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Pediatric Neurology | Female

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Ying Peng M.D., Ph.D. brings her extensive experience in Clinical Neurophysiology and Neurodevelopment research to the practice of Child Neurology at Mission Viejo. Dr. Peng is a fellowship trained Child Neurologist. She is double boarded in American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry with special qualification in Child neurology and in American board of Clinical Neurophysiology, the subspecialty Board of ABPN.

Dr. Peng earned her MD in Medicine and a Ph.D. in Neurogenetics and Molecular biology from University of Kansas. She then went on to complete postdoctoral research fellowship in mammalian neurodevelopment at Northwestern University in Chicago.  Dr. Peng fulfilled her pediatric and pediatric neurology residencies at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center, as well as a fellowship in clinical neurophysiology. Dr. Peng joined PSF and the CHOC neurology in 2004, where she served as the medical director of CHOC/UCI neurology division and CHOC clinical neurophysiology lab. Dr. Peng and her family moved to Mission Viejo in 2013, where her private practice is located. Dr. Peng has committed herself to provide the best possible care to children with complex neurological disorders, especially in Epilepsy and Neuromuscular diseases.

Dr. Peng's clinical areas of interest are in epilepsy (EEG/Video-EEG),neuromuscular disorders (EMG) and complex neurophysiological conditions as well as performing NCS/EMG in children.  Dr. Peng has been an author of numerous studies and

abstracts in national and international neuroscience and research journals.  She is an Assistant Professor in Pediatrics at UC Irvine. She is a member of the American Academy of Neurology and the American Association of Elctrodiagnostic Medicine. Dr. Peng's clinic accepts Monarch, SJHAP, GNP, Regal and Prospect HMOs and all PPOs.

 

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in Orange |
She listens and recommends all possible treatment options for us to consider and try. She doesn't give up!
in Mission Viejo, CA |
Dr. Peng is truly a phenomenal, highly experienced professional. Her diagnosis of my daughter's symptoms was astounding and I'm only sorry we didn't see her sooner. She is personable, friendly and makes your child at ease. Have seen other specialists and she is definitely the best.
in Santa ana |
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    Ying Peng M.D., Ph.D. brings her extensive experience in Clinical Neurophysiology and Neurodevelopment research to the practice of Child Neurology at Mission Viejo. Dr. Peng is a fellowship trained Child Neurologist. She is double boarded in American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry with special qualification in Child neurology and in American board of Clinical Neurophysiology, the subspecialty Board of ABPN.

    Dr. Peng earned her MD in Medicine and a Ph.D. in Neurogenetics and Molecular biology from University of Kansas. She then went on to complete postdoctoral research fellowship in mammalian neurodevelopment at Northwestern University in Chicago.  Dr. Peng fulfilled her pediatric and pediatric neurology residencies at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center, as well as a fellowship in clinical neurophysiology. Dr. Peng joined PSF and the CHOC neurology in 2004, where she served as the medical director of CHOC/UCI neurology division and CHOC clinical neurophysiology lab. Dr. Peng and her family moved to Mission Viejo in 2013, where her private practice is located. Dr. Peng has committed herself to provide the best possible care to children with complex neurological disorders, especially in Epilepsy and Neuromuscular diseases.

    Dr. Peng's clinical areas of interest are in epilepsy (EEG/Video-EEG),neuromuscular disorders (EMG) and complex neurophysiological conditions as well as performing NCS/EMG in children.  Dr. Peng has been an author of numerous studies and

    abstracts in national and international neuroscience and research journals.  She is an Assistant Professor in Pediatrics at UC Irvine. She is a member of the American Academy of Neurology and the American Association of Elctrodiagnostic Medicine. Dr. Peng's clinic accepts Monarch, SJHAP, GNP, Regal and Prospect HMOs and all PPOs.

     

    Dr. Peng's Care Philosophy

    Help everyone to achieve a productive life

    Dr. Peng says...

    With more than 20 years of clinical experience, and dedicated to clinical excellence in Pediatric Neurology, Dr. Peng is well-versed in Pediatric Electroencephalogram and Nerve conduction/Electrocardiography. Her clinical interests include neuromuscular medicine and Epilepsy.

    Dr. Peng's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
    •  Board certified in Clinical Neurophysiology and Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Clinical Neurophysiology
    • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology

    Conditions Treated

    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Aneurysm
    • Ataxia
    • Autonomic Disorders
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Palsy
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
    • Chronic Pain
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
    • Concussion
    • Confusion
    • Dizziness
    • Dystonia
    • Epilepsy
    • Essential Tremor
    • Fabry's Disease
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Headache
    • Herniated Disc
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
    • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Migraine
    • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
    • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
    • Myasthenia Gravis
    • Myelopathy
    • Myoclonus
    • Nerve Diseases
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Post-Concussion Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rasmussen's Syndrome
    • Restless Leg Syndrome
    • Seizure Disorders
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Sleep Disorders
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Disorders
    • Stroke
    • Syncope
    • Tension Headache
    • Thrombosis
    • Tic Disorders
    • Tourette's Syndrome
    • Tremor
    • Tuberous Sclerosis
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vasculitis
    • Vertebral Column Tumors
    • Vertigo

    Education

    • Medical School
      Northwestern University Feinberg School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1998

      University Of Kansas Medical Center

      Graduated in 1996

    • Internship Hospital
      University Of California At Irvine / California College Of Medicine & Surgery

      Completed in 2000

    • Residency Hospital
      University Of California At Irvine / California College Of Medicine & Surgery

      Completed in 2003

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Northwestern Memorial Hospital

      Completed in 1998

      University Of California At Irvine / California College Of Medicine & Surgery

      Completed in 2004

    • Undergraduate School
      Medical Center Of Fudan University

      Graduated in 1988

    • Other Education
      University Of Kansas Medical Center

      Completed in 1995

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Chinese, Mandarin

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    Specialties

    • Pediatric Neurology
    • Clinical Neurophysiology
    • Developmental Disabilities Psychology
    • Electrodiagnostic Medicine
    • Epilepsy
    • Headache Medicine
    • Multiple Sclerosis
    • Neuroimmunology
    • Neurology
    • Neuropathy
    • Pain Medicine Neurology
    • Pediatric Neuroimmunology
    • Pediatrics
    • Psychology

    Procedures Performed

    • 24-Hour Ambulatory Electroencephalogram
    • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
    • EMG (Electromyography)
    • Electrodiagnostic Procedure
    • Intraoperative Neurological Monitoring
    • Management of VNS Devices for the Treatment of Epilepsy
    • Nerve Conduction Studies
    • Neurological Testing
    • Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)