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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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Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Anterior Horn Disease
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Difficulty With Walking
Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Restless Leg Syndrome
Spinal Cord Injury
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Traumatic Brain Injury
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for California.
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.
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
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
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