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Parkinson's Disease

Parkinson's disease is a disorder of the brain that leads to shaking (tremors) and difficulty with walking, movement and coordination. It happens when the brain doesn't produce enough of a chemical called dopamine.

Programs + Services


Movement Disorders Program

Explore the Movement Disorders Program at Tufts Medical Center and learn about treatment for body tremors and more on involuntary muscle movement disorders.
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Neurorehabilitation Program

The Neurorehabilitation program offers diagnosis and treatment for people with cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, brain injuries and spinal cord injuries.
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Doctors + Care Team

Bryan K. Ho, MD

Bryan K. Ho, MD

Title(s): Director, Movement Disorders Program; Director, Medical Student Education; Neurologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Neurology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-4948
Fax #: 617-636-8199

Movement disorders

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Tinatin Chabrashvili, MD, PhD

Tinatin Chabrashvili, MD, PhD

Title(s): Director, Dementia Clinic; Neurologist; Associate Professor of Neurology, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Neurology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8015
Fax #: 617-636-8199

Vascular neurology, movement disorders, cognitive neurology, traumatic brain injury, neurorehabilitation

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Zachary W. Bohart, MD

Zachary W. Bohart, MD

Title(s): Adult Physiatrist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5631
Fax #: 617-636-2551

Spasticity and tone management including stroke, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury

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