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Nelson Hwynn, DO

  • Neurology
  • Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • Neuromuscular Medicine
Nelson Hwynn, DO
4.8 155 Ratings
Accepts new patients
age-group-adults-color Treats adults

Contact

Scripps Clinic Torrey Pines
10710 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Phone Number
858-554-8203

Expertise

  • Neurology
  • Neuromuscular
  • Movement Disorders

Hospital Affiliations

Languages

  • English

Biography

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.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Electrodiagnostic Medicine, 2012
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neuromuscular Medicine, 2012
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology, 2009

Medical Education

  • Western University of Health Sciences, DO, 2003

Internships

  • Berkshire Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 2004

Residencies

  • University of New Mexico, Neurology, 2007

Fellowships

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

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