Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Clinic
The UCSF Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Clinic offers comprehensive diagnosis and treatment for movement disorders, including conditions related to Parkinson's such as supranuclear palsy, multiple system atrophy, corticobasal syndrome and drug-induced parkinsonism. We also treat choreiform, dystonic and tic disorders; myoclonus; and restless legs syndrome.
The clinic provides medication and surgical treatment, physical therapy and services for family support. Although there’s no cure for Parkinson's disease, treatments such as deep brain stimulation are available to relieve symptoms.
In addition to treating patients, our team conducts research to find new treatments and, ultimately, a cure. The clinic has been designated a center of excellence by the Parkinson’s Foundation since 1992.
We are part of the UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences.
Awards & recognition
Best hospital in Northern California
Best in the West for neurology and neurosurgery
Ranked No. 3 in the nation for neurology and neurosurgery
Case Management and Social Work
Connect with a team that can help you find resources, solve problems and advocate for you during treatment at UCSF.
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Class
This eight-week UCSF class teaches mindfulness practices, such as meditation and body awareness, that can reduce stress and improve your overall health.
Neurology Support Groups
The UCSF Aneurysm and Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Support Group encourages all patients with these blood vessel disorders to join. Find more info here.
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Spiritual Care Services
Chaplains representing many faiths are available around the clock to provide support, comfort and counsel to patients, families and caregivers. Learn more.
Plan your visit
If you live in another country and are coming to UCSF for medical
treatment, our patient liaisons can help coordinate all aspects of your visit.
UCSF offers language services at no charge for patients with limited
English, as well as for patients who are deaf or have trouble hearing.
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Your Doctor Visit
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What to Bring
- Photo I.D.
- Health insurance card
- Insurance authorization, if required
- Doctor's referral, if required
- Recent test results related to your condition
- List of your medications, including dosages, plus any you're allergic to
- List of questions you may have
- Device or paper for taking notes
Movement Disorder and Neuromodulation Center
1635 Divisadero St., Suite 520
San Francisco, CA 94115
Our research initiatives
UCSF Department of Neurology Research
The UCSF Department of Neurology conducts research to improve understanding of neurological disorders, with the goals of finding better treatments and methods of prevention.