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David J. Gill, M.D.

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Neurology

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About Me

I grew up in Erie, PA and went to medical school at the University of Florida. I completed neurology residency and a fellowship in cognitive and behavioral neurology at the University of Rochester Medical Center. After training, I moved to Penn State Hershey where I created and ran the Penn State ...
I grew up in Erie, PA and went to medical school at the University of Florida. I completed neurology residency and a fellowship in cognitive and behavioral neurology at the University of Rochester Medical Center. After training, I moved to Penn State Hershey where I created and ran the Penn State Hershey Memory and Cognitive Disorders program. I then moved back to Rochester and took on the role of medical director Memory Center at Unity and Chair of Neurology at Unity Hospital. Following this, I returned to the University of Rochester Medical Center to run the division of cognitive and behavioral neurology. At the University of Rochester Medical Center, I am pleased to work with a group of clinicians dedicated to the care of patients in our community who have memory and cognitive disorders. I also work closely with the Rochester and Finger Lakes Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association and Lifespan to provide support for patients and caregivers in our area.

Certified Specialties

Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology

Faculty Appointments

Interim Associate Professor - Department of Neurology, Memory Care (SMD)

Credentials

Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Behavioral Neurology & Neuropsychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2005 - 2007

Residency, Neurology, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2002 - 2005

Internship, Internal Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2001 - 2002

Education

MD | University of Florida College of Medicine. 2001

Awards

Fellow, American Academy of Neurology. 2017

Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching. 2010

Resident Teaching Award. 2009

Patient Satisfaction Award. 2008

Resident Annual Meeting Scholarship, American Academy of Neurology. 2005

Gold Foundation Resident Humanism Award. 2004

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. 2001

Merril Scholarship. 2000 - 2001

H. M. Hill Scholarship. 2000

College of Medicine K. Leathers Scholarship. 1998

College of Medicine NOAH Scholarship. 1997 - 2000

Publications

Journal Articles

Predictors of Cognitive Change in Parkinson Disease: A 2-year Follow-up Study.

Gasca-Salas C, Duff-Canning S, McArthur E, Armstrong MJ, Fox S, Meaney CA, Tang-Wai DF, Gill D, Eslinger PJ, Zadikoff C, Marshall FJ, Mapstone M, Chou KL, Persad C, Litvan I, Mast BT, Gerstenecker AT, Weintraub S, Marras C

Alzheimer disease and associated disorders.. 2023 August 22 Epub 08/22/2023.

A Pounding Problem: A Case of Recurrent Headache Caused by Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis.

Norton D, Pesce MS, Gill D

The Journal of emergency medicine.. 2021 March 60 (3):345-348. Epub 09/09/2020.

Central Olfactory Dysfunction in Alzheimer's Disease and Mild Cognitive Impairment: A Functional MRI Study.

Vasavada MM, Martinez B, Wang J, Eslinger PJ, Gill DJ, Sun X, Karunanayaka P, Yang QX

Journal of Alzheimer's disease : JAD.. 2017 59 (1):359-368. Epub 1900 01 01.

Reduced white matter MRI transverse relaxation rate in cognitively normal H63D-HFE human carriers and H67D-HFE mice.

Meadowcroft MD, Wang J, Purnell CJ, Peters DG, Eslinger PJ, Neely EB, Gill DJ, Vasavada M, Ali-Rahmani F, Yang QX, Connor JR

Brain imaging and behavior.. 2016 December 10 (4):1231-1242. Epub 1900 01 01.

Effect of Cognitively Stimulating Activities on Symptom Management of Delirium Superimposed on Dementia: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Kolanowski A, Fick D, Litaker M, Mulhall P, Clare L, Hill N, Mogle J, Boustani M, Gill D, Yevchak-Sillner A

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.. 2016 December 64 (12):2424-2432. Epub 11/12/2016.

Language dysfunction.

Gill DJ, Damann KM

Continuum : lifelong learning in neurology.. 2015 June 21 (3 Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry):627-45. Epub 1900 01 01.

Olfactory cortex degeneration in Alzheimer's disease and mild cognitive impairment.

Vasavada MM, Wang J, Eslinger PJ, Gill DJ, Sun X, Karunanayaka P, Yang QX

Journal of Alzheimer's disease : JAD.. 2015 45 (3):947-58. Epub 1900 01 01.

The meaning of a "hippo" response on the Montreal Cognitive Assessment in Parkinson's disease.

