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Maya Katz, MD

Title(s)Associate Professor, Neurology
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Phone415-353-2273
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    Title(s)UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences


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    Cornell UniversityB.A.1999College of Arts and Sciences
    Cornell UniversityM.D.2007Weill Medical College
    Mount Sinai Medical CenterResidency2010Neurology
    Mount Sinai Medical CenterChief Resident2011Neurology
    University of California,San FranciscoFellowship2013Movement Disorders
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    2016Parkinson’s Disease Foundation Advancing Parkinson’s Therapies Conference Award
    2015Movement Disorders Society Fostering New Directions in Parkinson’s Research Award

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    Dr. Maya Katz is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at the UCSF Movement Disorders and Neuromodulation Center. She specializes in the treatment of Parkinson's disease, essential tremor, dystonia and other movement disorders. Her research interests include identifying disease modification strategies and improving outcomes for patients treated with deep brain stimulation. She is also interested in developing multidisciplinary clinical approaches that incorporate palliative care principles.

    Dr. Katz obtained her medical degree at Cornell University. She completed her residency in Neurology at Mount Sinai Medical Center, where she served as chief resident. She then completed her Movement Disorders Fellowship at UCSF in 2013. Dr. Katz is board certified in Neurology and is an active member of the American Academy of Neurology and the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society.

