Robert White, MD, PhD


Dr. Robert White is a movement disorders neurologist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of movement disorders, including Parkinson's disease, essential tremor and ataxia. He sees patients at the Movement Disorders and Neuromodulation Center in Mount Zion.

White's areas of interest include how Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders affect cognitive ability. He conducts research at the University of California, Berkeley's Brain Imaging Center to investigate how dopamine impacts cognitive function in healthy adults and patients with Parkinson's disease.

White received his medical degree from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, where he also completed a doctorate in neuroscience. He completed a residency in neuroscience at UCSF, followed by a fellowship in behavioral neurology and movement disorders at the same institution.

An assistant clinical professor at UCSF, White belongs to the American Academy of Neurology and the Society for Neuroscience.


Movement Disorder and Neuromodulation 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.

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Washington University 2007


UCSF Medical Center 2011