AboutDr. Jacob Elkins, MD is a Doctor primarily located in San Francisco, CA. He has 15 years of experience. His specialties include Neurology. Dr. Elkins is affiliated with UCSF Medical Center / Moffitt-Long Hospitals, John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek Campus and John Muir Medical Center-Concord Campus. He speaks English.
Dr. Jacob Elkins has the following 1 specialty
A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.
- Alzheimer's Disease
- Migraine Disorders
- Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Dr. Elkins is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
UCSF Medical Center / Moffitt-Long Hospitals
521 Parnassus Ave
San Francisco, CA 94143
John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek Campus
1601 Ygnacio Valley Rd
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
- John Muir Medical Center-Concord Campus
15 Years Experience
Graduated in 1998