Neurology, Movement Disorders Parkinson specialist


About Dr. Dashtipour

Dr. Dashtipour is a neurologist in Loma Linda, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Loma Linda University Medical Center and St. Bernardine Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences and has been in practice for 19 years. 
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Tremors
  • Gait impairments
  • Focal and generalized dystonia (blepharospasm, Torticollis, writer cramp, laryngeal spasm and etc.)
  • Management of patients with deep brain stimulation and management of spasticity.
Dr. Dashtipour  also speaks multiple languages, including English, Italian and Farsi.


Director or the Division of Movement Disorders at Department of Neurology 


  1. Head, Movement Disorders On Staff Loma Linda University Medical Center , California since 2006
  2. PhD Neuroscience: Ancona University, Italy, 1999


Neurology, University of Southern California, 2005.


Movement Disorders, University of Southern California, 2006.

Clinical and Research Interests

Parkinson's Disease, dystonia/torticollis, Botulinum injections for movement disorders and spasticity, deep brain stimulation, neuroimaging of movement disorders (iron accumulation), genetic modifications affecting movement disorders.

Education and training

  • Medical School: Ahwaz University of Medical Sciences
  • Università Politecnica delle Marche
  • Internship: Southern Illinois University
  • Residency: University of Southern California  LAC+USC Medical Center
  • Fellowship: University of Southern California  LAC+USC Medical Center
  • Other: PHD in Neuroscience

Certification and Licenses

  • CA State Medical License2003 - 2015
  • American Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyNeurology

Clinical Interest

  • Neurology: General Neurology
  • Clinical Interests: Movement disorders; Parkinson's disease; Parkinson's disease; Dystonia and other movement disorders.
Awards, Honers and recognition
  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 
  • EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2013

Publication and presentation

  • PUBMED - Sleep disturbances in Parkinson's disease with emphasis on rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder.Barber, A., Dashtipour, K.; Int J Neurosci. 2012 Aug.
    • 5 citations
  • Tetrabenazine for the treatment of hyperkinetic movement disorders: a review of the literature.Chen, J. J., Ondo, W. G., Dashtipour, K., Swope, D. M.; Clin Ther. 2012 Jul.
    • 27 citations
  • Onabotulinumtoxin A for treatment of chronic migraine: results from the double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled phase of the PREEMPT 1 trial.Aurora, S. K., Dodick, D. W., Turkel, C. C., DeGryse, R. E., Silberstein, S. D., Lipton, R. B., Diener, H. C., Brin, M. F.; Cephalalgia. 2010 Jul.

Neurology, Movement Disorders Parkinson specialist
Condition treated

  • Parkinson's disease
  • Torticollis
  • Blepharospasm
  • Dystonia

Procedure preformed 

  • Botox
  • Xeomin
  • Dysport
  • Myobloc
  • DBS

Philosophy of care 

To harmonize my patients' movements, posture, behavior and emotions with their true spirit.


American Academy of Neurology - AAN Member

Hospital affiliation 

  • St. Bernardine Medical Center San Bernardino, CA
  • Veterans Affairs Long Beach Healthcare System Long Beach, CA
  • Loma Linda University Medical Center Loma Linda, CA


Accept a wide range of insurance plans and HMOs. Including;
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
For an appointment call 909-558-2880 of Neurology

For an appointment call 909-558-2880

359 San Miguel Drive, Suite 105
Newport Beach, CA 92660
11370 Anderson Street
Suite B-100
Loma Linda, 92354
For an appointment call 909-558-2880


8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed


  • Parkinson's disease
  • Movement disorder
  • Disorder symptoms 
  • Placebo effect
  • Torticollis
  • Blepharospasm
  • Dystonia
  • Botox
  • Xeomin
  • Dysport
  • Myobloc
  • DBS
  • Parkinson treatment
  •  باركنسون  
  • پارکینسون
  •  帕金森, 파킨슨
  •  פרקינסון
  •  पार्किंसंस