Jessica Litwin, MD

Pediatric neurologist

Dr. Jessica Litwin practices general child neurology and sleep medicine. She treats epilepsy, migraines, headaches, developmental delay, tics, movement disorders and other neurological disorders in children. She is particularly interested in sleep disorders such as insomnia, hypersomnia, parasomnia, sleep disordered breathing, narcolepsy and restless legs syndrome. Litwin is board certified in neurology with special qualification in child neurology as well as in sleep medicine.

Litwin is an assistant clinical professor of child neurology at the UCSF School of Medicine. She is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the Child Neurology Society and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

Litwin received her medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She completed her internship in pediatrics at the University of Miami, followed by a residency in pediatrics at Long Island Jewish/North Shore Hospital System and a residency in neurology at Seattle Children's Hospital. She completed a sleep medicine fellowship at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Before joining UCSF, Litwin practiced child neurology and sleep medicine at Rocky Mountain Pediatric Neurology and Sleep Medicine in Denver, Colo., where she also served as director of the pediatric sleep program.

Clinics

Autism NeuroGenetic Clinic
1825 Fourth St., Fifth Floor (Neuro) and Sixth Floor (Genetics)
San Francisco, CA 94158
New Patient Appointments: (415) 514-5863
Nursing Assistance: (415) 353-2859
Fax: (415) 353-2400

Child and Adolescent Neurology Clinic
1825 Fourth St., Fifth Floor, 5A
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-7596
Fax: (415) 353-2400

Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology
1825 Fourth St., Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-7596
Fax: (415) 353-2400

Neuro-Gastrointestinal Clinic
1300 S. Eliseo Dr., Suite 204
Greenbrae, CA 94904
New Patient Appointments: (415) 514-5863
Nursing Assistance: (415) 353-2859
Fax: (415) 353-2400

Neurology at Greenbrae
1300 S. Eliseo Dr., Suite 204
Greenbrae, CA 94904
Appointments: (855) PBC-UCSF
Office: (415) 461-4396
Fax: (415) 353-2739

Conditions & Treatments

More about Jessica Litwin

Education

Albert Einstein School of Medicine 2002

Residencies

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Pediatrics 2003
University of Washington/Seattle Children's Hospital, Child Neurology 2007

Fellowships

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine , Sleep Medicine 2008

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Gelfand AA, Johnson H, Lenaerts ME, Litwin JR, De Mesa C, Bogduk N, Goadsby PJ. Neck-Tongue syndrome: A systematic review. Cephalalgia. 2018 Feb; 38(2):374-382.
  2. Ge X, Gong H, Dumas K, Litwin J, Phillips JJ, Waisfisz Q, Weiss MM, Hendriks Y, Stuurman KE, Nelson SF, Grody WW, Lee H, Kwok PY, Shieh JT. Missense-depleted regions in population exomes implicate ras superfamily nucleotide-binding protein alteration in patients with brain malformation. NPJ Genom Med. 2016; 1.

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