Multidisciplinary Collaboration

At the Comprehensive Movement Disorders Center, the UBNS team regularly collaborates with a multidisciplinary group of specialized medical professionals, including:

David G. Lichter, MB, ChB, FRACP

Movement Disorders Specialist
Clinical Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry, University at Buffalo

Dr. Lichter received his medical degree from the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, in 1977 and was admitted to Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in 1984. Following a residency in neurology and a fellowship in movement disorders at the University of Rochester, New York, he joined the faculty of the Department of Neurology, SUNY at Buffalo, in 1989. At that time, he founded the Tourette syndrome clinic at the Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, and established the first movement disorders clinic at the UB University Physician’s office. This clinic was then relocated to Buffalo General Hospital in 1995. He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the Movement Disorders Society, and the American Neuropsychiatric Association.

Anupama M. Kale, MD

Movement Disorders & Sleep Medicine Specialist
Clinical Professor of Neurology
Dent Neurologic Institute

Dr. Kale is a board-certified neurologist specializing in Movement Disorders and Sleep Medicine. She is originally from Syracuse, NY and completed a Neurology residency at the University of Missouri where she also served as chief resident. While there, she completed a fellowship in Sleep Medicine before pursuing a second fellowship in Movement Disorders at the Medical University of South Carolina. In addition to caring for patients with Movement Disorders and Sleep Disorders, she performs botulinum toxin injections for conditions including dystonia, hemi-facial spasm, blepharospasm, and sialorrhea. She serves as a member on the Board of The National Parkinson Foundation Western New York.