Peter Hedera, M.D., Ph.D.

Neurology, LGBTQ Care, Restorative Neuroscience, Parkinson’s Disease & Movement Disorders
Areas of Interest

Deep Brain Stimulation | Dystonia | Parkinson's Disease | Wilson's Disease

Primary Practice Location
UofL Physicians - Parkinson's Disease & Movement Disorders
UofL Health - Frazier Rehabilition Institute
220 Abraham Flexner Way, Suite 606
Louisville KY 40202
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Peter Hedera, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Hedera is a board certified neurologist and medical geneticist who specializes in the management and treatment of movement disorders. His clinical interests include surgical therapies for Parkinson's disease, essential tremor and dystonia, and botulinum toxin procedures for dystonia and spasticity. He has 21 years of experience in the field of movement disorders and neurogenetic conditions.

Education & Training

M.D.
Medical School of Ian Amos Comenius University | Czechoslovakia | 1987
Ph.D.
Ian Amos Comenius University | Czechoslovakia | 2010
Fellowship
University of Michigan Medical Center | Neurogenetics/Movement Disorders | MI | 1999
Residency
University of Michigan Medical Center | Neurology | MI | 1998
University of Michigan Medical Center | Medical Genetics | MI | 2001
Internship
St. Luke's Medical Center | Medicine | OH | 1995

Areas of Interest

Deep Brain Stimulation | Dystonia | Parkinson's Disease | Wilson's Disease

Certifications

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology | American Board of Medical Genetics

School of Medicine

Raymond Lee Lebby Endowed Chair of Parkinson’s Disease Research Director, Movement Disorders Program

Professor

Department of Neurology

Awards

1999 Founder's Award of the American Academy of Neurology

Philosophy

"My goal is to provide state-of-the-art care for patients with neurologic movement disorders with compassionate service and shared-decision philosophy."

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