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Ask the Doctor

Our online forums let you get answers from medical professionals and connect with other people living with Parkinson's disease.

The National Parkinson Foundation's Ask the Doctor forums is the place where you can ask questions about Parkinson's disease, connect with Parkinson's patients and caregivers, or simply chat and make friends within our community.

The following discussion corners are currently available:

Ask the Doctor:  Michael S. Okun, M.D., and Daniel Martinez-Ramirez, M.D., answer medical questions regarding Parkinson's disease and related matters.

Pregúntele al Médico: Daniel Martinez-Ramirez, M.D. contesta a preguntas médicas con respecto la enfermedad de Parkinson y a materias relacionadas. Sobre Pregúntele al Médico.

Ask the Surgical Team: Kelly D. Foote, M.D. and Michael Okun, M.D., answer questions about surgical matters and Parkinson's disease. 

Ask the Pharmacist: Mark R. Comes, R.Ph., answers questions on the subject of medication management in controlling Parkinson's disease symptoms.

Ask the Speech Clinician: A team of experts answer questions about speech and people with Parkinson's.

Caregivers Forum: A place where caregivers of people with Parkinson's disease can converse and address their unique concerns.

Young Onset Forum: A place to connect with other people diagnosed with young-onset Parkinson's disease.

Open Forum: An unmoderated public forum for open discussion.

Deep Brain Stimulation Open Forum: A place for those with Parkinson's looking into having DBS surgery, or connecting with those that already have had it done.