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Nina M. Browner, MD

The Bryson Distinguished Associate Professor of Neurology
Movement Disorders
Vice Chair for Education
Director, Neurology Residency Program
Director, Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence

Clinical Interests

Movement disorders; Parkinson’s disease; progressive supranuclear palsy, multiple system atrophy, cortical basal ganglionic degeneration, tremor; restless leg syndrome; tics; Tourette Syndrome; dystonia; myoclonus; ataxia; Huntington disease; chorea; tardive dyskinesia; hemifacial spasm; stereotypies; stiff-person syndrome, treatment with Botulinum toxin A and B types.

Clinical Research Interests

Movement disorders phenomenology, gait abnormalities in patients with Parkinson’s disease and parkinsonism; functional MRI imaging in Parkinson’s disease and parkinsonism, non–motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.


Diplomate in Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2008


M.D. with Highest Honors
Sechenov’s Moscow Medical Academy, 1999

Postdoctoral research fellowship in functional MRI
Johns Hopkins Hospital, 2002

Internship in Internal Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 2003

Residency in Neurology
Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 2006

Fellowship in Movement Disorders
Columbia University Medical Center, 2008

Professional Organization Memberships

  • American Academy of Neurology
  • Movement Disorders Society
  • Parkinson Study Group


Parkinson’s Foundation Center of Excellence

Nina Browner