Dr. Jerome P. Lisk, MD

Bio

Dr. Lisk is board certified with a fellowship in movement disorders and works for Southern California Movement Disorder Specilaists. His training consists of the treatment of Parkinson’s Disease, Essential Tremor and Cervical Dystonia, Huntington’s Chorea, programming and intraoperative monitoring for Deep Brain Stimulator Surgery for Parkinson’s Disease; Dystonia; the management of Baclofen pumps for the management of Spasticity and Botox administration
Dr. Lisk has been on the board of directors of the American Heart Association African-American Task Force for the Western States, Alzheimer’s Association Board Member Southwest Missouri Chapter, on KTLA Channel 5, 102.3FM KJLH, LA Talk Radio “The Mother Love Show”, 980AM KFWB, a Host for ReachMD (XM Satellite Radio), Pasadena Public TV (Arroyo Channel 32) and received the 2010 NAACP Man of Valor Award.

Dr. Lisk earned his medical degree at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, Virginia. He completed an internal medicine internship at the UCLA/Charles Drew Campus and his neurology residency and movement disorders fellowship at the University of Texas at Houston.

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Affiliation:

  • City of Hope, Methodist Hospital Arcadia, Huntington Hospital, Verdugo Hills Hospital, Casa Colina Rehabilitation Center

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    MONDAY, April 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Special MRI scans of the heart can help spot people with atrial fibrillation -- a common heart rhythm disorder -- who are at high risk for stroke, a new study shows.

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    MONDAY, April 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Special MRI scans of the heart can help spot people with atrial fibrillation -- a common heart rhythm disorder -- who are at high risk for stroke, a new study shows.

    The study also calls into question the mechanism link...Full Article

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    MONDAY, April 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Special MRI scans of the heart can help spot people with atrial fibrillation -- a common heart rhythm disorder -- who are at high risk for stroke, a new study shows.

    The study also calls into question the mechanism link...Full Article

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    FRIDAY, April 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The prices of multiple sclerosis drugs have skyrocketed in the past two decades, in some cases rising more than 700 percent, a new study shows.

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    THURSDAY, April 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Long-term exposure to tiny particles of air pollution may be linked to subtle changes in the brain that could lead to thinking and memory problems, a new study suggests.

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    THURSDAY, April 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Tinnitus is associated with surprisingly wide-ranging brain activity, researchers report, and this may be why the hearing disorder is hard to treat.

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    WEDNESDAY, April 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When one family member has chronic migraine, the family as a whole can suffer, too, a new study finds.

    Between 3 million and 7 million Americans suffer chronic migraines -- defined as having the debilitating headaches 15 or more days a month, ...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, April 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Having a challenging job may help people live longer after developing a certain type of dementia, a small study suggests.

    Researchers analyzed the medical charts of 34 people diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia. This type of dementia typica...Full Article

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    TUESDAY, April 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Training programs for parents can help improve the behavior of children with autism, a new study suggests.

    After six months of either parent training or parent education, the children's behavior improved for parents in both groups, but the bene...Full Article

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    MONDAY, April 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- One in 10 people worldwide will have a seizure in his or her lifetime, experts say. Now, two medical groups have issued a new guideline on how to treat them.

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    FRIDAY, April 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- If you don't know whether or not your headache is just a headache, or if it's actually a migraine, you may be missing out on effective treatments, suggests an expert at the American Migraine Foundation.

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    FRIDAY, April 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The thin air of America's higher-elevation regions may reduce the risk of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a new study suggests.

    Researchers reported that the occurrence of ADHD decreases substantially as altitude increases. For e...Full Article

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    FRIDAY, April 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- It's long been known that people with Down syndrome are at higher risk for Alzheimer's disease.

    Now, research suggests that changes in the brains of people with Down syndrome, as seen on brain scans, might help lead to promising treatments that c...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, April 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The first U.S. generic version of Copaxone (glatiramer acetate injection) has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration to treat multiple sclerosis (MS).

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    WEDNESDAY, April 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Heavy snorers and people with sleep apnea may be more likely to develop memory and thinking problems at younger ages than their well-rested peers, a new study suggests.

    The good news from the study is that treating sleep apnea with a continu...Full Article