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Ernesto Tiznado-Garcia, MD,  Pediatric Neurology

Ernesto Tiznado-Garcia, MD, FAAP, is a pediatric neurologist based in Chula Vista, California. He also sees patients in Oceanside, Riverside, Imperial, and San Diego, California.

As a pediatric neurologist, Ernesto Tiznado-Garcia, MD, FAAP, is highly trained to treat disorders of the nervous system in children. This includes diseases of the brain, spinal cord, nerves, and muscles. Some common pediatric problems that a neurologist will diagnose and treat are epilepsy (seizures), headaches, learning disorders, cerebral palsy, sleep disorders, and various forms of pain.

Dr. Ernesto Tiznado-Garcia is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) with special qualification in pediatric neurology (1996). He is also certified by the American Board of Pediatrics (1991).

Dr. Tiznado received his medical degree from the Autonomous University of Baja California, Mexico. He served his pediatric residency at Mount Carmel Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. He then trained at University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinics as a pediatric neurology fellow and was chief resident of pediatric neurology there.

Dr. Tiznado served as the director of pediatric neurology at Scripps Mercy Hospital in San Diego (1999-2005). He also served as assistant clinical professor of neurosciences and pediatrics, division of pediatric neurology at University of California at San Diego Medical Center. He has been a member of the medical staff at the Childrens Hospital in San Diego since 1991.

Dr. Tiznado served as Director of Pediatric Neurology and Electroencephalography at the Riverside County Regional Medical Center (2006-2010).

Dr. Tiznado is currently Director of Pediatric Neurology at the Children's Outpatient Clinic in El Centro Regional Medical Center (2008-Present) and is President of the Inland Empire Pain Management Corporation in Riverside County since 4/2012.

Dr. Tiznado is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP) and belongs to the Child Neurology Society. Dr Tiznado has been re-certified on June 2007 by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology until the year 2017 on the subspecialty of Child and Adolescent Neurology.

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Ernesto Tiznado-Garcia, MD, FAAP
Pediatric Neurology

1635 3rd Ave. #L
Chula Vista, California 91911
Tel: 619.425.8901
Fax: 619.425.8902


Additional Locations:
3231 Waring Court
Suite P
Oceanside, CA 92056

2417 Marshall Avenue
Suite 1
Imperial, CA 92251

7930 Frost St.
Suite 103
San Diego, CA 92123


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