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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.

UC San Diego Health Links
For more information on neurology at UC San Diego Health, see Neurological Institute.
For more information on care for seniors, see Geriatrics / Senior Health.

Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted

Medical Degree

  • University of Witwatersrand, School of Medicine, South Africa

Fellowship

  • UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Residency

  • Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Gender

  • Male

Board Certifications

  • Neurology

Conditions and Treatments

  • Frontotemporal Dementias
  • Atypical Parkinsonian Disorders
  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Dementia With Lewy Bodies
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinson's Disease Dementia
  • Memory Disorders
  • Neurodegenerative Disorders
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted