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Breakthrough Innovations in Parkinson's Treatment

12oct2:00 pm3:30 pmBreakthrough Innovations in Parkinson's Treatmentwith Leading Movement Disorders Specialists from Cedars-Sinai & Torrance Memorial

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Did you know that Parkinson’s is the fastest growing neurological disease? Join The Kensington and leading Movement Disorders Specialists from Cedars-Sinai & Torrance Memorial for an engaging discussion about breakthrough innovations in treatment. Learn the new definition of the disease, how a multi-disciplinary approach has proven successful, and the latest in non-surgical interventions.

At Kensington Senior Living, our promise is to love and care for your family as we do our own. Our expert team specializes in caring for those with movement disorders such as Parkinson’s Disease. We are committed to improving the quality of life for seniors as well as the caregivers who love them.

Michele Tagliati, MD is the Director of the Movement Disorders Program, a Professor of Neurology and Vice Chair of the Department of Neurology at Cedars-Sinai. His research interests include the study of early and advanced therapeutics of Parkinson’s disease, dystonia and other movement disorders. Tagliati pioneered the use of deep brain stimulation in Parkinson’s and dystonia, and his work contributed advances in the definition of outcome predictors and therapeutic settings of DBS. He is currently involved in research on the role of nonmotor and nondopaminergic mechanisms in the pathophysiology of Parkinson’s.

Elliot Hogg, MD, is a Movement Disorder Specialist in the Department of Neurology at Cedars-Sinai. Dr. Hogg specializes in all forms of movement disorders, including tremor, dystonia, chorea, tics and Parkinson’s disease. He earned his medical degree from the University of Southern California and completed his internship in internal medicine at White Memorial Medical Center in Los Angeles. He went on to complete a residency in clinical neurology at the Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center and a 2-year movement disorder fellowship at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center under the mentorship of Michele Tagliati, MD, FAAN. He is a recipient of the prestigious Dystonia Medical Research Foundation (DMRF) scholarship.

Echo Tan, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at Cedars-Sinai. She has 13 years of experience and specializes in neurology, neurosurgery, movement disorders and Parkinson’s. Dr. Tan completed a residency at USC Medical Center, an internship at UC Irvine Medical Center and a fellowship training at Cedars-Sinai.

Jeffrey Wertheimer, PhD, ABPP-CN, is a Neuropsychologist at Cedars-Sinai. He has 20 years of experience and specializes in clinical psychology. He works in the clinical programs of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences; Movement Disorders; Neuropsychology; and Parkinson’s Disease Center. He completed a residency at the Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan. 

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