Dr. Claire Henchcliffe is a board-certified UCI Health neurologist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of movement disorders. She has more than 15 years of experience in treating patients with Parkinson’s disease and related disorders.
Henchcliffe earned her medical degree at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University in New York City. She completed an internal medicine internship and neurology residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, followed by a movement disorders fellowship at Columbia University Medical Center. She previously earn a doctorate in philosophy from the University of Oxford, in the United Kingdom.
Her research is focused on developing new treatments for Parkinson’s disease, including small-molecule, gene and cell-based therapies. She has published and presented nationally and internationally on Parkinson’s disease, most recently on topics including stem-cell therapies and biomarker development.
Henchcliffe sees patients at UCI Health Neurology Services and UCI Health ALS & Neuromuscular Center in Orange and Gottschalk Medical Plaza in Irvine.