Dr. James Y. Soong, MD

Dr. James Y. Soong, MD

Neurology | Male | 68 years old

Dr. Soong is prepared to diagnose and treat all types of neurological disorders resulting from abnormalities in the brain, spinal cord and other nerves throughout the body. Dr. Soong is trained to perform a variety of tests and scans to arrive at the correct diagnosis, which is vital to creating an effective treatment plan: caring, compassionate, and patient centered care.Read more

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909 Hyde St Ste 234
San Francisco, CA 94109 Get Directions
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Dr. Soong is prepared to diagnose and treat all types of neurological disorders resulting from abnormalities in the brain, spinal cord and other nerves throughout the body. Dr. Soong is trained to perform a variety of tests and scans to arrive at the correct diagnosis, which is vital to creating an effective treatment plan: caring, compassionate, and patient centered care.Read more

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Dr. Soong's Care Philosophy

Dr. Soong is prepared to diagnose and treat all types of neurological disorders resulting from abnormalities in the brain, spinal cord and other nerves throughout the body. Dr. Soong is trained to perform a variety of tests and scans to arrive at the correct diagnosis, which is vital to creating an effective treatment plan: caring, compassionate, and patient centered care.

Dr. Soong's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Neurology
  •  Board certified in Neurology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Neurology

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myelopathy
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1974

  • Internship Hospital
    Suny Downstate Med Center

    Completed in 1975

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of California Los Angeles

    Completed in 1978

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of California Los Angeles

    Completed in 1979

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

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Specialties

  • Neurology

Procedures Performed

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)