Dr. Stephanie Lessig, MD

Dr. Stephanie Lessig, MD

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Dr. Stephanie Lessig, MD is a neurology specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 11 years. She graduated from Stony Brook Univ Health Sciences Center School of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in neurology.Read her story

4510 Executive Dr

San Diego, CA 92121

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Brain Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
Parkinson's Disease
very high
more than 95% of peers
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Lessig'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.

Dr. Lessig's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lessig "Stephanie Lessig, MD, is a board-certified neurologist with UC San Diego Health System and the VA San Diego Healthcare System. She regularly sees people with Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders, such as dystonia and ataxia. Dr. Lessig specializes in both deep brain stimulation and the administration of botulinum toxin. She is involved in both basic research and clinical trials, with a clinical research focus on Parkinson’s disease and Parkinsonian disorders. Dr. Lessig is a principal investigator on four clinical trials, two of which are funded by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Her general research interests include neurodegenerative disorders, such as Huntington’s disease. Dr. Lessig earned her medical degree from Stony Brook University School of Medicine. She was a neurology resident and chief resident at UC San Diego School of Medicine, where she also completed her fellowship. She is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society, and American Society for Experimental NeuroTherapeutics. Dr. Lessig is also a member and served as past president of the San Diego Neurology Society."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lessig "Working together to have the best quality of life possible"

1  Specialties

  • Neurology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

58  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Corticobasal Degeneration
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myoclonus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

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2  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

  • Stony Brook Univ Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • California Pacific Med Cen
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Ucsd Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • UCSD
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lessig has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lessig's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lessig to family and friends
11 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Lessig's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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