Steven Gunzler, MD
- Assistant Professor
Steven Gunzler, MD, is a neurologist in University Hospitals Neurological Institute Parkinson’s & Movement Disorders Center at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio. He is also Assistant Professor of Neurology at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio.
Dr. Gunzler’s interests include Parkinson’s disease, tremors, ataxia, dystonia, Huntington’s disease, Tourette’s syndrome, spasticity, and botulinum toxin injections for movement disorders and chronic migraine headaches.
Dr. Gunzler completed a Bachelor of Science degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with honors, and he earned his medical degree at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, in Rochester, N.Y. He completed an internship in internal medicine at the University of Rochester and received his residency training in Neurology at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. In addition, he completed three years of fellowship training in movement disorders at the Parkinson Center of Oregon at Oregon Health and Sciences University Hospital in Portland, Ore.
Through his appointment at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Dr. Gunzler served as site principal investigator in a clinical research study of Davunetide in progressive supranuclear palsy. He also served as site principal investigator in two clinical studies of a device to measure symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. He served as co-investigator of a large study of the symptoms and examination findings in Parkinson’s disease subjects with and without the LRRK2 genetic mutation.
Dr. Gunzler is the author of more than a dozen peer-reviewed research articles, editorials and invited reviews, as well as four book and encyclopedia chapters. He has presented research projects and case reports at numerous international, national and regional peer-reviewed medical conferences. In addition, Dr. Gunzler is a member of the American Association of Neurology, Movement Disorders Society, Parkinson Study Group and Huntington Study Group.
- Botulinum Toxin Injections
- Huntington's Disease
- Movement Disorders
- Parkinson's Disease
- Tourette's Syndrome
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Fellowship | Movement Disorders
Movement Disorders - Oregon Health And Science University Hospital (2004 - 2007)
Residency | Neurology
Neurology - Mount Sinai Hospital (2001 - 2004)
Internship | Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine - Strong Memorial Hospital Of The University Of Rochester Medical Center (2000 - 2001)
University Of Rochester School Of Medicine And Dentistry (2000)
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology (MIT) (1996)
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As of December 31, 2016, Steven Gunzler did not disclose any Outside Relationships with Industry.