The program director of our movement disorder fellowship program, Dr. Kristine Domingo, is a neurologist with particular interest and fellowship training in movement disorders. She treats patients with Parkinson's Disease, Essential Tremors, Atypical Parkinsonisms, Tremors, Dystonia, and other movement disorders. As a Movement Disorders specialist, she sees her role as threefold; 1. Provide patients with the best treatments possible to improve quality of life; 2. Surround patients with a supportive care network by connecting them with the right services including, but not limited to, therapies (PT, OT, SLP, recreational therapy), mental health support, educational support, and community support; 3. Provide patient advocacy by empowering patients with knowledge throughout every stage of their condition. Her approach is to treat the whole person with the goal of providing the best quality of life possible.
Research Focus: Understanding the pathophysiology of movement disorders such as Parkinson's disease and dystonia as well as the mechanisms underlying the therapeutic effect of deep brain stimulation
Research Interests: Parkinson's disease, Progressive supranuclear palsy, Tremor, Multiple system atrophy, Corticobasal degeneration, Chorea, Myoclonus, Medication-induced movement disorders
Additional Team Members
Research Focus: Addresses critical questions regarding the brain mechanisms underlying Parkinson's disease and how to develop new and more effective strategies to deliver DBS therapies