E. Ray Dorsey, M.D., M.B.A.

E. Ray Dorsey, M.D., M.B.A.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box CU420694
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 341-7500
Fax: (585) 341-7510

Professional Bio

Dr. Ray Dorsey is a Professor of Neurology and Co-Director of the Center for Human Experimental Therapeutics at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Dr. Dorsey is helping investigate new treatments for movement disorders and improve the way care is delivered for individuals with Parkinson disease and other neurological disorders. Using simple web-based video conferencing, he and his colleagues are seeking to provide care to individuals with Parkinson and neurological diseases anywhere that they live.

Dr. Dorsey previously directed the movement disorders division and neurology telemedicine at Johns Hopkins and worked as a consultant for McKinsey & Company. He completed his undergraduate studies at Stanford University, medical school at the University of Pennsylvania, and business school at the Wharton School. Dr. Dorsey's research has been published in the leading medical, neurology, and economic journals and has been featured on National Public Radio, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal.

Awards & Honors (National)

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Physician Faculty Scholar | Robert Wood Johnson Foundation 2008 - Present

Awards & Honors (Local)

Elected to American Neurological Association 2011
American Academy of Neurology's Jon Stolk Award in Movement Disorders for Young Investigators 2010
Academic Medicine Excellence in Reviewing Award 2009
George Engel/John Romano Dean's Teaching Fellow | University of Rochester 2007
Mentor to Melisa Carrasco, recipient of sanofi-aventis Minority Scholars Program | University of Rochester 2007
Best Abstract for Parkinson's disease Session | The Movement Disorder Society | Washington D.C. 2007
Best Clinical Abstract | University of Rochester Neurology and Neurosurgery Sympsium | University of Rochester 2006
American Academy of Neurology Clinical Research Training Fellowship | American Academy of Neurology 2006
Education Research Award | Dept. of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center | Philadelphia, PA 2005
Intern of the Year | Evanston Hospital, Evanston Northwestern Hospital | Chicago, IL 2002
Dr. Eric C. Raps' Memorial Award for Excellence in Clinical Neurology | University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine | Philadelphia, PA 1999
Director's List | The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania | Philadelphia, PA 1998

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 47 available »

2014 Jan
Probasco JC, George BP, Dorsey ER, Venkatesan A. "Neurohospitalists: perceived need and training requirements in academic neurology." The Neurohospitalist. 2014 Jan; 4(1):9-17.
2014 Jan
Kremens D, Hauser RA, Dorsey ER. "An update on Parkinson's disease: improving patient outcomes." The American journal of medicine. 2014 Jan; 127(1):S3.
2013 Nov 13
Moses H, Matheson DH, Dorsey ER, George BP, Sadoff D, Yoshimura S. "The anatomy of health care in the United States." JAMA. 2013 Nov 13; 310(18):1947-63.
2013 Sep 10
Dorsey ER. "Choosing wisely: you get what you pay for." Neurology. 2013 Sep 10; 81(11):946-7.
2013 Sep
Dorsey ER, Darwin KC, Nichols PE, Kwok JH, Bennet C, Rosenthal LS, Bombard Y, Shoulson I, Oster E. "Knowledge of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination act among individuals affected by Huntington disease." Clinical genetics. 2013 Sep; 84(3):251-7. Epub 2012 Dec 20.

Current Appointments

Director - Center for Human Experimental Therapeutics - Primary Administrative
David M. Levy Professorship in Neurology - Department of Neurology (SMD)
Professor - Department of Neurology, Center for Human Experimental Therapeutics (SMD) - Primary


Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology


MD | Medicine | University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine1999
MBA | Health Care Management | The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania1999
BS | Biological Science | Stanford University1994

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Residency in Neurology at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania07/01/2002 - 06/30/2005
Internship in Internal Medicine at Evanston Hospital07/01/2001 - 06/30/2002