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Clinical Activities

Emory University is a leading clinical and basic research center for Parkinson's Disease and other movement disorders. The program serves as a major tertiary referral center for patients with the full spectrum of movement disorders in Atlanta, the state of Georgia, and the Southeastern United States. Emory was designated as the nation's first American Parkinson Disease Association Center of Excellence, and the first Huntington's Disease Society of America Center of Excellence. The faculty provides expertise in Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, dystonia, tremor, tic disorders and other movement disorders. Clinical services include:

  • Evaluation and comprehensive care for patients with a wide range of movement disorders
  • Parkinson’s disease Comprehensive Care Clinic: A two day program that includes assessments by Psychiatry, Gerontology, Sleep medicine, Movement disorder Neurology, Cognitive Neurology, Physical speech and occupational therapies and Social service.
  • One of the largest Huntington's disease clinics in the world
  • Functional neurosurgery for Parkinson's disease, tremor and dystonia
  • Botulinum toxin injection program for dystonia, hemifacial spasm, spasticity and other conditions
  • Specialty clinics, aimed at treating diseases such as Tourette’s syndrome and ataxia

Please also view our video showcasing one of our patients:

Sybil's Story