Nelson Hwynn, DO

Dr. Nelson Hwynn, DO
Dr. Nelson Hwynn, DO


  • Neurology

Areas of Expertise

  • Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • Movement Disorders
  • Neurology
  • Neuromuscular
4.7 201 Ratings
Scripps Clinic Torrey Pines
10666 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037


Nelson Hwynn, DO, is a neurologist with Scripps Clinic. He treats a variety of neurological conditions and has subspecialty fellowship training in the area of movement disorders including tremors, Parkinson’s disease, dystonia, Tourette's syndrome, and ataxia. He has had extensive training in administering botulinum toxin (Botox) injections for disorders such as cervical dystonia, blepharospasm, hemifacial spasm, and spasticity, as well as evaluation and treatment of deep brain stimulation (DBS). Additionally, Dr. Hwynn has subspecialty fellowship training in electromyography and evaluation and treatment of neuromuscular diseases including myasthenia gravis, peripheral nerve and muscle disorders, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Read more

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, Neuromuscular Medicine, 2012
  • American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnistic Medicine, Electrodiagnostic Medicine, 2012
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, Neurology, 2009

Medical Education

  • Western University of Health Sciences, DO, 2003


  • Berkshire Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 2004


  • University of New Mexico, Neurology, 2007


  • University of Florida College of Medicine, Movement Disorders, 2010
  • University of New Mexico, Neurophysiology, 2008
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