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About Us

With more than a dozen specialists in neurology and neurosurgery together with their colleagues in departments throughout the institution, the University of Michigan Movement Disorders Program is one of the largest and most comprehensive in the United States.

In addition to our team, our clinics and laboratories have access to the latest in pharmaceutical, imaging, electrophysiology and movement evaluation technologies, allowing us to provide our patients with cutting-edge, state-of-the-art medical and surgical therapies.

Our Mission

Clinical Care:  To provide the highest level of care to all of our patients.

Teaching:  To educate the next generation of physicians, nurses and allied health professionals to expand and to improve the care of patients with movement disorders.

Outreach: To serve as a resource to patients, families and community physicians to provide expanded medical care, improved emotional support and increased understanding of movement disorders in the region.

Research:  To conduct research that furthers understanding of the basic neurobiology of movement disorders, examines the therapeutic efficacy of our treatments and translates these advances into clinical practice.