The Functional Neurosurgery program provides comprehensive evaluation and care for patients with movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor, dystonia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, medically refractory depression and certain chronic pain syndromes.
Why Choose URMC Neurosurgery?
The Functional Neurosurgery team at URMC combines expertise of national clinical and thought leaders in the medical treatment of movement disorders with surgical procedures available in few areas of the country.
Backed by an internationally renowned research team at the Movement & Inherited Neurological Disorders (MIND) unit at URMC, our team is able to offer cutting edge evidence based treatments for diseases like:
Refractory Psychiatric Diseases
Chronic Pain Syndromes
Our team excels at sub-specialized treatments like:
Deep Brain Stimulation (micro-electrode guided DBS) for movement disorders
Microvascular decompression for central pain syndrome
Focal radiofrequency ablation
Motor cortex stimulation
Our comprehensive treatment plans guide patients from diagnosis thru to rehabilitation.
URMC’s holistic patient centered care ensures that our team works together to tailor treatments for specific needs of patients.
The URMC Functional Neurosurgery program includes both neurologists and neurosurgeons who have beneficial access to the latest clinical trials in the fields via a certified center for excellence (MIND Unit).