Movement Disorders Fellowship Offers Comprehensive Training & Research
The Movement Disorders Fellowship at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, in collaboration with Case Western Reserve University, can be either 12 months or 24 months in duration and involves comprehensive clinical training and ample opportunity for research. The fellowship will include training in deep brain stimulation (DBS). We currently accept one fellow per year.
The Movement Disorders Fellowship offers comprehensive training in various aspects of movement disorders, including:
- Diagnosis and management of vast array of movement disorders
- Botulinum toxin injections for the treatment of movement disorders (dystonia, blepharospasms, and hemifacial spasms), spasticity, as well as drooling and migraine
- Diagnosis and management of Eye movement and balance disorders
- Pre and postoperative evaluation and management of patients undergoing functional neurosurgery including Deep brain stimulation
- Extensive deep brain stimulation programing experience
The training also includes management of baclofen pumps and various other infusion therapies used in movement disorders, as well-performing and interpreting video oculography for eye movement disorders.
The fellow will have the opportunity to train with four full-time fellowship-trained movement disorder faculty and two full-time functional neurosurgeons. There are clinic opportunities five-days a week, including weekly botulinum toxin injection clinics, as well as one to two deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgical procedures per week.
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