Daniel M. Togasaki

Associate Professor of Neurology

Areas of treatment:

Movement Disorders
Parkinson's Disease
Levodopa-Induced Dyskinesias


  • Neurology


  • Department of Neurology


  • English

Daniel M. Togasaki, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Neurology

Practicing locations:

  • Keck Hospital of USC
  • USC Healthcare Center 2
  • USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Hospital

About this doctor:

Doctor Togasaki is a movement disorders specialist with clinical and research training in Parkinson’s disease.  He worked at the Parkinson’s Institute in Sunnyvale, California for eight years before joining the USC faculty as associate professor in 2005.  Dr. Togasaki has developed objective methods to quantify  levodopa-induced dyskinesias, a useful tool for clinical care and research.  Dr. Togasaki received the G. Milton Shy Award from the American Academy of Neurology and the Bender Family Award in Clinical Neurology.


Doctor of Medicine, PhD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1989


St. Luke's - Roosevelt Hospital, Internal Medicine, 1989 - 1990


Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, Neurology, 1990 - 1993


Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, Movement Disorders, 1993 - 1996


American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology: Neurology

Professional society memberships:

American Academy of Neurology
Parkinson Study Group
Movement Disorder Society
Society for Neuroscience


G. Milton Shy Award, American Academy of Neurology
Bender Family Award in Clinical Neurology