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Posts by Jeffrey S. Schweitzer, MD, PhD


As a board-certified neurosurgeon, Dr. Schweitzer is passionate about improving and restoring quality of life, especially for patients with Parkinson’s, epilepsy and other movement disorders.

Dr. Schweitzer has over 30 years of experience in the field. Previously, he was the Chief of Neurosurgery at Wright State University-Premier Health Partners and he ran the Epilepsy, Movement Disorder and Pituitary Surgery Programs at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center for 13 years.

He has also served as the Director of the Epilepsy and Functional Neurosurgery at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, OH. Most recently, he worked at Scripps Memorial Hospital in San Diego where he was named a top doctor by the San Diego County Medical Society.

In addition to surgery for movement disorders, Dr. Schweitzer is experienced in many areas of surgery of the brain and spine as well as radiosurgery.

Dr. Schweitzer has done extensive research on Parkinson's disease, and he speaks three languages: English, French and Mandarin Chinese.

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