The First Nationally Designated Movement Disorders/Parkinson’s Disease Center of Excellence in Georgia or South Carolina
Medical Center at Augusta University’s Movement Disorders/Parkinson’s Disease Center of Excellence delivers coordinated, multidisciplinary care from one central location for movement disorder patients in Georgia, South Carolina and throughout the Southeast.
As a Center of Excellence designated by the National Parkinson’s Foundation, Inc., our Medical Center at Augusta University Movement Disorders/Parkinson’s Disease Center offers exceptional clinical diagnosis, treatment, and care not only for Parkinson’s disease, but also for many other movement disorders, including dystonia, essential tremor, Huntington’s disease, and Tourette’s syndrome.
Our services include:
- Advanced treatment options, including Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) for tremors and other symptoms of Parkinson’s disease
- Coordinated care by a team of physician specialists that includes neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuropsychologists and neuroradiologists
- Neuropsychological evaluations
- Radiosurgery at the Medical Center at Augusta University Gamma Knife Center, using targeted radiation to treat movement disorders
- Botulinum Toxin (Botox) injections and other medications to control tremors and other symptoms
- Evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders in Parkinson’s disease or parkinsonism
- Physical, occupational and speech therapy
- A movement disorders support group for patients and families
- Access to cutting-edge research and clinical trials in hopes of improving the quality of life for our patients
The Movement Disorders/Parkinson’s Disease Center of Excellence at Medical Center at Augusta University can also be your resource for:
- Educational information for patients and caregivers
- Support group meetings
- Access to occupational therapy, physical therapy, psychiatry, and speech pathology
- Links to assistive organizations, prescription assistance, and other networks
Meet Our Movement Disorders Specialists
- Julie A. Kurek, MD, Department of Neurology
- John C. Morgan, MD, PhD, Department of Neurology
- Kapil D. Sethi, MD, FRCP, Director, Movement Disorders Program
- Cole A. Giller, MD, PhD, MBA, FACS, Director, Functional and Stereotactic Neurosurgery
If you have any questions regarding movement disorders, please call us at: (706) 721-2798.
Request an online appointment now or call our Scheduling Center today at 706-721-4581 or toll free at 800-736-CARE (2273).
For prescription refills, please call 706-823-6377.