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Finding the right doctor for PD

A movement disorder specialist isn't something that is board certified.The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society provides a directory of movement disorder specialists to help you find one in your area.  ( ) Most movement disorders specialists are neurologists who have completed another one or two years of movement disorders training, a neurology sub-specialty.

People are eager to learn about the differences between the PD care received from a general neurologist versus a Movement Disorders Specialist. What distinguishes one from the other? While there are many similarities between the two, there are some distinct differences that I will explain.



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