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Parkinson's Disease & Movement Disorders

The Duke Department of Neurology’s fellowship in Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders provides trained neurologists with expertise in diagnosis and management of patients with of various movement disorders including: Parkinson's disease and related neurodegenerative disorders, tremor disorders, focal and generalized dystonia, Huntington's disease and other choreiform disorders, Tourette syndrome, restless leg syndrome, tardive dyskinesia, myoclonus, hemiballismus, and other rare disorders associated with abnormal movements.


“I work with a fantastic group of people at the Morreene Road Clinic. Four days a week I see patients with any of the five movement disorders specialists here at Duke. Every Tuesday I go to the OR for deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgeries. With my mentors, I do intraoperative microelectrode recording and clinical testing to ensure accurate placement of the DBS leads.” - Anna Bjornsdottir, 2016-2017 Movement Disorders fellow

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Faculty Spotlight: Jeffrey Cooney, MD

Friday, May 11, 2018
Jeffrey Cooney, MD, first got interested in neuroscience as an undergraduate student, and then decided to focus on movement disorders when he saw the...Read more
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Duke Neurology Research Round Up, February 2018

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
From examining diabetes as a risk factor for stroke, to reviewing how habits form at the neuronal level, to a discussion of existing and future...Read more
Mark Stacy
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Department offers fond farewell to Stacy, Hickey

Thursday, August 17, 2017
Faculty and staff of the Duke Neurology Department held a bittersweet farewell dinner for their departing colleagues Mark Stacy, MD, and Patrick...Read more