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Tritia R. Yamasaki, MD, PhD

Tritia R. Yamasaki, MD, PhD

Practice Area

  • Movement Disorders
  • Neurology
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  • About

    Tritia Yamasaki, MD, received her medical and research degrees at the University of California, Irvine and trained in neurology at University of California, Los Angeles. She completed a fellowship in movement disorders at Washington University in St. Louis, School of Medicine. Yamasaki is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Neurology. She is also a member of the American Academy of Neurology and the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society.

    Research focus

    I am interested in research, and my lab studies the protein alpha-synuclein, which accumulates abnormally in Parkinson's disease as well as other diseases.

    Faculty Rank

    Assistant Professor of Neurology

    Degree

    University of California - Irvine

    Residency

    University of California - Los Angeles

    Fellowship

    Movement Disorders, Washington University in St. Louis, School of Medicine

    Certifications and Special Training

    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology

  • Clinical Interests

    • Ataxia and Gait Disorders
    • Atypical Parkinsonism
    • Dystonia
    • Huntington's Disease
    • Movement Disorders including Tremor
    • Myoclonus
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Awards

    Alpha Omega Alpha - University of California, Irvine

    Pathology Chairs Honor Society - University of California, Irvine

    Sigma Xi Research Society - University of California, Irvine