Q&A with Christopher Hess, MD, from the University of Florida, a Parkinson’s Foundation Center of Excellence. Dr. Hess answers your questions about using wearable technology to manage Parkinson’s disease and the future of telemedicine after the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dr. Hess is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at the University of Florida College of Medicine and he directs the Veterans Administration Parkinson’s Disease Consortium Center at the North Florida/South Georgia VA Medical Center. Dr. Hess received his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York and completed his neurology residency and served as chief resident at Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Hess completed subspecialty fellowship training in movement disorders at Columbia under Dr. Stanley Fahn with additional training in movement disorders neurophysiology and intraoperative mapping for deep brain stimulation.