Jill Ostrem, MD, is a movement disorders neurologist and the medical director of the surgical movement disorders center at the University of California, San Francisco. She received her medical degree from the George Washington University and completed her residency in neurology at the UCLA Medical Center. She completed a fellowship in movement disorders at UCLA Medical Center.
She has developed a busy comprehensive UCSF outpatient clinical center for movement disorders patients considering or treated with deep brain stimulation (DBS) or other neuro-modulatory therapies (gene therapy). The center offers comprehensive care for patients with movement disorders, including multidisciplinary consultations with neurology and neurosurgery regarding surgical candidacy, follow-up treatment which includes state of the art DBS programming, medication management. The UCSF team has the largest DBS program on the West coast, which has implanted over 1000 patients with DBS leads to date.
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