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The VCU Parkinson's and Movement Disorders Center strives to provide a seamless experience for the movement disorders community by providing access to clinicians from a variety of disciplines in one location.

At this time, our movement disorder neurologists, clinical neuropsychologist, physical therapist, psychiatrist, and speech therapy are available for consultations.

 

Make an appointment

Please call (804) 662-9185 to schedule an appointment.

Become a patient

You may be referred by your doctor or you may directly make an appointment for yourself or a family member.

Our specialists are available to provide care for the full spectrum of movement disorders.

Interdisciplinary evaluation

The VCU Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Center interdisciplinary evaluation allows patients to access subspecialty care providers in one location. This evaluation will include assessments by the professionals described below, and will result in a comprehensive treatment plan that will address each individual's needs. This treatment plan will be shared with other healthcare providers managing a patient's care.

  • Movement Disorder Neurology
    • The movement disorder neurologist evaluation will include assessment of symptoms, including non-motor features such as gastrointestinal and sleep problems.
  • Clinical Neuropsychology [PDF]
    • The neuropsychologist will examine thinking skills such as attention, speed of thinking, visual and language skills, learning and memory, problem-solving, reasoning, and other brain and behavior functions including mood and quality of life.
  • Rehabilitation and Wellness
    • Physical Therapist
      • The physical therapist will evaluate conditioning, balance, coordination and motor skills.
    • Speech Therapist
      • The speech therapist will evaluate speaking and swallowing.

Other services available include geriatric psychiatry, genetic counseling, and evaluation for Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) surgery and post-surgical DBS programming.

Financial assistance

If you worry that you may have difficulty paying your bill for your care in full, VCU may be able to help.  It is important that you let us know if you will have trouble paying your bill or balances after insurance. For more information about financial assistance please, please visit the VCU Medical Center website.

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