Parkinson’s & Movement Disorder Institute

The Parkinson's & Movement Disorder Institute - Fountain Valley, Long Beach, California

Mayank Pathak, M.D.

Mayank Pathak, M.D.

Professional/Academic Accomplishments and Recognition

  • Fellowship, Spinal Cord Injury Service, V.A. Medical Center, Long Beach, California; July, 1995 - June, 1996. 
  • Fellowship, Neurological Rehabilitation UCLA Medical Center, Dept. of Neurological Services, Los Angeles; July, 1996 – June, 1998. 
  • Member of the Parkinson Study Group.


Dr. Pathak is currently engaged in research in Parkinson’s disease, traumatic related dystonia and spasticity. Dr. Pathak is currently conducts a study evaluate the effect of a dopamine patch in the treatment of Parkinson's disease.

Selected Publications

Dr. Pathak has authored papers and book chapters in professional journals and publications, including the following: 

  1. Pathak M, Harkema S, Dobkin B, Edgerton VR. Modulation of Neuronal Circuits in the Human Lumbosacral Spinal Cord using Step Training on a Body Weight Supported Treadmill. Abstract, presented at American Society of Neurorehabilitation meeting 1998. In press, American Journal of Neurorehabilitation. 
  2. Segal JL, Pathak M, Himber PL, Hernandez JP, Brunnemann SR, Charter RA. 4-Aminopyridine: Long-Term Administration to Spinal Cord Injured Humans Improves Sensorimotor Function and is not Associated with Toxicity.  Paper, submitted to Neurology. 
  3. Pathak M, Kim RC, Pribram H. Spinal Cord Infarction Following Vertebral Angiography. Case Report and Review.  Submitted for publication.


Mission Statement

Foremost, the physicians, research scientists and staff at the Parkinson's and Movement Disorders Institute all share the common goal of providing superior care to our patients in the treatment of neurological disorders affecting movement. It is our belief that people who must cope with symptoms or illness have enhanced quality of life when they understand their diagnosis and treatment plan,...
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