Dept. of Neurology -3rd Level
Movement Disorders Section
Joel Perlmutter, Director
Kevin Black, Tamara Hershey, William Landau, Brad Racette,
Fredy Revilla, Brad Schlaggar, Thomas Thach
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  • The clinical activities of the movement disorders section take place at our Movement Disorders Center.
    • We are a multidisciplinary center staffed by movement disorder specialists, including adult and child neurologists, a neuropsychiatrist, research nurses, occupational and physical therapists, and clinical and research fellows. We diagnose and treat persons with a variety of movement-related disorders. 
    • To assist our patient population, laboratory testing and radiology services are available within the same complex.
    • We are a Section of the Department of Neurology and Neurological Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri.
    • We specialize in researching and treating all movement disorders in adults and children, including:
      • Parkinson's disease and related illnesses
      • Dystonia (torticollis, blepharospasm, spasmodic dysphonia, writer's cramp, and others)
      • Surgical treatment of movement disorders
      • Huntington's disease and other choreas
      • Tourette syndrome (including associated OCD and ADHD symptoms)
      • Startle syndromes
      • Myoclonus
      • Ataxia
      • Medication-induced movement disorders
      • Catatonia
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