Timothy S. Chang, MD, PhD

Timothy S. Chang, MD, PhD

Movement Disorders Neurology| Neurology
Primary Location
Westwood Neurology
300 Medical Plaza
Los Angeles, California 90095


Timothy Chang received his bachelor's degree from Stanford University, an M.D. and Ph.D from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He completed residency in Neurology and fellowship training in Movement Disorders at UCLA. During his fellowship training, Dr. Chang completed a postdoctoral research fellowship in genetics before being appointed Assistant Professor of Neurology at UCLA.

His clinical expertise focuses on general movement disorders including Parkinson's disease, and atypical Parkinsonian disorders including Progressive Supranuclear Palsy, Corticobasal Syndrome, Multiple System Atrophy, and Lewy Body Dementia. His clinical focus also includes genetic movement disorders and dystonia.

Dr. Chang's research laboratory uses computational approaches to identify genes that may increase the risk of neurodegenerative diseases and factors that may affect disease course. He is actively involved in clinical trials for movement disorder patients at UCLA.


Medical Board Certification

Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2018


UCLA School of Medicine, 2020


UCLA School of Medicine, 2018


St. Mary Medical Center, 2015


University of Wisconsin Medical School, PhD, 2014
University of Wisconsin Medical School, MD, PhD, 2014


West Los Angeles

Westwood Neurology

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Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center