Movement Disorders/Parkinson's Disease

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At the University at Buffalo Comprehensive Movement Disorders Center, located at 5959 Big Tree Road in Orchard Park, New York, patients receive highly specialized, individualized care from the UBNS movement disorders team. The team consists of a fellowship-trained neurologist, a neurosurgical registered nurse, an experienced social worker, and a neurosurgeon with more than 20 years of experience conducting Parkinson's research and performing stereotaxic neurosurgery.

Our patients have access to a library of educational materials free of charge; appropriate referrals as needed; social work services and caregiver support; and current medications, procedures, drug studies, and surgical treatment from our expert team. We provide ongoing patient support and communication, including urgent follow-up appointments if needed. Patients are given detailed instructions by our staff on drug or dosage changes throughout their treatment.

Our multidisciplinary movement disorders program specializes in the evaluation and treatment of:

  • Parkinson's disease and other Parkinsonian syndromes
  • Tremor
  • Spasmodic torticollis and other focal or generalized dystonias
  • Hemifacial spasm
  • Blepharospasm
  • Medically refractory spasticity secondary to multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, and stroke
  • Unusual movement disorders
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