Dr. Michael D. Geschwind MD Neurologist

Dr. Michael Geschwind is a neurologist in San Francisco, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including San Francisco General Hospital Medical Center and UCSF Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and has been in practice for 18 years. Dr. Geschwind accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 12 doctors at San Francisco General Hospital Medical Center and one of 127 at UCSF Medical Center who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: General Neurology

Clinical Interests: Dementia, Rapidly progressive dementia, prion disease, Jakob-Creutzfeldt disease, Huntington's disesae, leukoencephalopathy

Hospital Affiliation

San Francisco General Hospital Medical Center

UCSF Medical Center
Ranked #5 in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Education & Medical Training

UCLA Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1996 - 1997

Johns Hopkins University
Residency, Neurology, 1997 - 2000

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
Class of 1996

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified 10 years in Neurology

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) for Genetic Prion Disorder Due to F198S Mutation in the PRNP Gene.
Uflacker, A.,Doraiswamy, P. M.,Rechitsky, S.,See, T.,Geschwind, M.,Tur-Kaspa, I.

Doxycycline for Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease: a failure, but a step in the right direction.
Geschwind, M. D.

Executive functions in premanifest Huntington's disease.
You, S. C.,Geschwind, M. D.,Sha, S. J.,Apple, A.,Satris, G.,Wood, K. A.,Johnson, E. T.,Gooblar, J.,Feuerstein, J. S.,Finkbeiner, S.,Kang, G. A.,Miller, B. L.,Hess, C. P.,Kramer, J. H.,Possin, K. L.

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Insurances Accepted

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