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About Eric Gutflais, MD

Eric Gutflais, MD, is a board-certified neurologist at UC San Diego who provides comprehensive care to people with a range of neurological conditions such as headache, stroke, seizures and dementia. He has expertise in the treatment of movement disorders, and thus regularly sees patients with Parkinson's Disease, tremor, dystonia, tics, and other gait and balance problems.

Dr. Gutflais completed a fellowship in movement disorders during which time he developed a focus on the use of botulinum toxin as therapy for a variety of neurological conditions. He currently uses botulinum toxin to treat conditions such as migraines, dystonia, and spasticity and additionally performs nerve blocks and trigger point injections.

Dr. Gutflais completed his fellowship at UC San Diego School of Medicine. He completed a neurology residency at Mount Sinai Beth Israel in New York City, and earned his medical degree from the Thomas Jefferson University Sidney Kimmel Medical College in Philadelphia.

He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society (MDS).

In his free time, he enjoys surfing and spending time with his family.

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For more information, see Neurological Care.

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
Open Payments Program Notification
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Medical Degree

  • Thomas Jefferson University, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Philadelphia, PA

Residency

  • Mount Sinai Beth Israel, New York, NY

Fellowship

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

Gender

  • Male

Date Joined Staff

  • 2021-08-04

Board Certifications

  • Neurology

Conditions and Treatments

  • Movement Disorders
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Headache
  • Migraine
  • Stroke
  • Seizure Disorder
  • Dementia
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Tremor
  • Dystonia
  • Tics
  • Gait and Balance Problems
  • Botulinum Toxin for Neurological Conditions
  • Botulinum Toxin for Muscle Spasticity
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Trigger Point Injections
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
Open Payments Program Notification
For informational purposes only, a link to the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Open Payments web page is provided here. The federal Physician Payments Sunshine Act requires that detailed information about payment and other payments of value worth over ten dollars ($10) from manufacturers of drugs, medical devices, and biologics to physicians and teaching hospitals be made available to the public.
View Open Payments data for Dr. Gutflais
  • Neurology