Alexandra O'neill Duffy, D.O.
- Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor
- Neurology Program Director
Dr. Alexandra Duffy is a fellowship-trained neurologist specializing in Movement Disorders with a special interest in Huntington's disease. Dr. Duffy has expertise in the treatment of Parkinson's disease including deep brain stimulation. She also has experience in the management of Dystonia including neurotoxin injection treatment. Additional, she has specialized training in the diagnosis and treatment of essential tremor, Parkinson's Plus Syndromes, Ataxias, and Restless Leg Syndrome.
D.O., Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Vallego CA 2010
B.S., UC Davis, Davis CA 2003
Internship: Internal Medicine, Alameda County Medical Center, Oakland CA 2010-2011
Neurology, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2011-2014
Neurology/Movement Disorders, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2014-2015
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology, 2014
American Academy of Neurology
Huntington Study Group
Movement Disorder Society
Honors and Awards
American Academy of Neurology Institute's 2014 Annual Meeting Resident Scholarship, 2014
Select Recent Publications
Duffy A, Sifry-Platt M, Tempkin T and Wheelock V. “Protecting privacy in Huntington’s disease predictive testing: A survey of Attitudes, Beliefs and Concerns.” Eighth Annual Huntington’s disease Clinical Research Symposium, Minneapolis MN, November 2014; Neurotherapeutics 2015;12(1): 263-284.
Tempkin T, DeCarli C, Scher L, Farias S, Duffy A., Fink K, Annett G, Brunberg J, Yarborough M, Hersch S, Stout J, Alyward E, Martin A, Kjer L, Swadell D, Nolta J, Wheelock V. PRE-CELL: A Pre-Cellular Observational Study in Early Huntington’s Disease. Eight Annual Huntington’s disease Clinical Research Symposium, Minneapolis MN, November 2014; Neurotherapeutics 2015;12(1): 263-284.
Duffy A, Shen P, Verro P, Nidecker A, Chow M. Case report: Eight-and-a-Half Syndrome. Journal of Neurology Clinical Practice. 2014;4(6):526-527.
Lurvey R, Duffy A, Rothschild J. Management of Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction in Parkinson’s Disease: a Review of Recent Treatment Options. Current Bladder Dysfunction Reports. Current Bladder Dysfunction Reports. 2014;9(3):214-220.
Duffy A, Maselli R, Shen P. Case report: Pediatric Guillain-Barre syndrome. Published on-line by the American Journal of Neuroradiology. April 2014.