Jose Rafael Zuzuarregui, MD

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionUniversity of California San Francisco
DepartmentDean's Office
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    Rafael Zuzuárregui M.D.
    Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF

    Rafael Zuzuárregui, M.D., is board certified in Neurology and fellowship trained in Movement Disorders and Sleep Disorders. He has an interest in the treatment of Parkinson’s and Huntington’s disease, as well as various sleep disorders. His research has focused on the overlap between movement and sleep disorders, as well as medical education.

    He grew up in Clovis before going on to earn his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine. He completed his internship in Internal Medicine at University of California, San Francisco, Fresno. His residency in Neurology was completed at Boston University School of Medicine where he served as Chief Resident. Dr. Zuzuárregui went on to finish his Movement Disorder fellowship at Boston University School of Medicine and his Sleep Disorder Fellowship at Stanford University School of Medicine.

    Dr. Zuzuárregui has held many leadership positions including Director of the Neurology and Emergency Medicine Educational Curriculum and Co-Founder of the Carlos S. Kase Research Symposium in the Department of Neurology at Boston University School of Medicine. Throughout his medical training, Dr. Zuzuárregui has mentored many medical students and residents.

    His hobbies include playing sports and DJing events. He is proficient in Spanish.

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    1. Zuzuarregui JR, Wu C, Hohler AD. Promoting Careers in Neurology: Mentorship of Medical Students. Semin Neurol. 2018 Aug; 38(4):413-417. PMID: 30125895.
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    2. Xu X, Huang H, Sethi S, Zuzuárregui JR, Weinberg J, Hohler AD. A survey based study on sleep disturbance in postural tachycardia syndrome. J Neurol Sci. 2016 Jun 15; 365:199-202. PMID: 27206906.
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    3. Sethi NK, Zuzuárregui JR, Hohler AD. Comprehensive Opportunities for Research and Teaching Experience (CORTEX): A mentorship program. Neurology. 2015 Nov 24; 85(21):1914. PMID: 26598435.
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    4. Zuzuárregui JR, Shah A, Saint-Hilaire MH. Clinical Reasoning: A 72-year-old man with nocturnal stridor. Neurology. 2015 Nov 03; 85(18):e136-9. PMID: 26527798; PMCID: PMC4642146 [Available on 11/03/16].
    5. Qu J, Wu CK, Zuzuárregui JR, Hohler AD. A novel AFG3L2 mutation in a Somalian patient with spinocerebellar ataxia type 28. J Neurol Sci. 2015 Nov 15; 358(1-2):530-1. PMID: 26454370.
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    6. Zuzuárregui JR, Frank SA. Progressive Ataxia and Palatal Tremor. JAMA Neurol. 2015 Oct; 72(10):1195. PMID: 26258499.
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    7. Zuzuárregui JR, Hohler AD. Comprehensive Opportunities for Research and Teaching Experience (CORTEX): A mentorship program. Neurology. 2015 Jun 09; 84(23):2372-6. PMID: 25957332.
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    8. Zuzuárregui JR, Lin J, Otis JA. An unusual cause of chronic headaches: question. J Clin Neurosci. 2014 Nov; 21(11):1967, 2032. PMID: 25587612.
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    9. Perloff MD, Zuzuárregui JR, Frank SA. Writing from the wards: advice for residents. Neurologist. 2012 Mar; 18(2):96-8. PMID: 22367840.
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    10. Hohler AD, Zuzuárregui JR, Katz DI, Depiero TJ, Hehl CL, Leonard A, Allen V, Dentino J, Gardner M, Phenix H, Saint-Hilaire M, Ellis T. Differences in motor and cognitive function in patients with Parkinson's disease with and without orthostatic hypotension. Int J Neurosci. 2012 May; 122(5):233-6. PMID: 22191544.
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