Armstrong MJ, Duff-Canning S, Tang-Wai DF, Fox S, Zadikoff C, Kennedy N, Gill D, Eslinger PJ, Mapstone M, Chou KL, Persad C, Litvan I, Mast BT, Marras C

Parkinsonism & related disorders.. 2013 April 19 (4):463-5. Epub 10/01/2012.

Impact of mild cognitive impairment on health-related quality of life in Parkinson's disease.

Reginold W, Duff-Canning S, Meaney C, Armstrong MJ, Fox S, Rothberg B, Zadikoff C, Kennedy N, Gill D, Eslinger P, Marshall F, Mapstone M, Chou KL, Persad C, Litvan I, Mast B, Tang-Wai D, Lang AE, Marras C

Dementia and geriatric cognitive disorders.. 2013 36 (1-2):67-75. Epub 06/15/2013.

The pill questionnaire in a nondemented Parkinson's disease population.

Reginold W, Armstrong MJ, Duff-Canning S, Lang A, Tang-Wai D, Fox S, Rothberg B, Zadikoff C, Kennedy N, Gill D, Eslinger P, Mapstone M, Chou K, Persad C, Litvan I, Mast B, Marras C

Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society.. 2012 September 127 (10):1308-11. Epub 08/01/2012.

Roles of Education and IQ in Cognitive Reserve in Parkinson's Disease-Mild Cognitive Impairment.

Armstrong MJ, Naglie G, Duff-Canning S, Meaney C, Gill D, Eslinger PJ, Zadikoff C, Mapstone M, Chou KL, Persad C, Litvan I, Mast BT, Fox S, Tang-Wai DF, Marras C

Dementia and geriatric cognitive disorders extra. 2012 January 2 (1):343-52. Epub 08/22/2012.

Maturational and aging effects on human brain apparent transverse relaxation.

Wang J, Shaffer ML, Eslinger PJ, Sun X, Weitekamp CW, Patel MM, Dossick D, Gill DJ, Connor JR, Yang QX

PloS one.. 2012 7 (2):e31907. Epub 02/21/2012.

Plasticity in Early Alzheimer's Disease: An Opportunity for Intervention.

Hill NL, Kolanowski AM, Gill DJ

Topics in geriatric rehabilitation.. 2011 October 27 (4):257-267. Epub 1900 01 01.

An intervention for delirium superimposed on dementia based on cognitive reserve theory.

Kolanowski AM, Fick DM, Clare L, Therrien B, Gill DJ

Aging & mental health.. 2010 March 14 (2):232-42. Epub 1900 01 01.

Lithium therapy for human immunodeficiency virus type 1-associated neurocognitive impairment.

Schifitto G, Zhong J, Gill D, Peterson DR, Gaugh MD, Zhu T, Tivarus M, Cruttenden K, Maggirwar SB, Gendelman HE, Dewhurst S, Gelbard HA

Journal of neurovirology.. 2009 April 15 (2):176-86. Epub 1900 01 01.

Teaching NeuroImage: idiopathic hypertrophic spinal pachymeningitis.

Lowden MR, Gill D

Neurology.. 2009 February 372 (5):e27. Epub 1900 01 01.

The Montreal cognitive assessment as a screening tool for cognitive impairment in Parkinson's disease.

Gill DJ, Freshman A, Blender JA, Ravina B

Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society.. 2008 May 1523 (7):1043-1046. Epub 1900 01 01.

Residency training the neurology resident case log: a national survey of neurology residents.

Gill DJ, Freeman WD, Thoresen P, Corboy JR

Neurology.. 2007 May 2268 (21):E32-3. Epub 1900 01 01.

Dementia care: mental health effects, intervention strategies, and clinical implications.

Sörensen S, Duberstein P, Gill D, Pinquart M

The Lancet. Neurology.. 2006 November 5 (11):961-73. Epub 1900 01 01.

A 35-year-old woman with uterine fibroids and multiple embolic strokes.

Srivatsa A, Burdett J, Gill D

Neurology.. 2005 April 2664 (8):1479-80. Epub 1900 01 01.

The neurology resident as teacher: evaluating and improving our role.

Gill DJ, Frank SA

Neurology.. 2004 October 1263 (7):1334-8. Epub 1900 01 01.

Acute Brown-Sequard syndrome.

Gill D, Ifthikharuddin S, Samkoff LM

Archives of neurology.. 2004 January 61 (1):131. Epub 1900 01 01.

Books

Handbook of Secondary Dementias (2006)

Chapter: Dementia of Adult Hydrocephalus Syndrome

Authors: David J. Gill and Roger Kurlan

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group, LLC, New York 2006