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    1. Miyasaki JM, Kluger BM, Sillau S, Katz M, Galifianakis N, Prizer LP. Associations between spiritual well-being and quality of life in Parkinson disease. Ann Palliat Med. 2020 Apr 13. PMID: 32312061.
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    2. Kluger BM, Miyasaki J, Katz M, Galifianakis N, Hall K, Pantilat S, Khan R, Friedman C, Cernik W, Goto Y, Long J, Fairclough D, Sillau S, Kutner JS. Comparison of Integrated Outpatient Palliative Care With Standard Care in Patients With Parkinson Disease and Related Disorders: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Neurol. 2020 Feb 10. PMID: 32040141.
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    3. LaHue SC, Albers K, Goldman S, Lo RY, Gu Z, Leimpeter A, Fross R, Comyns K, Marras C, de Kleijn A, Smit R, Katz M, Ozelius LJ, Bressman S, Saunders-Pullman R, Comella C, Klingman J, Nelson LM, Van Den Eeden SK, Tanner CM. Cervical dystonia incidence and diagnostic delay in a multiethnic population. Mov Disord. 2020 Mar; 35(3):450-456. PMID: 31774238.
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    4. Katz M. Telehealth increases access to palliative care for people with Parkinson's disease and related disorders. Ann Palliat Med. 2020 Feb; 9(Suppl 1):S75-S79. PMID: 31865746.
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    5. Prizer LP, Kluger BM, Sillau S, Katz M, Galifianakis N, Miyasaki JM. Correlates of spiritual wellbeing in persons living with Parkinson disease. Ann Palliat Med. 2020 Feb; 9(Suppl 1):S16-S23. PMID: 31735039.
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    6. Lum HD, Jordan SR, Brungardt A, Ayele R, Katz M, Miyasaki JM, Hall A, Jones J, Kluger B. Framing advance care planning in Parkinson disease: Patient and care partner perspectives. Neurology. 2019 05 28; 92(22):e2571-e2579. PMID: 31028124.
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    7. Kluger BM, Katz M, Galifianakis N, Pantilat SZ, Kutner JS, Sillau S, Gritz M, Jones J, Fairclough D, Sumrall M, Hall K, Miyasaki J. Does outpatient palliative care improve patient-centered outcomes in Parkinson's disease: Rationale, design, and implementation of a pragmatic comparative effectiveness trial. Contemp Clin Trials. 2019 04; 79:28-36. PMID: 30779960.
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    8. Katz M, Goto Y, Kluger BM, Galifianakis NB, Miyasaki JM, Kutner JS, Jones CA, Pantilat SZ. Top Ten Tips Palliative Care Clinicians Should Know About Parkinson's Disease and Related Disorders. J Palliat Med. 2018 10; 21(10):1507-1517. PMID: 30204543.
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    9. Creutzfeldt CJ, Kluger B, Kelly AG, Lemmon M, Hwang DY, Galifianakis NB, Carver A, Katz M, Curtis JR, Holloway RG. Neuropalliative care: Priorities to move the field forward. Neurology. 2018 07 31; 91(5):217-226. PMID: 29950434.
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    10. Beck CA, Beran DB, Biglan KM, Boyd CM, Dorsey ER, Schmidt PN, Simone R, Willis AW, Galifianakis NB, Katz M, Tanner CM, Dodenhoff K, Aldred J, Carter J, Fraser A, Jimenez-Shahed J, Hunter C, Spindler M, Reichwein S, Mari Z, Dunlop B, Morgan JC, McLane D, Hickey P, Gauger L, Richard IH, Mejia NI, Bwala G, Nance M, Shih LC, Singer C, Vargas-Parra S, Zadikoff C, Okon N, Feigin A, Ayan J, Vaughan C, Pahwa R, Dhall R, Hassan A, DeMello S, Riggare SS, Wicks P, Achey MA, Elson MJ, Goldenthal S, Keenan HT, Korn R, Schwarz H, Sharma S, Stevenson EA, Zhu W. National randomized controlled trial of virtual house calls for Parkinson disease. Neurology. 2017 Sep 12; 89(11):1152-1161. PMID: 28814455.
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    11. Korn RE, Wagle Shukla A, Katz M, Keenan HT, Goldenthal S, Auinger P, Zhu W, Dodge M, Rizer K, Achey MA, Byrd E, Barbano R, Richard I, Andrzejewski KL, Schwarz HB, Dorsey ER, Biglan KM, Kang G, Kanchana S, Rodriguez R, Tanner CM, Galifianakis NB. Virtual visits for Parkinson disease: A multicenter noncontrolled cohort. Neurol Clin Pract. 2017 08; 7(4):283-295. PMID: 28840919.
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    12. LaHue SC, Ostrem JL, Galifianakis NB, San Luciano M, Ziman N, Wang S, Racine CA, Starr PA, Larson PS, Katz M. Parkinson's disease patient preference and experience with various methods of DBS lead placement. Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2017 Aug; 41:25-30. PMID: 28615151.
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    13. Kluger BM, Fox S, Timmons S, Katz M, Galifianakis NB, Subramanian I, Carter JH, Johnson MJ, Richfield EW, Bekelman D, Kutner JS, Miyasaki J. Palliative care and Parkinson's disease: Meeting summary and recommendations for clinical research. Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2017 04; 37:19-26. PMID: 28108265.
