Dr. Michael Lobatz, MD

Dr. Michael Lobatz, MD

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Dr. Michael Lobatz, MD is a neurology specialist in Encinitas, CA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1977 and specializes in neurology and physical medicine & rehabilitation.

354 Santa Fe Dr

Encinitas, CA 92024

Contact Information

(760) 633-6546

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Lobatz performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Tremor
normal
more than 83% of peers
Gait Abnormality
normal
more than 78% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
more than 77% of peers

Dr. Lobatz's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lobatz "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"

2  Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

114  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • 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
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • 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
  • Myopathy
  • Myotonic Dystrophy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Quadriplegia
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • 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
  • Thrombosis
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects
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8  Procedures

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

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
Media & Publications

Dr. Lobatz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

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

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lobatz's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lobatz to family and friends
7 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Lobatz's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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