Monica Volz is a nurse practitioner who specializes in caring for patients with movement disorders. She educates and prepares patients who are undergoing deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery, in which surgeons implant a device that sends electric signals to regulate brain activity. She helps facilitate every stage of their care.

Volz serves as the research nurse coordinator for a multicenter long-term study of DBS and patients with Parkinson's disease.

Volz earned her master's degree in nursing at San Francisco State University.

  • Board Certifications

    Family Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center

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Movement Disorder & Neuromodulation Center

Movement Disorder & Neuromodulation Center

1635 Divisadero St., Suite 520
San Francisco, CA 94115

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