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Department of Neurology

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Patricia Kavanagh, M.D., M.B.A.

Assistant Professor of Neurology


Clinical subspecialty:

Movement Disorders

Research interests:

Complications of therapy and nonmotor dysfunction in Parkinson Disease.

Education and training:

B.A.: Manhattanville College, 1971

M.B.A.: Columbia University Graduate School of Business, 1978

M.D.: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1999

Internship: Beth Israel Medical Center (New York), 1999-2000

Residency: Neurological Institute, Columbia University Medical Center, 2000-2003

Fellowship in Movement Disorders: Beth Israel Medical Center (New York), 2003-4

Recent publications:

R. Saunders-Pullman, D. Raymond, G. Senthil, P. Kramer, E. Ohmann, A. Deligtisch, V. Shanker, P. Greene, R. Tabano, N. Huang, M. Tagliati, P. Kavanagh, J. Soto-Valencia, P. de Carvalho Agular, N Risch, L. Ozelius, S. Bressman, Narrowing the DYT6 Dystonia Region and Evidence for Locus Heterogeneity in the Amish-Mennonites, American Journal of Medical Genetics; Part A, 143A:2098-2105, 2007.

E. Louis and P. Kavanagh, John Adams' Essential Tremor, Movement Disorders, 20(12):1537-42, December, 2005.

P. Kavanagh, S.J. Ferrando, J. Godbold, M. Veytsman, A. Di Rocco, Depression Subtypes are Associated with Motor Subtypes of Parkinson's Disease (abstract), Movement Disorders Society 9th International Congress, March 8, 2005.

P. Kavanagh and K. Marder, Dementia in Parkinson's Disease, in Parkinson's Disease and Nonmotor Dysfunction, R. Pfeiffer and I. Bodis-Wollner, eds., Humana Press, 2005.

Patient appointments:

Tuesday morning, Suite A. For appointment call 718-270-2502.


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