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Melanie K. Braun, M.D.

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Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 341-7500

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Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting

Neurology

Biography

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 after receiving her Bachelors in Biology from Ithaca College in 2011. 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 in 2022 where she specializes in movement disorders including Parkinson's Disease, Essential Tremor, Huntington's Disease, ataxia, and dystonia. Outside of clinical work, she is passionate about medical education and is currently the associate director of the neurology clerkship at the University of Rochester.

Credentials

Specialties

  • Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology

Education

2016
MD | University of Rochester School of Medicine/Dentistry

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2020 - 06/30/2022
Fellowship in Movement Disorders at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/2017 - 06/30/2020
Residency in Neurology at University of Rochester Medical Center

06/15/2016 - 06/30/2017
Internship in Neurology at University of Rochester Medical Center

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Awards

2020 - 2022
Parkinson's Foundation Movement Disorders Fellowship, selected fellow
Location: University of Rochester Medical Center

2016
Robert J. Joynt, M.D., Ph.D. Prize for Excellence in Clinical Neurology
Location: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

2015
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
Location: Univeristy of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

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Publications

Journal Articles

1/14/2020
Kelly MS, Mooney CJ, Rosati JF, Braun MK, Thompson Stone R. "Education Research: The Narrative Evaluation Quality Instrument: Development of a tool to assess the assessor." Neurology.. 2020 Jan 14; 94(2):91-95.

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