UCSF neurosurgeon Philip Starr, MD, PhD

Philip Starr, MD, PhD

Principal Investigator

Dr. Starr's particular specialty interests lie in the area of movement disorders, including Parkinson's disease, tremor, and dystonia. He has fellowship training in microelectrode-guided surgery of movement disorders, which he completed at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Starr's research interests include physiology of the human motor system in movement disorders, mechanisms of deep brain stimulation, and development of adaptive deep brain stimulation using chronically implanted bidirectional neural interfaces.