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Thursday Jan 11, 2024 -  Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Therapy

Thursday Jan 11, 2024 - Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Therapy

January 11, 2024


SUBJ:  Dr. Kevin Mansfield, new neurosurgeon at Albany Medical Center, on deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s treatment

(Regular monthly meeting of Capital District Parkinson’s Support Group)

WHEN:  Thursday, January 11, 2024, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

WHERE:  Glen Eddy senior residence, 1 Glen Eddy Drive, Niskayuna NY 12309

Kevin Mansfield, M.D. joined the Department of Neurosurgery at Albany Med in 2023. As a fellowship-trained functional neurosurgeon, Dr. Mansfield specializes in the surgical treatment of chronic conditions that affect a person’s functions and abilities, such as movement disorders. Dr. Mansfield will discuss deep brain stimulation (DBS), which involves placement of electrical devices that can directly change brain activity in a controlled manner. Questions and answers will be encouraged, and refreshments will be served.

Dr. Mansfield will be joined by Thomas Robb of Boston Scientific Corp., a leading DBS technology manufacturer.

Directions to Glen Eddy, 1 Glen Eddy Drive, Niskayuna:

Use main entrance. Park in upper lot along the stone wall. Meeting room is on second floor. Elevator and stairs are off the lobby to the left.

This meeting will be a hybrid meeting.

You are encouraged to attend in-person at Glen Eddy.

OR Attend by Zoom.


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