Dr. Melissa Przeklasa-Auth

Pediatric Neurology
Laguna Niguel, CA
17 years experience female

Locations

Office

Laguna Niguel, CA

Address

30131 Town Center Dr, Suite 195, Laguna Niguel, CA
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Fax

9493540612

Insurances accepted

No Value

Monarch HealthCare

About

Bio

Dr. Melissa Przeklasa Auth met her husband Dr. Jonathan Auth at USC, Keck School of Medicine. They went on to complete their medical residencies at UCLA. They now live in Laguna Niguel with their daughter, Emma. Educational Background After growing up in Laguna Niguel and graduating Valedictorian from Aliso Niguel High School, Dr. Przeklasa Auth attended the University of California, San Diego, Revelle College. There she received two Bachelor of Science degrees in both Biology and Psychology. Dr. Przeklasa Auth then earned her Doctorate of Medicine (M.D.) degree from the University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine. She then went on to a Pediatric residency at the University of California, Los Angeles. After completing her residency she received further sub-specialty training in General Neurology and Pediatric Neurology also at the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Przeklasa Auth is a Diplomat of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and has board-eligibility in Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine from The American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Przeklasa Auth received extensive training in childhood epilepsy, headache syndromes, Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder, as well as developmental delays including Autism and Asperger’s syndrome.

Specialties
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Pediatric Neurology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Przeklasa-Auth
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Other : Other diagnoses include a chronic motor tic disorder and tourette's syndrome. If the eye rolling can be suppressed that would be a sign of a motor tic ... Read More
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17 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Side-effects : Side-effects can be very common with many medications. It would be very important to know how much Intuniv your child was on and when it was discontin ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Melissa Przeklasa-Auth
17 years experience Pediatric Neurology
As : As a pediatric neurologist I use a ophthalmoscope, reflex hammer, and pen light everyday. I occasionally use a stethoscope and a pin wheel (to help hy ... Read More

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Dec 16, 2012
Took my 3-year old son for an evaluation. The ambiance in the office is great. My son immediately felt at ease. The front office staff is knowledgable and helpful. My husband and I were very nervo...Read More
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Dec 16, 2012
She was able to diagnose my daughter AND treat her right away. We have been to three different doctors that refer us to new doctors, give us titles of books to read, but no treatment from any of them....Read More
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Dec 16, 2012
My 11 year-old daughter is currently seeing Dr. Przeklasa for migraine headaches. Dr. Przeklasa is extremely knowledgeable, and was able to immediately connect with my daughter. She is incredibly fr...Read More
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :)

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine
Graduated 2004MD

Residency

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

Residency

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

Affiliations

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Miller Children's Hospital/Long Beach Memorial
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