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Dr. Michael Lobatz, MD

Neurology ·  Male · Age 70

Dr. Lobatz

The Neurology Center

354 Santa Fe Dr Encinitas, CA 92024

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Dr. Michael Lobatz, MD is a neurology specialist in Encinitas, CA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1977 and specializes in neurology and physical medicine & rehabilitation.


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(760) 633-6546

Dr. Lobatz accepts the following insurance:

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Lobatz's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Traumatic Brain Injury
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lobatz treats Traumatic Brain Injury more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Lobatz treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
Thrombosis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lobatz treats Thrombosis more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Lobatz treats this condition more than 81% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Arterial Thrombosis
  • Budd-Chiari Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Effort Vein Thrombosis
  • Intracranial Venous Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Portal Vein Thrombosis
  • Renal Vein Thrombosis
  • Thromboembolism
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Thrombosis
Neck Muscle Strain
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lobatz treats Neck Muscle Strain more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Lobatz treats this condition more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Lobatz's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Autonomic Dysreflexia
  • Back Pain
  • Baclofen Pump Therapy
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Botox® Injection
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Injury
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Electrodiagnostic Procedure
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Evoked Potential Test
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Memory Disorders
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Migraine, Hormone-Induced
  • Mild Cognitive Impairment
  • Motor Neuron Disease
  • Movement Disorders
  • Multiple Injuries
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscle Diseases
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Myopathy
  • Myotonic Dystrophy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Quadriplegia
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spasticity
  • Speech Impairment
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

About Me

Care Philosophy

The vice president of medical affairs and medical director of the Rehabilitation Center at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas, Dr. Michael A. Lobatz was a James Scholar and graduate of the Abraham Lincoln School of Medicine at the University of Illi...

Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Board Certifications

Education

1981
Ucsd Medical Center-Hillcrest
Residency Hospital
1981
University Ca
Residency Hospital
1978
Ucsd Medical Center-Hillcrest
Internship Hospital
1978
University Ca
Internship Hospital
1977
University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
Medical School
1970
University of Illinois
Undergraduate School
1981
1981
1978
1978
1977
1970

Languages

  • Chinese
  • Mandarin
  • Polish
  • Spanish

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Top Doctor San Diego, 2007
  • James Scholar, 1981
  • Top Doctor San Diego, 2006
  • Top Doctor San Diego, 2008
  • Top Doctor San Diego, 2009

Dr. Lobatz's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lobatz

4.4

Based on 7 reviews

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