Board Certified Neurologist
Dr. Lasker is trained to diagnose and treat neurological disorders, which result from abnormalities in the brain, spinal cord, and remainder of the nervous system. Dr. Lasker may perform a variety of tests and scans to arrive at the correct diagnosis, which is vital to creating an effective treatment plan for any given patient. Treatments can include medication management, numerous therapies, and lifestyle changes.
About the doctor
Bruce Lasker, M.D. earned a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Science from Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois. Having studied in the Honors Program as an undergraduate, Bruce Lasker stayed at Northwestern for his medical education, studying at the Feinberg School of Medicine and earning a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) in 1981. Dr. Lasker completed both his internship in the Department of Medicine and his residency in the Department of Neurology at Northwestern before moving to La Jolla, California for a fellowship in Geriatric Neurology and Dementia at the University of California, San Diego.
After gaining his board certification as a neurologist in 1987, Dr. Lasker opened his own private practice, Pacific Neurology, in San Diego. While still practicing at Pacific Neurology, Dr. Lasker also serves in a number of additional roles. He is currently an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Neurosciences at the University of California, San Diego; a Neurological Disability Consultant for the Department of Social Services in San Diego and Los Angeles Counties; as well as a Qualified Medical Evaluator for the California Industrial Medical Council.
Dr. Bruce Lasker is a member of the American Academy of Neurology and is licensed to practice medicine in California, Colorado, and Nevada. Through his various professional positions, Dr. Lasker is currently affiliated with several hospitals including Sharp Memorial Hospital and Scripps Mercy Hospital in San Diego.
Previously, Dr. Lasker served as the Director of the Alzheimer’s Unit and the Stroke Director at Mission Bay Hospital. He also spent time as the Neurology Advisory Consultant for the San Diego Alzheimer’s Association
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