Giselle M. Petzinger

Assistant Professor of Neurology
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Areas of treatment:

Movement Disorders
Parkinson's Disease

Specialty:

  • Neurology

Department:

  • Department of Neurology

Languages:

  • English
  • Spanish

Giselle M. Petzinger, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Practicing location:

  • USC Healthcare Center 2

About this doctor:

Dr. Petzinger is a board certified neurologist specializing in the care of patients with Parkinson’s disease She divides her time between clinical care of patients and laboratory research. The primary focus of Dr. Petzinger’s research is to better understand how to promote brain repair following injury and to translate these findings into new therapeutic treatments. Dr. Petzinger has been involved in numerous federally funded research grants and currently is the principal investigator on the U.S. Army Research Grant, “Behavioral and Pharmacolgical Enhancement of Neuroplasticity in Basal Ganglia of the MPTP-Lesioned Mouse and Non-Human Primate.”

Education:

Doctor of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1988

Internships:

LAC+USC Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 1988 - 1989

Residencies:

Yale University School of Medicine, Neurology, 1989 - 1992

Fellowships:

Yale University School of Medicine, Internal Medicine/Rheumatology, 1992 - 1993
Columbia University, Movement Disorders, 1993 - 1995

Certifications:

American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology: Neurology