Janet Chance, M.D., B.ch., F.R.C.P.(C)

Pickup Family Neurosciences Institute

  • Program Advisor
  • Parkinson's and Movement Disorders Program
Phone 949-764-6066 Fax

Dr. Chance earned her medical degree from Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland. She completed her neurology residency at the University of Ottawa in Ontario, Canada. She remains on the leading edge of the management of movement disorders by attending many national and international conferences.

The primary focus of Dr. Chance’s practice is caring for patients with Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders. She is committed to providing continuity of care and takes pride in building long-term relationships with her patients and their caregivers. As a board-certified neurologist, she feels strongly that the care of those with movement disorders is complex and best carried out by physicians with specialized education and expertise in this area.

Since joining Hoag Hospital, Dr. Chance has served in many leadership roles including chair of the Rehabilitation Services Committee, chair of Neurology and currently as program advisor to the Hoag Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders program.

Dr. Chance is a diplomate on the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada. She is also a member in the American Academy of Neurology, the Movement Disorder Society and the Canadian Association of Neuroscience.