Norika Malhado-Chang, M.D.

Norika Malhado-Chang, M.D.






  • Clinical Professor


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UC Davis Midtown Ambulatory Care Center

3160 Folsom Blvd, Suite 2100
Sacramento, CA 95816
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Clinical Interests

As a Movement Disorder neurologist, Dr. Malhado-Chang has focused her training in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions such as Parkinson's disease, focal and generalized dystonia, tremor, Restless Legs Syndrome, and Parkinson's Plus Syndromes such as multiple system atrophy and progressive supranuclear palsy. She also specializes in the use of deep brain stimulation and botulinum toxin injections for a variety of movement disorders.



Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Medical Group


M.D., Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York NY 2001

B.A., New York University, College of Arts and Sciences, New York NY 1997

Internship: Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York NY 2002


Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York NY 2005


Movement Disorder Fellowship (Brin Fellowship), New York NY 2006

Movement Disorder Fellowship (Medtronic Fellow in Deep Brain Stimulation), New York NY 2007

Board Certifications

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology,

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Neurology

Movement Disorders Society

Select Recent Publications

Malhado-Chang N, Alterman RL, Tagliati M. Deep Brain Stimulation. In: Factor SA, Weiner WJ, eds. Parkinson’s Disease: Diagnosis and Clinical Management, 2nd edition. 2008.

Stock RG, Stone NN, Lo YC, Malhado N, Kao J, DeWyngaert JK. Postimplant dosimetry for (125)I prostate implants: definitions and factors affecting outcome. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2000 Oct 1;48(3):899-906. doi:10.1016/s0360-3016(00)00707-0. PMID:11020588.

Donson D, Borrero H, Rutman M, Pergolizzi R, Malhado N, Macphail S. Gene transfer directly demonstrates a role for TCR V alpha elements in superantigen recognition. J Immunol. 1997 Jun 1;158(11):5229-36. PMID:9164940.