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    14. Coleman RR, Starr PA, Katz M, Glass GA, Volz M, Khandhar SM, Ostrem JL. Bilateral Ventral Intermediate Nucleus Thalamic Deep Brain Stimulation in Orthostatic Tremor. Stereotact Funct Neurosurg. 2016; 94(2):69-74. PMID: 27002536.
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    15. Dorsey ER, Achey MA, Beck CA, Beran DB, Biglan KM, Boyd CM, Schmidt PN, Simone R, Willis AW, Galifianakis NB, Katz M, Tanner CM, Dodenhoff K, Ziman N, Aldred J, Carter J, Jimenez-Shahed J, Hunter C, Spindler M, Mari Z, Morgan JC, McLane D, Hickey P, Gauger L, Richard IH, Bull MT, Mejia NI, Bwala G, Nance M, Shih L, Anderson L, Singer C, Zadikoff C, Okon N, Feigin A, Ayan J, Vaughan C, Pahwa R, Cooper J, Webb S, Dhall R, Hassan A, Weis D, DeMello S, Riggare SS, Wicks P, Smith J, Keenan HT, Korn R, Schwarz H, Sharma S, Stevenson EA, Zhu W. National Randomized Controlled Trial of Virtual House Calls for People with Parkinson's Disease: Interest and Barriers. Telemed J E Health. 2016 07; 22(7):590-8. PMID: 26886406.
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    16. Reyes RC, Cittolin-Santos GF, Kim JE, Won SJ, Brennan-Minnella AM, Katz M, Glass GA, Swanson RA. Neuronal Glutathione Content and Antioxidant Capacity can be Normalized In Situ by N-acetyl Cysteine Concentrations Attained in Human Cerebrospinal Fluid. Neurotherapeutics. 2016 Jan; 13(1):217-25. PMID: 26572666.
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    17. Reyes RC, Cittolin-Santos GF, Kim JE, Won SJ, Brennan-Minnella AM, Katz M, Glass GA, Swanson RA. Erratum to: Neuronal Glutathione Content and Antioxidant Capacity can be Normalized In Situ by N-acetyl Cysteine Concentrations Attained in Human Cerebrospinal Fluid. Neurotherapeutics. 2016 Jan; 13(1):239. PMID: 26659493.
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    18. San Luciano M, Katz M, Ostrem J, Martin A, Starr P, Ziman N, Larson P. Effective Interventional Magnetic Resonance Image-Guided Laser Ablations in a Parkinson's Disease Patient with Refractory Tremor. Mov Disord Clin Pract. 2016 May-Jun; 3(3):312-314. PMID: 30713924.
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    19. Ostrem JL, Ziman N, Galifianakis NB, Starr PA, Luciano MS, Katz M, Racine CA, Martin AJ, Markun LC, Larson PS. Clinical outcomes using ClearPoint interventional MRI for deep brain stimulation lead placement in Parkinson's disease. J Neurosurg. 2016 Apr; 124(4):908-16. PMID: 26495947.
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    20. Katz M, Luciano MS, Carlson K, Luo P, Marks WJ, Larson PS, Starr PA, Follett KA, Weaver FM, Stern MB, Reda DJ, Ostrem JL. Differential effects of deep brain stimulation target on motor subtypes in Parkinson's disease. Ann Neurol. 2015 Apr; 77(4):710-9. PMID: 25627340.
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    21. Katz M, Won SJ, Park Y, Orr A, Jones DP, Swanson RA, Glass GA. Cerebrospinal fluid concentrations of N-acetylcysteine after oral administration in Parkinson's disease. Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2015 May; 21(5):500-3. PMID: 25765302.
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    22. Chan YF, Katz M, Moskowitz A, Levine SR, Richardson LD, Tuhrim S, Chason K, Barsan-Silverman K, Singhal A. Supplemental oxygen delivery to suspected stroke patients in pre hospital and emergency department settings. Med Gas Res. 2014; 4:16. PMID: 26413266.
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    23. Katz M, Byl NN, San Luciano M, Ostrem JL. Focal task-specific lower extremity dystonia associated with intense repetitive exercise: a case series. Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2013 Nov; 19(11):1033-8. PMID: 23932354.
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    24. Cheung T, Nuño M, Hoffman M, Katz M, Kilbane C, Alterman R, Tagliati M. Longitudinal impedance variability in patients with chronically implanted DBS devices. Brain Stimul. 2013 Sep; 6(5):746-51. PMID: 23619246.
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    25. Bryson EO, Aloysi AS, Katz M, Popeo D, Kellner CH. Rocuronium as muscle relaxant for electroconvulsive therapy in a patient with adult-onset muscular dystrophy. J ECT. 2011 Dec; 27(4):e63-4. PMID: 22124227.
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    26. Katz M, Kilbane C, Rosengard J, Alterman RL, Tagliati M. Referring patients for deep brain stimulation: an improving practice. Arch Neurol. 2011 Aug; 68(8):1027-32. PMID: 21825238.
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    27. Dumont M, Kipiani K, Yu F, Wille E, Katz M, Calingasan NY, Gouras GK, Lin MT, Beal MF. Coenzyme Q10 decreases amyloid pathology and improves behavior in a transgenic mouse model of Alzheimer's disease. J Alzheimers Dis. 2011; 27(1):211-23. PMID: 21799249.
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