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Melanie K. Braun, M.D.

Melanie K. Braun, M.D.

she/her/hers

Neurology

4.9 out of 5 stars
UR Medicine Faculty The University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group (URMFG) consists of over 900 specialist and primary care providers spanning 19 departments. URMFG is certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.
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Accepting New Patients

Contact

Appointment (585) 341-7500

Locations

Movement Disorders Clinic

919 Westfall Road, Suite 100
Rochester, NY 14618

About Me

Professional Background

Dr. Braun is a board-certified neurologist who specializes in movement disorders. She received her medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2016. She then completed her internship and neurology residency at the University of Rochester. After finishing a two...
Dr. Braun is a board-certified neurologist who specializes in movement disorders. She received her medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2016. She then completed her internship and neurology residency at the University of Rochester. After finishing a two-year movement disorders fellowship sponsored by the Parkinson's Foundation, she joined the faculty at U of R where she specializes in Parkinson's Disease, Atypical Parkinsonism, Essential Tremor, Huntington's Disease, ataxia, chorea, and tics. She has expertise in deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's Disease and Essential Tremor. Outside of clinical work, she is passionate about medical education and is currently the Associate Director for the neurology clerkship at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.

Faculty Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Neurology, Movement Disorders (SMD)

Credentials

Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Movement Disorders, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2020 - 2022

Residency, Neurology, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2017 - 2020

Internship, Neurology, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2016 - 2017

Education

MD | University of Rochester School of Medicine/Dentistry. 2016

Awards

Parkinson's Foundation Movement Disorders Fellowship, selected fellow. 2020 - 2022

Robert J. Joynt, M.D., Ph.D. Prize for Excellence in Clinical Neurology. 2016

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. 2015

Publications

Journal Articles

Resolving the Dance: A Case Study on Non-Ketotic Hyperglycemic Hemichorea-Hemiballismus in a Patient with Long-Standing Type 2 Diabetes.

Winbush A, Mahler S, Braun M, Thapa K

The American journal of case reports.. 2023 December 824 :e941443. Epub 12/08/2023.

Effect of best practice advisory on the administration of contraindicated medications to hospitalized patients with Parkinson's disease and related disorders

Chunga, N., Amodeo, K., Braun, M., Valdovinos, B. Y., & Richard, I. H.

Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience. 2023; .

Predictors of faculty narrative evaluation quality in medical school clerkships.

Mooney CJ, Pascoe JM, Blatt AE, Lang VJ, Kelly MS, Braun MK, Burch JE, Stone RT

Medical education.. 2022 August 11 Epub 08/11/2022.

Education Research: The Narrative Evaluation Quality Instrument: Development of a tool to assess the assessor.

Kelly MS, Mooney CJ, Rosati JF, Braun MK, Thompson Stone R

Neurology.. 2020 January 1494 (2):91-95. Epub 1900 01 01.

Ratings & Comments

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Ratings

During this visit, did this provider spend enough time with you?

4.8 stars

During this visit, did this provider show respect for what you had to say?

4.9 stars

During this visit, did this provider give you easy to understand information about these health questions or concerns?

4.9 stars

During this visit, did this provider listen carefully to you?

4.8 stars

During this visit, did this provider explain things in a way that was easy to understand?

4.9 stars

Patient Comments

4.6 stars

Could have suggested more options. Generally very nice. Trustworthy. Would like more info on OTHER CONDITIONS I have in relation to my PD disease - ex. having ASTHMA, upper respiratory (RSV) ?, COLLAR BONE PROTRUSION, GERD, and ANGIOENDEMA and FOOT MYOPAHTY.

Nov 20, 2023

5.0 stars

My care giver at this time had no questions or concerns.

Oct 03, 2023

5.0 stars

I feel so fortunate to have Dr. Braun as my physician. She is caring and professional. She listens and explains things very well and includes me in all decisions

Sep 16, 2023

5.0 stars

Dr Braun is excellent.

Aug 23, 2023

2.2 stars

When I first saw this provider 8 months ago she seemed friendly & concerned. She referred me to specialists to help with my major symptoms. [...]

Aug 15, 2023

5.0 stars

Very attentive to our concerns. CLEAR explanations.

Jun 22, 2023

5.0 stars

Dr. Braun is outstanding.

May 12, 2023

5.0 stars

I felt as though she listened and called about what I asked.

Apr 24, 2023

5.0 stars

I didn't feel rushed and had all my questions and concerns answered.

Feb 19, 2023

5.0 stars

She covered alot of ground and listened to our concerns , we felt heard and helped

Feb 04, 2023