Dr. Paul S. Larson is a neurosurgeon who specializes in the surgical treatment of movement disorders including Parkinson's disease and essential tremor, and psychiatric disorders including obsessive compulsive disorder and Tourette's syndrome. Larson sees patients in the UCSF Movement Disorders Clinic.
Larson earned a medical degree at the University of Arizona School of Medicine in 1995 and completed an internship and residency at the University of Louisville in Kentucky. His areas of research include the use of interventional MRI in deep brain stimulation surgery, the use of gene therapy to treat Parkinson's disease and the role of the basal ganglia in hearing. He is an associate professor of Neurological Surgery at UCSF, and chief of Neurosurgery and director of the Center for Advanced Neurosurgical Operative Procedures at the Veteran Affairs Medical Center in San Francisco. Larson has received two teaching awards at UCSF, authored numerous publications and edited two textbooks on functional neurosurgery.
Surgical Movement Disorders Center
1635 Divisadero St., Suite 520
San Francisco, CA 94115
Neurology: (415) 353-2311
Neurosurgery: (415) 353-2071
Fax: (415) 353-9060
Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
University of Arizona Medical School 1995
University of Louisville, School of Medicine, Neurological Surgery 2001
University of Louisville, Surgery 1996
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