Medical Background


Department of Neurology

Stanford University

DIRECTOR (2012-2018)

Stanford Pediatric Stroke Program

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital


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


MD, University of British Columbia



BSc, Kinesiology, University of Victoria


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)

Press Ganey Comments

- "Dr. Elbers was very sensitive & knowledgeable and she took the time to sort through all of my son's symptoms.  We finally got an answer to what is going on and how to treat it.  She was very competent and put me at ease."

- "Dr. Elbers was amazing! She gave my daughter a whole new perspective with which to approach her health issues, and my daughter immediately trusted her. Dr. Elbers spent extra time with us to help us understand her underlying condition and recommended treatment options. A very productive visit."

- "Dr. Elbers was exceptional with extraordinary care and compassion."

- "We love Dr. Elbers! There is nothing I would change about her level of care."

-  "Dr. Elbers was very compassionate, examined my daughter very well, listened to my complaints, took time to explain the possible treatment, and was above all honest!

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.

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