Dr. Douglas Galasko, MD

Dr. Douglas Galasko, MD

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
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Dr. Douglas Galasko, MD is a neurology specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from University Of The Witwatersrand, Faculty Of Health Sciences in 1979 and specializes in neurology.Read his story

4510 Executive Dr

San Diego, CA 92121

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • MultiPlan

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Brain Disorders
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more than 81% of peers
Dementia
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more than 75% of peers
Alzheimer's Disease
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more than 74% of peers

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Dr. Galasko's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Galasko "Dr. Galasko is Board Certified in Neurology, with special expertise in memory disorders, Alzheimer's Disease 's, unusual neurological problems such as Dementia with Lewy Bodies and Frontotemporal dementia. He is Director of the UC San Diego Shiley-Marcos Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, and has carried out research into Alzheimer's and related disorders for over 25 years. He has published over 200 scientific articles on diagnosis, risk factors, biological markers, and treatment of Alzheimer's Disease. He has been in clinical practice at the UC San Diego Dept of Neurosciences since 1990. His clinic offers comprehensive diagnostic testing, with access to brain imaging and comprehensive laboratory testing as needed, medical management and knowledge of community resources. Patients are also offered access to research opportunities, including potential new treatments. "

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Specialties

  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cluster Headache
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Insomnia
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

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Procedures

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of The Witwatersrand, Faculty Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Boston University Med Ctr/univ Hp
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Galasko has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Galasko accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Galasko has admitting privileges

UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest
200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92103
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