorders@ucsd.edu

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Translating innovative research into state-of-the-art, comprehensive, personalized patient care in movement disorders.


To enhance mind and body - one life at a time - through new science, new medicine and new cures. 

Upcoming Video Rounds Schedule 

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Please RSVP for the Movement Disorder Video Rounds here.

Support Groups 

The Parkinson & Other Movement Disorders Center at UCSD is the sponsor of two Parkinson's Disease Support Groups. The groups are uniquely structured for people with Parkinson's and their Care Partners. Learn more about the patient and caregiver support groups we have to offer at UCSD by clicking on this link.