Ask the Surgical Team

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Kelly D. Foote, M.D.

Kelly D. Foote, M.D. is a neurosurgeon with fellowship training in movement disorders and movement disorders surgery. Topics he will cover in this list include:

  • DBS surgery
  • Patient selection for surgery
  • The surgical procedure
  • Microelectrode recording
  • Post-surgical complications
  • New surgical therapies for PD

Michael S. Okun, M.D.

Michael S. Okun, M.D. is a neurologist with fellowship training in movement disorders and movement disorders surgery. Dr. Okun is particularly involved in motor dysfunction (tremor, stiffness, slowness, wearing off of drugs, and dyskinesia), DBS surgery, DBS programming, benefits and complications of DBS, management of medications following DBS, new devices for the treatment of PD symptoms, stem cells and viral vectors.

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