Dr. Richard Shubin is a board certified neurologist, specializing in the diagnosis and clinical management of neurodegenerative disorders such as Multiple Sclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease, and Parkinson’s disease. He is also board certified in Sleep Medicine. He has been practicing clinical neurology in the San Gabriel Valley for over 30 years.
Dr. Shubin is a graduate of Stanford University (‘77), the University of Pittsburgh (‘82), and the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California (USC) , where he completed a residency in neurology and a fellowship with emphasis on Neuroimmunology.
Dr. Shubin is active in the Academic community both as a Clinical Professor in the Department of Neurology at Keck Medical School (USC) and has published extensively. He is a recognized Key Opinion Leader and is very active in clinical research. He has been Principal Investigator on over 70 Clinical Research Studies. Dr. Shubin has a strong commitment to advancing medicine and raising the standard of care for patients through clinical research. Dr. Shubin’s research efforts, in association with Neurosearch, provides opportunities for patients to be involved in cutting edge breakthroughs in the treatment of neurodegenerative disorders.
He was recognized in L.A. West's Magazine as one of the Best Physicians in Los Angeles. He sees patients at his clinic in Arcadia, and as the Medical Director for the Casa Colina Multiple Sclerosis Center in Pomona, Ca.
Our Principal Investigator for Parkinson’s studies in at Neurosearch-Torrance is Natalie Diaz, M.D, MDS, a board-certified Neurologist who is also a fellowship trained Movement Disorder Specialist. She graduated from the Royal College Of Surgeons In Ireland, National University Of Ireland, School Of Medicine. And completed her fellowship training in Movement Disorders at the University of California, Los Angeles. She is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at the UCLA Medical School and part of the Neurology department at Harbor-UCLA Hospital in Torrance. She sees Parkinson’s patients both on a private consultation basis as well as in her weekly neurology clinic at the hospital. She is an experienced researcher and clinician.
Dr. Robert Hutchman is a Mayo Clinic-trained neurologist and subspecialist in Parkinson's disease, movement disorders, and all forms of dementia, especially Parkinson's-associated. His undergraduate medical training was completed at the Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, MI. Since completing his training he has served as Sub-Investigator on approximately 10 Phase 2 thru 4 clinical drug trials, with Dr. Peter LeWitt of the Parkinson’s Study Group at the Clinical Neurosciences Center in Southfield, Michigan. Following that incredible opportunity to develop clinical research and deep brain stimulation surgery management skills, Dr. Hutchman entered private practice in Southern California. Since arriving in California, he has founded a private practice exclusively serving a unique patient population composed of neurodegenerative disorders. As the founder and Medical Director of Neurosearch, Dr. Hutchman has successfully administered 10 additional clinical trials as the Principal Investigator, directing the efforts of an accomplished support staff.