Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Neurology is home to the only designated Parkinson’s Foundation Center of Excellence in Indiana. This recognition indicates that IU School of Medicine Department of Neurology faculty are experts in providing state-of-the-art comprehensive services for people with Parkinson’s disease.
IU School of Medicine now belongs to a global network of 48 leading medical centers around the world. Indiana University becomes the only Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence in Indiana and one of only 35 centers in the United States. Together, these centers provide expert care to more than 145,000 people with Parkinson disease.
The school’s Department of Neurology is located in the IU Health Neuroscience Center, a state-of-the-art outpatient center that unites all the specialties that involve neuroscience, including neurology, neurosurgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neuropsychology, and neuroradiology.
The department’s interdisciplinary team of movement disorder specialists provide services that include
- Clinical care by five movement disorders physicians
- Clinical trials
- Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery
- Neuro-psychiatry, and neuropsychology evaluations, and psychological counseling
- Physical therapy, Occupational therapy, Speech therapy
- Art therapy
- Genetic counseling
Ongoing clinical trials for patients with Parkinson’s disease are being conducted.