Event Details

Dystonia Support & Advocacy Group of San Diego Meeting

Location: Alvarado Hospital/Rehab. Institute, San Diego, CA

From: September 16, 2017 at 1:00pm to: 3:00pm


Persons with ALL forms of dystonia as well as their family members, friends and caregivers are invited. We hope that you will join us! 

Date & Time:
Saturday, September 16, 2017
1:00pm to 3:00pm

Alvarado Hospital
6655 Alvarado Rd.
1st Floor Classrooms 1,2, & 3
San Diego, CA 92120*

*Attendees will need to sign-in at the Information Desk in the hospital's main lobby and receive a wristband before heading to the classrooms. The main hospital entrance is across the driveway from the Rehab. Institute where the group normally meets.

Guest Speaker:
Sharona Ben-Haim, MD
Assistant Professor, Epilepsy & Functional Neurosurgery
Dept. of Neurology, University of California San Diego

Deep Brain Stimulation for Dystonia 

Dr. Ben-Haim's main areas of interest are in functional neurosurgery (i.e. DBS for Dystonia and Parkinson's disease) as well as pioneering new techniques for epilepsy surgery. 


RSVP's are greatly appreciated as Pat McDonnell &  Kellly Bovia from Medtronic (manufacturer of the Activa device used in DBS surgery) will be providing lunch. Please respond to Martha at mmurphy582@gmail.com or 619-582-1961.

Please visit our website at www.dystoniaofsandiego.com and our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/dystoniaofsandiego.

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