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Melita T. Petrossian, M.D.

Accepting New Patients
4.9 | 107 Reviews
Pacific Neurological Institute
1301 20th Street, Suite 150
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Speaks: Spanish and English

About Melita T. Petrossian

Dr. Melita Petrossian is a fellowship-trained neurologist and movement disorders specialist. She is the medical director of the Movement Disorders Center at Providence Saint John’s Health Center. Dr. Petrossian’s clinical interests and expertise are in movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, tremor, dystonia, gait disorders, ataxia, myoclonus, blepharospasm, hemifacial spasm, spasticity, and tics, as well as Parkinson’s-related conditions such as dementia with Lewy bodies, progressive supranuclear palsy and multiple system atrophy. Dr. Petrossian’s focus is on a multidisciplinary approach to these movement disorders, including appropriate diagnosis utilizing the latest imaging techniques, optimization of medical treatment and coordination with physical and speech therapists. She assesses patients for deep brain stimulation surgery and creates a custom-tailored program of DBS settings. She is a member of the American Academy of Neurology and Movement Disorders Society.
Medical School

UCSF School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA

Internship

Massachusetts General Hospital - Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Residency

Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA

Fellowship

Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology
  • Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology
Pacific Neurological Institute
1301 20th Street, Suite 150
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Pacific Neurological Institute
2125 Arizona Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Pacific Neurological Institute
5215 Torrance Boulevard, Suite 300
Torrance, CA 90503
Affiliated Locations

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance
Providence Saint John's Health Center