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Parkinson's Disease, Dystonia, Tics, Spasticity, gait disorders, memory loss, tremor,
Fellowship-trained movement disorder neurologist who is regularly invited to lecture nationally and internationally on the topics of neurological rehabilitation, neuromodulation, Parkinson's disease and the use of botulinum toxins and intrathecal baclofen pump for the treatment of spasticity and dystonia. Medical Director for the neurological rehabilitation at the Reliant Rehabilitation Hospitals and Silverado Senior Living.Co-Director of the Movement Disorders and Neurorehabilitation Center at the Methodist Neurological Institute with many years of experience. Former robotic engineer who is involved in the cutting-edge research in the field of Neurological rehabilitation at the National Center for Human Performance.
Parkinson's Disease, Tourette Syndrome, Huntington's Disease, Dystonia, Primary Orthostatic Tremor, Corticobasal Degeneration, Hydrocephalus, Spasmodic Torticollis, Dementia
Deep Brain Stimulation, Botulinum Toxin Injections, Intrathecal Baclofen Pump.
Place of Work
Methodist Neurological Institute
Development of new roboticly-assisted technology for the purpose of neurological rehabilitation
My ideal patient is a patient who is newly diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, dystonia, tics or spasticity. I think that long term I can truly change the natural progression of their disease and improve their quality of life through careful disease management and application of newest technology.
Neurology, Board Certified
Type of practice
Neurologist specializing in movement disorders and neurological rehabilitation. Active research at the Center for Neuromotor and Biomechanics Research in the National Center for Human Performance.
Honors and Awards
Co-Director of the Movement Disorders and Neurorehabilitation Center at the Methodist Neurological Institute. Director of the neurological rehabilitation at the Reliant Rehabilitation Hospitals.Associate Professor of Neurology at Well Cornell Medical College, New York.Adjunct Professor at the University of Houston department of health and human performance. Medical Director, Neurology at Silverado Senior Living.
Drexel University College of Medicine
University of Texas-Houston
Fellowships & Internships (optional)
Movement Disorders Fellowship at the UT-Houston
Reading, Traveling, Economics, Objectivism
Spanish , English, Russian