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The University of Chicago Center for Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders combines clinical expertise with state-of-the-art therapies and groundbreaking research. Experts in neurology, neurosurgery, psychiatry, otolaryngology, and rehabilitation provide compassionate care to patients and families, using advanced and practical approaches to these challenging diseases.
The Neurology and Neurosurgery program here has consistently been ranked as one of the top programs in the country. Many patients turn to the University of Chicago for solutions, after seeking help elsewhere. Others come to us because of puzzling symptoms or for a second opinion. The experience and expertise of our physicians, coupled with advanced diagnostic resources, may provide the answers you have been seeking. Some of the diseases that we handle include Parkinson’s Disease, ataxia (please see website dedicated to ataxia), dystonia, chorea, tremor, tics, and myoclonus. Other labels that have been used to describe this category of disorders include progressive supranuclear palsy, multiple system atrophy, corticobasal ganglionic degeneration, Huntington’s disease, torsion dystonia, blepharospasm, Meige syndrome, spasmodic torticollis, writer’s cramp, and Tourette syndrome