Chadwick Christine, MD


Dr. Chadwick Christine, a neurologist, is a specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders. He is a graduate of Cornell University where he earned a bachelor of arts degree in physics and English and a medical degree. Christine completed a residency in neurology and postdoctoral fellowship at UCSF, focusing on the research of synaptic plasticity. He is a member of the Movement Disorders Clinic and a professor of neurology in the UCSF School of Medicine.


Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Clinic
400 Parnassus Ave., Eighth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-2273
Fax: (415) 353-2898

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Conditions & Treatments

Board Certification

Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Academic Title


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Cornell University School of Medicine 1991


UCSF Medical Center, Neurology 1995


UCSF Medical Center, Synaptic plasticity 1999

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Christine CW, Auinger P, Joslin A, Yelpaala Y, Green R. Vitamin B12 and homocysteine levels predict different outcomes in early Parkinson's disease. Mov Disord. 2018 Mar 06.
  2. Leehey M, Luo S, Sharma S, Wills AA, Bainbridge JL, Wong PS, Simon DK, Schneider J, Zhang Y, Pérez A, Dhall R, Christine CW, Singer C, Cambi F, Boyd JT. Association of metabolic syndrome and change in Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale scores. Neurology. 2017 Oct 24; 89(17):1789-1794.
  3. Fernández-Fournier M, Perry DC, Tartaglia MC, de May M, Boxer A, Coppola G, Christine CW, Huang EJ, Seeley WW, Miller BL, DeArmond SJ, Grinberg LT, Geschwind MD. Precipitous Deterioration of Motor Function, Cognition, and Behavior. JAMA Neurol. 2017 May 01; 74(5):591-596.

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