Dr. Jeffrey Waugh, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Waugh, MD

Pediatric Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 41
Dr. Jeffrey Waugh, MD is a pediatric neurology specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from University of Texas, School of Medicine in 2007 and specializes in pediatric neurology and neurological movement disorders.Read his story

12 Parkman St Ste 835

Boston, MA 02114

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(617) 726-5533

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This content was provided by Dr. Waugh "Dr. Jeff Waugh is a physician-scientist whose clinical and research interests converge in the study dystonia, a highly-disabling movement disorder that leads muscles to stiffen, twist, and contort the sufferer. Twenty percent of his time is spent directing the Pediatric Movement Disorders and Deep Brain Stimulation Program, the only such program in New England. This position allows us to capture the bulk of children with dystonia in Massachusetts, and through the quaternary referral base of Boston Children's and Massachusetts General Hospitals, we have recruited dystonia patients from many parts of the United States and the world. The remaining 80% of Dr. Waugh's time is spent researching the maladaptive motor control networks that are the pathophysiologic underpinnings of dystonia. Though dystonia is the third-most common movement disorder (incidence of 1:1000) and we have identified many genetic and brain-injury causes, we do not understand the mechanism by which these diverse insults can sum to produce the common features of dystonia. Dr. Waugh's goal is to understand the structural alterations that subserve dystonia, to understand the factors that influence the spread of dystonia from one body area (focal) to involve most of the body (generalized), and to identify brain regions that are potential targets for therapeutic intervention by deep brain stimulation."
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2  Specialties

  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Neurological Movement Disorders

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Waugh does not have any board certifications listed.

2  Conditions Treated

  • Gait Abnormality
  • Movement Disorders

3  Procedures

  • Functional Movement Screening
  • Neurological Rehabilitation
  • Neurological Testing

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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.


  • Washington University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • University of Texas, School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Boston Children's Hospital, Pediatric Neurology
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Children's Medical Center Dallas
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Pediatric Movement Disorders
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014
  • University of Texas Southwestern at Dallas, School of Biomedical Sciences
    Other Education | Completed 2007

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Awards & Honors

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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