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Michael Lobatz, MD


The Neurology Center



Dr. Lobatz is accepting patients by referral only.

As the medical director of the Rehabilitation Center at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas and senior partner in The Neurology Center, Dr. Michael A. Lobatz was a James Scholar and graduate of the Abraham Lincoln School of Medicine at the University of Illinois, Chicago. Dr. Lobatz completed his internship and neurology residency at the University of California, San Diego where he also served as chief resident during his senior year. He remains active in academics and serves on the clinical core faculty at the Naval Medical Center San Diego and Scripps Clinic Internal Medicine residency programs.

Dr. Lobatz is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, vice president of medical affairs, and a past Chief-of-Staff of Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas with specialized interests as a neurologist in treatment and rehabilitation of brain injury, stroke, Alzheimer's disease, and Parkinson's disease. As such, Dr. Lobatz provides direction and oversight of the entire rehabilitation program including the Cognitive Brain Injury Program at the Rehabilitation Center at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas, the first such program accredited by CARF in the San Diego, Imperial and Riverside county areas.

Dr. Lobatz has participated in numerous clinical research trials during his career including acute stroke intervention, epilepsy, brain injury, Alzheimer's disease, multiple sclerosis and many others. He also serves as a member of various boards and foundations including the Scientific and Medical advisory board of the Alzheimer Association, and is a member of the board of directors of the Head North Foundation and Rancho Santa Fe Foundation.

With almost 30 years of experience he has encountered numerous different clinical problems and has helped to impart that knowledge and experience lecturing and teaching to medical students, residents, and practicing physicians in both the art and science of neurology and rehabilitation.


Primary Address:

6010 Hidden Valley Road
Suite 200
Carlsbad, CA 92011

Phone Number: (760) 631-3000
Fax Number: (760) 270-9534
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Scripps Memorial Encinitas


Medical Degree
University of Illinois College of Medicine
Year of Graduation: 1977

University of California, San Diego
Year of Graduation: 1978

University of California, San Diego
Year of Graduation: 1981