Dr. Jennifer A. O’Malley

Stanford University

Dr. Jennifer A. O’Malley is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology at Stanford University School of Medicine.  After receiving her B.S. in biology and B.A. in Spanish at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, Dr. O’Malley completed her M.D. and Ph.D. in neuroscience through the Medical Scientist Training Program at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.  She then completed her pediatrics and child neurology residencies at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, before being recruited to Stanford in 2016.

Dr. O’Malley is passionate about medical education and serves as both a Pediatrics Residency Program Coach and the Associate Program Director for the Stanford Child Neurology Residency Program.

Dr. O’Malley has dedicated her clinical and research career to improving therapeutic options for children with complex movement disorders.  She has particular interest in evaluation and treatment of children with dystonia.  She is the medical director of the Stanford Children’s Interdisciplinary Spasticity Clinic and a co-founder of the Stanford Pediatric Deep Brain Stimulation program, two exciting new programs providing critical cutting-edge medical and surgical management options for children with otherwise treatment refractory movement disorders.

Jennifer lives in San Francisco, with her husband Matt.  Together, they enjoy cooking, hiking, yoga, and scuba diving.

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