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Maya Katz


Being a doctor is my calling.

About me

Dr. Maya Katz is a neurologist at the UCSF Movement Disorder and Neuromodulation Center. She specializes in treating patients with Parkinson's disease, essential tremor, dystonia and other movement disorders. Her research interests include identifying ways to delay Parkinson's disease progression and improving outcomes for patients treated with deep brain stimulation. She is also interested in multidisciplinary approaches to treating advanced movement disorders.

Katz earned her bachelor's degree and her medical degree from Cornell University. She completed her internship and residency at Mount Sinai Hospital and her neurology fellowship in movement disorders at UCSF.

  • Education

    Weill Cornell Medical College, 2007

  • Residencies

    Mount Sinai Medical Center, Neurology, 2011

  • Fellowships

    UCSF Medical Center, Movement Disorders, 2013

  • Board Certifications

    Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry/Neurology-Neurology

  • Academic Title

    Associate Professor

I am dedicated to understanding what matters most to my patients and to taking a comprehensive approach to well-being.

Movement Disorder and Neuromodulation Center

1635 Divisadero St., Suite 520
San Francisco, CA 94115

My reviews


Overall Experience
94 Reviews
Dr. Katz was kind intelligent and knowledgeable. I trust her and will consult her (and her team) again next year as suggested.
Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
92 Reviews
Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
92 Reviews
Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
92 Reviews
Knew the important information about your medical history
93 Reviews
The provider showed respect for what you had to say
94 Reviews
The provider spent enough time with me
92 Reviews