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Specializing in the care and management of:

  • Chronic headache or migraine

  • Post-concussion syndrome

  • Sleep problems

  • Chronic pain

  • Tics, or other involuntary movements

  • Unexplained weakness or paralysis

  • Numbness, tingling or loss of sensation

  • Tunnel-vision or other unexplained visual symptoms

  • Non-epileptic events (pseudo-seizures)

  • Conversion disorder

 

Dr. Jorina Elbers is a neurologist, specializing in pediatric neurology, who was trained at one of the world's leading children's hospitals, the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada, and has a Master's degree in Epidemiology from Stanford University. She worked as an assistant professor at Stanford's Lucile Packard Children's Hospital between 2012-2018. Throughout her career she has published over 20 peer-reviewed papers. She has now established her own pediatric neurology practice to pursue her deep passion working with children and their families struggling with chronic, often unexplained, neurological symptoms. She has a special interest in post-concussion syndrome, tics and unusual neurological symptoms such as unexplained weakness, numbness, abnormal movements, non-epileptic events and nervous system dysregulation.

Medical Background

PEDIATRIC NEUROLOGIST (2012-2018)

Lucille Packard Children's Hospital

Stanford University

 

DIRECTOR (2012-2018)

Stanford Pediatric Stroke Program

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
 

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (2012-2018)

Department of Neurology

Stanford University

MASTER OF SCIENCE (2012-2013)

Epidemiology and Clinical Trial Design

Stanford University

FELLOWSHIP: Pediatric Stroke (2009-11)

Hospital for Sick Children,

University of Toronto

RESIDENCY: Pediatric Neurology (2004-2009)

Hospital for Sick Children,

University of Toronto

MEDICAL EDUCATION: (2000-2004)

MD, University of British Columbia

 

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION: (1995-1999)

BSc, Kinesiology, University of Victoria

Certifications

Brainspotting (Phase I - October 2019)

Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention for Tics (Jan. 2019)

Certified Clinical Trauma Professional- International Association of Trauma Professionals (2018)

 

HeartMath Certified Trainer (2016)

Medical Board of California (2012)

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (2011)

Canadian Board Certification in Neurology (2009)

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