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About Douglas Galasko, MD
Dr. Galasko is board-certified in neurology, with special expertise in memory disorders, Alzheimer's diseases, and unusual neurological conditions such as dementia with Lewy bodies and frontotemporal dementia.
He is associate director of the UC San Diego Shiley-Marcos Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, and has carried out research into Alzheimer's and related disorders for over 25 years. He has published over 200 scientific articles on diagnosis, risk factors, biological markers, and treatment of Alzheimer's disease.
He has been in clinical practice at UC San Diego Health since 1990. His clinic offers comprehensive diagnostic testing, with access to brain imaging and comprehensive laboratory testing as needed, medical management and knowledge of community resources. Patients are also offered access to research opportunities, including potential new treatments.
- University of Witwatersrand, School of Medicine, South Africa
- UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA
- Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
Conditions and Treatments
- Frontotemporal Dementias
- Atypical Parkinsonian Disorders
- Alzheimerâ€™s Disease
- Dementia With Lewy Bodies
- Parkinson's Disease
- Parkinson's Disease Dementia
- Memory Disorders
- Neurodegenerative Disorders