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Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Program

People with Parkinson’s disease, who become unresponsive to drug therapies, may be candidates for surgical intervention. Neurosurgical options include a deep brain stimulator, pallidotomy and thalamotomy.

Neurology Faculty & Staff


Karen A. Blindauer, MD

Chief, Professor

Specialty: Movement Disorders


Sheila Rane Eichenseer, MD, MS

Assistant Professor

Specialty: Movement Disorders

Neurosurgery Faculty & Staff


Peter A. Pahapill, MD, PhD, FACS, FRCSC

Associate Professor; Director, Functional Neurosurgery

Physiatry Faculty & Staff

Psychology Faculty & Staff


Mark D. Rusch, PhD

Associate Professor

Patient Care Emphasis: Medical Psychology, Rehabilitation in Hand Surgery, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Anxiety Disorders

Other Staff

Alison LaPean Krschner, MS
Genetic Counselor

Sarah Kent, RD
Registered Dietician