- NeurologyMovement Disorders
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.
UC San Diego Health Links
For more information, see Neurological Care.
- Thomas Jefferson University, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Philadelphia, PA
- Mount Sinai Beth Israel, New York, NY
- UC San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, CA
Date Joined Staff
Conditions and Treatments
- Movement Disorders
- Neurological Disorders
- Seizure Disorder
- Parkinson's Disease
- Gait and Balance Problems
- Botulinum Toxin for Neurological Conditions
- Botulinum Toxin for Muscle Spasticity
- Nerve Blocks
- Trigger Point Injections