Movement Disorders Center

The Stanford Movement Disorders Center (SMDC) provides comprehensive, multispecialty evaluations and care for patients with all types of movement disorders.

Movement Disorders Center
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Phone: 650-723-6469 Getting Here
Maps & Directions
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Phone: 650-723-6469 Getting Here

Our Doctors

Care and Treatment


The Stanford Movement Disorders Center (SMDC) offers you the latest advances in medical and surgical treatment. In addition, our patients have the opportunity to be involved in leading-edge clinical trials. Our team is dedicated to translating recent discoveries into effective therapies to help improve your quality of life.

Our thorough evaluation process includes clinical, kinematic (motor control), electrophysiological, laboratory and radiological (imaging) diagnostic evaluations. The SMDC consists of multiple clinics that focus on specific conditions or treatments. In each clinic, our specialists collaborate to provide you with comprehensive care.

The subspecialty clinics that are part of the SMDC include:

Depending on your needs, you may work with:

  • One or more of our four fellowship-trained adult movement disorders experts
  • A functional stereotactic neurosurgeon
  • A neurologist who specializes in sleep medicine
  • A pediatric movement disorders expert
  • A medical physicist
  • A physician’s assistant
  • A nurse coordinator
  • A social worker
  • A genetics counselor
  • A kinematic specialist technician

The team also works with experts in:

  • Behavioral neurology
  • Neuropsychology
  • Autonomic neurology
  • Sleep medicine
  • Psychiatry
  • Nuclear medicine
  • Radiology
  • Genetics
  • Nursing
  • Pharmacy

Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.

Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.

For Patients

Appointments are available by physician referral only. Ask your doctor's office to fax a letter of referral, contact information, insurance information and records to 650-723-6002. We will review your records and contact you about an appointment.


  • Bring any MRI or CT films
  • Plan to be at the clinic for one to two hours


  • To reorder a prescription, have your pharmacy call 650-723-4720 or fax a refill request to 650-725-0390.
  • For Movement Disorders Center information, call 650-736-0514.

International Patients
Phone: +1 650-723-8561

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For Health Care Professionals


Phone: 1-866-742-4811 
Fax: 650-320-9443
Monday – Friday,  8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Phone: 1-800-800-1551,  24 hours - 7 days a week

Stanford Health Care (formerly Stanford Hospital & Clinics) provides comprehensive services to refer and track patients, as well as provides the latest information and news for physicians and office staff. For help with all referral needs and questions visit Referring Physicians.


Fax a referral form with supporting documentation to 650-320-9443.

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