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Christopher G. Tarolli, M.D.

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Appointment: (585) 341-7500

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Professional Background

Dr. Tarolli graduated from Syracuse University in 2003 and received his MD from SUNY Downstate College of Medicine in 2012. He completed his internship in internal medicine and residency in neurology at the University of Rochester Medical Center and graduated in 2016. Dr. Tarolli completed a fellowship in movement disorders and experimental therapeutics of neurological disease in 2018. He joined the faculty in 2018 and specializes in the care of individuals with Parkinson disease, atypical parkinsonian syndromes, and Huntington disease.

Beyond clinical work, Dr. Tarolli is a neurological educator and is the Associate Director of the Mind, Brain, Behavior neuroscience course at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He is also involved in clinical research focusing on novel technologies, practice-based research, and palliative care in individuals with Parkinson disease and other movement disorders.



  • Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

06/13/2012 - 06/30/2016
Residency in Neurology at University of Rochester Medical Center - GME Office

7/1/2016 - 06/30/2018
Fellowship in Movement Disorders at University of Rochester Medical Center - GME Office


Journal Articles

Tarolli CG, Józefowicz RF. "Managing Neurophobia: How Can We Meet the Current and Future Needs of Our Students?" Seminars in neurology.. 2018 Aug 0; 38(4):407-412. Epub 2018 Aug 20.

Zhan A, Mohan S, Tarolli C, Schneider RB, Adams JL, Sharma S, Elson MJ, Spear KL, Glidden AM, Little MA, Terzis A, Dorsey ER, Saria S. "Using Smartphones and Machine Learning to Quantify Parkinson Disease Severity: The Mobile Parkinson Disease Score." JAMA neurology.. 2018 Jul 1; 75(7):876-880.

Adams JL, Dinesh K, Xiong M, Tarolli CG, Sharma S, Sheth N, Aranyosi AJ, Zhu W, Goldenthal S, Biglan KM, Dorsey ER, Sharma G. "Multiple wearable sensors in Parkinson and Huntington disease individuals: a pilot study in clinic and at home". Digital Biomarkers. 2017; 1: 52-63.