About Dr. Kang

Dr. Gail Asleson Kang attended medical school at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia and completed her neurology residency and movement disorders fellowship at the UCLA School of Medicine in 2003. She subsequently was a member of the UCLA faculty in her position as Clinical Instructor.

In 2004, she relocated to the Bay Area and joined the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center Parkinson’s Disease Research Education Clinical Center (SFVAMC PADRECC). In 2009, Dr. Kang became an Assistant Clinical Professor of Neurology at the UCSF Memory and Aging Center.

In this position, she continued her clinical care of movement disorders patients and also expanded in treating patients with other neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. Dr. Kang treats various neurologic disorders including Parkinson’s disease, parkinsonian syndromes, tremors, dystonia, Huntington’s disease, ataxia, Alzheimer’s disease, frontotemporal dementia and other neurodegenerative diseases.

Dr. Kang holds board certification with the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.