Khashayar Dashtipour, MD, PhD
Khashayar Dashtipour, MD, PhD is a board certified neurologist and is a movement disorders specialist who treats variety of the movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, tremor, dystonia, restless legs syndrome, Huntington’s disease, tardive dyskinesia and spasticity. He is an associate professor of neurology and basic sciences at Loma Linda University and the director of the Division of Movement Disorders.
His research interest is about life style modification in Parkinson’s disease such as exercise, finding a biomarker for Parkinson’s disease and developing new medications for managing movement disorders. Dr. Dashtipour has been principal investigator or sub investigator of over 40 clinical trails. He is an active member of the Parkinson Study Group, American Academy of Neurology and the Movement Disorders Society. Since 2017, he has served on the Movement Disorders Society CME Committee.
In the last 2 decades Dr. Dashtipour has trained multiple neurologists and movement disorders specialist. He has authored and coauthored over 100 original journal articles, review papers, book chapters and presented abstracts at the international congresses.
At Kaizen brain center he sees patients with Parkinson’s disease, Tremor, Tardive dyskinesia, gait impairment, Huntingtons disease, Tic disorders, abnormal movements. He inject botulinum toxins for the variety of clinical therapeutic indications such as Cervical dystonia, spasticity, drooling (sialorrhea), blepharospasm, hemifacial spasm, dysphonia, jaw dystonia, limb dystonia and tremor.