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Dr. Peter Lin, MD is a movement disorder neurology specialist in Los Gatos, CA and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Univ Of Mi Med Sch in 2000 and specializes in neurological movement disorders.Read his story
This content was provided by Dr. Lin "Dr. Lin received his medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School in 2001. He then completed his internal medicine internship and neurology residency at Stanford Hospital and Clinics, where he acted as chief resident. He received several awards as a resident for teaching including the Helen Rantz Housestaff award from Stanford Hospital for excellence in teaching. He then spent three years in movement disorders fellowship and research in the Human Motor Control Section at the National Institutes of Health where he focused on diagnostic testing for movement disorders and Botox injection for movement disorders including dystonia, tremor and spasticity. Dr. Lin began practice as a general neurologist at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center as well as Clinical Assistant Professor at Stanford Hospital. There he focused on movement disorders evaluation as well as Botox therapy for neurologic indications including dystonia, tremor, spasticity and migraine headache. He was actively involved in resident and medical student teaching and won the Lysia Forno teaching award from the Stanford neurology department for excellence in teaching. Dr. Lin has published up to 30 peer reviewed articles in the field of movement disorders and clinical neurophysiology focused on diagnostic testing and novel technology for neurorehabilitation. He continues to be involved in research as a clinical advisor for several early stage startups in the Bay Area in the fields of big data analysis, wearable technology and biomarker development. He joined the Valley Parkinson Clinic in August of 2015. He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, Santa Clara County Medical Society and Movement Disorders Society. He is affiliated with El Camino Hospital in Mountain View and Los Gatos. His outside interests include spending time with his family, digital photography, deep-sea fishing, and travel."
This content was provided by Dr. Lin "Our goal at Valley Parkinson Clinic is to help our patients find the best therapies to improve their qualities of life and prolong independent living. Patient education and empowerment is a key element in successful management of a neurological disease as complicated as PD. From the patient's first visit to VPD, we strive to help patients and caretakers to understand the disease better. As the treatments progress, we encourage patients to actively participate in decision making in drug regimen changes and various treatment options. We provide advice and referral in: physical therapy and speech therapy, patient consideration of DBS therapy, advanced care planning such as home care/home health arrangement, and end of life decision making."
Neurological Movement Disorders
1 Board Certifications
Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*