Dr. Michael A. Lobatz, MD

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Dr. Michael A. Lobatz, MD

Neurology | Male

Neurology Center 320 Santa Fe Dr Ste 108, Encinitas, CA 92024 Get Directions
(760) 942-1390

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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 Illinois, Chicago. Dr. Lobatz completed his internship and neurology residency at the University of California, San Diego where he also served as chief resident. He remains active in academics. Dr. Lobatz is a Diplomate of the American Board of PsychiatRead more

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Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Board Certifications

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  • Neurology

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • 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 Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • 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 Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • 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 Impingement Syndrome
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spasticity
  • Speech Impairment
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Thrombosis
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

Procedures Performed

  • Baclofen Pump Therapy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Electrodiagnostic Procedure
  • Evoked Potential Test
  • Joint Drainage
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for California.

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago

    Graduated in 1977

  • Internship Hospital
    Ucsd Medical Center-Hillcrest

    Completed in 1978

    University Ca

    Completed in 1978

  • Residency Hospital
    Ucsd Medical Center-Hillcrest

    Completed in 1981

    University Ca

    Completed in 1981

  • Undergraduate School
    University of Illinois

    Graduated in 1970

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • 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
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Mandarin
  • Polish
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

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  • Specializes in Neurology
  • Board certified in Neurology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Lobatz's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Lobatz

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Lobatz's 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 Illinois, Chicago. Dr. Lobatz completed his internship and neurology residency at the University of California, San Diego where he also served as chief resident. He remains active in academics. Dr. Lobatz is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiat