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Melanie K. Braun, M.D.

(Pronouns: she/her/hers)

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Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 341-7500

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting



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-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, Essential Tremor, Huntington's Disease, ataxia, and dystonia. 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.



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

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

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

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Journal Articles

Mooney CJ, Pascoe JM, Blatt AE, Lang VJ, Kelly MS, Braun MK, Burch JE, Stone RT. "Predictors of faculty narrative evaluation quality in medical school clerkships." Medical education.. 2022 Aug 11; Epub 2022 Aug 11.

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.