Natalie Diaz, MD

Natalie Diaz, MD

Neurology, Pacific Movement Disorders Center

Awards and Accomplishments

Super Doctors Rising Star

Dr. Natalie Diaz is a board-certified neurologist with fellowship training in movement disorders. Her clinical practice focuses on the evaluation and management of patients with Parkinson’s disease, atypical parkinsonian disorders, Huntington’s disease and other choreiform disorders, dystonia, and ataxia.

She also has specialized training in the evaluation and programming of deep brain stimulation as a treatment for Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor and dystonia as well as the therapeutic administration of botulinum toxin injections for non-cosmetic indications such as focal dystonia, hemifacial spasm and limb spasticity. Her research focuses on industry-sponsored clinical trials in Parkinson’s disease and other collaborative clinical projects in the field of neurodegenerative disorders.

Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Movement Disorders

Clinical Interests

  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Atypical Parkinsonian disorders
  • Tremor
  • Dystonia
  • Huntington’s disease and other choreiform disorders
  • Other movement disorders

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Clinic Locations

PNI-South Bay
5215 Torrance Blvd., Suite 300, Torrance, CA 90503
424-212-5361

  • Medical Degree

    MD, Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, Ireland
  • Residency

    Internship: Preliminary Internal Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
    Residency: Neurology, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
  • Fellowship

    Movement Disorders, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • Certifications

    Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology