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

Our Movement Disorder Program focuses on Parkinson’s and other movement disorders. Providing a swift, precise diagnosis, and treatment to optimize your quality of life.
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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

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

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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Yosbelkys Martin-Paez, MD

Yosbelkys Martin-Paez, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Ophthalmologist; Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurology, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Ophthalmology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-4604
Fax #: 617-636-4866

Neuro-ophthalmology, medical retina, retinal imaging, visual electrophysiology, optic nerve imaging and tomography

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Zachary W. Bohart, MD

Zachary W. Bohart, MD

Accepting New Patients

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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Research + Clinical Trials

A Randomized Controlled Study to Compare the Safety and Efficacy of IPX203 with Immediate-Release Carbidopa-Levodopa in Parkinson’s Disease Patients with Motor Fluctuations

The aim of this study is to test the safety and efficacy of IPX203 compared to IR CD-LD in participants with Parkinson’s disease. IPX203 is an investigational extended-release (i.e. releases drug more slowly) capsule formulation of carbidopa-levodopa (CD-LD) administered orally (by mouth).

IPX203 is being investigated to determine whether the drug is safe and potentially has a better effect than currently approved IR CD-LD. If successful, the drug could possibly improve the daily control of motor symptoms in people with Parkinson’s disease. 

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