Dr. Douglas R Galasko MD Neurologist

Dr. Douglas Galasko is a neurologist in La Jolla, California and is affiliated with UC San Diego Health System. He received his medical degree from University of the Witwatersrand and has been in practice for 26 years. Dr. Galasko accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 27 doctors at UC San Diego Health System who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: General Neurology

Hospital Affiliation

UC San Diego Health System
Ranked #42 in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Education & Medical Training

Boston University Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1983 - 1984

Johns Hopkins University
Residency, Neurology, 1984 - 1987

University of the Witwatersrand
Class of 1979

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified 25 years in Neurology

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

14th International Conference on Alzheimer's Drug Discovery
2013 9 9

The New Qualitative Scoring MMSE Pentagon Test (QSPT) as a Valid Screening Tool between Autopsy-Confirmed Dementia with Lewy Bodies and Alzheimer's Disease.
Mitolo, M.,Salmon, D. P.,Gardini, S.,Galasko, D.,Grossi, E.,Caffarra, P.

The New Qualitative Scoring MMSE Pentagon Test (QSPT) as a Valid Screening Tool between Autopsy-Confirmed Dementia with Lewy Bodies and Alzheimer's Disease.
Mitolo, M.,Salmon, D. P.,Gardini, S.,Galasko, D.,Grossi, E.,Caffarra, P.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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