Richard L. Barbano, M.D., Ph.D.

Richard L. Barbano, M.D., Ph.D.

Contact Information

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

Office: (585) 276-6558

Professional Bio

Dr. Richard Barbano is a Professor of Neurology, Chief of the Movement Disorders Division, and Associate Chair for Regional Development at the University of Rochester, Rochester, New York. He has been at the University of Rochester since 1993, and over the years has developed a special interest in the evaluation, treatment, and long term care of patients with dystonia. This evolved into an interest in movement disorders in general, including Parkinson's disease, tremor, Huntington's disease and other movement disorders. He has been the Director of the Botulinum Toxin Clinic since 1995. He is a long-term adapter in the use of botulinum toxins in the treatment of neurologic disorders. He actively participates in projects aimed at better understanding movement disorders as well as those aimed at developing and improving treatment options.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Patient Satisfaction Award, Strong Memorial Hospital 2013
Fellow, American Academy of Neurology 2005
Neurology Faculty Residency Teaching Award 1994 - 1995
Andrew Doyle Memorial Award for Excellence in Neurology 1989
International Health Fellowship Award recipient to study health care in Chile, SA 1989
Magna Cum Laude, State University of New York at Albany 1979

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 33 available »

2016 Jun
LeDoux MS, Vemula SR, Xiao J, Thompson MM, Perlmutter JS, Wright LJ, Jinnah HA, Rosen AR, Hedera P, Comella CL, Weissbach A, Junker J, Jankovic J, Barbano RL, Reich SG, Rodriguez RL, Berman BD, Chouinard S, Severt L, Agarwal P, Stover NP. "Clinical and genetic features of cervical dystonia in a large multicenter cohort." Neurology. Genetics. 2016 Jun; 2(3):e69. Epub 2016 Apr 11.
2016 Jun
Barbano RL. "Botulinum toxins in clinical practice: Gaps in knowledge." Neurology. Clinical practice. 2016 Jun; 6(3):206-208.
2016 Apr
Comella CL, Perlmutter JS, Jinnah HA, Waliczek TA, Rosen AR, Galpern WR, Adler CA, Barbano RL, Factor SA, Goetz CG, Jankovic J, Reich SG, Rodriguez RL, Severt WL, Zurowski M, Fox SH, Stebbins GT. "Clinimetric testing of the comprehensive cervical dystonia rating scale." Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society. 2016 Apr; 31(4):563-9. Epub 2016 Mar 12.
2015
Viollet L, Glusman G, Murphy KJ, Newcomb TM, Reyna SP, Sweney M, Nelson B, Andermann F, Andermann E, Acsadi G, Barbano RL, Brown C, Brunkow ME, Chugani HT, Cheyette SR, Collins A, DeBrosse SD, Galas D, Friedman J, Hood L, Huff C, Jorde LB, King MD, LaSalle B, Leventer RJ, Lewelt AJ, Massart MB, Mérida MR, Ptá?ek LJ, Roach JC, Rust RS, Renault F, Sanger TD, Sotero de Menezes MA, Tennyson R, Uldall P, Zhang Y, Zupanc M, Xin W, Silver K, Swoboda KJ. "Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood: Retrospective Genetic Study and Genotype-Phenotype Correlations in 187 Subjects from the US AHCF Registry." PloS one. 2015 10(5):e0127045. Epub 2015 May 21.
2015
Viollet L, Glusman G, Murphy KJ, Newcomb TM, Reyna SP, Sweney M, Nelson B, Andermann F, Andermann E, Acsadi G, Barbano RL, Brown C, Brunkow ME, Chugani HT, Cheyette SR, Collins A, DeBrosse SD, Galas D, Friedman J, Hood L, Huff C, Jorde LB, King MD, LaSalle B, Leventer RJ, Lewelt AJ, Massart MB, Mérida MR, Ptá?ek LJ, Roach JC, Rust RS, Renault F, Sanger TD, Sotero de Menezes MA, Tennyson R, Uldall P, Zhang Y, Zupanc M, Xin W, Silver K, Swoboda KJ. "Correction: Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood: Retrospective Genetic Study and Genotype-Phenotype Correlations in 187 Subjects from the US AHCF Registry." PloS one. 2015 10(8):e0137370. Epub 2015 Aug 31.

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Neurology, Neurology - RGH (SMD) - Primary

Specialties

Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Education

MD | Medicine | Einstein College Medicine1989
PhD | Pathology | Northwestern Univ Medical Sch1985
BA | Biology | St Univ at Albany1979

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Residency in Neurology at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surg07/01/1990 - 06/30/1993
Internship in Internal Medicine Internship/completed. at Montefiore University Hospital/UPMC07/01/1989 - 06/30/1990