The Value of Focused Ultrasound for Essential Tremor: Safety, Precision, Sustained Results

The most common movement disorder, essential tremor often doesn’t respond to meds and depresses quality of life. As neurosurgeon Doris Wang, MD, PhD, explains in this short, information-packed presentation, focused ultrasound can bring immediate and lasting relief to many. She describes the procedure; benefits and potential complications; outcomes data; and how techniques developed at UCSF improve target visualization, enhancing accuracy and effectiveness.


March 23, 2022

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Doris Wang, MD, PhD

Doris Wang, MD, PhD


Dr. Doris Wang is a neurosurgeon who specializes in surgery for patients with movement disorders, such as essential tremor, Parkinson's disease and dystonia, a condition in which involuntarily contracting muscles cause abnormal movements.

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