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Deep Brain Stimulation Treatments for Parkinson's Disease

  • 09/12/2023
  • 7:00 PM
  • Virtual Event


  • Limited access + from 8/5/2023 through 9/12/2023 (at start of event)

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Speaker Series: DBS Treatments for Parkinson's Disease

September 12, 2023 7:00 PM EDT

Please join us as we discuss everything  you need to know about Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS). 

  • What is DBS? 
  • How has DBS evolved over time? 
  • Different devices used 
  • Potential Risks and what to consider prior to DBS surgery
  • The Qualification Process

About Dr. Drew Falconer, MD

Dr. Drew Falconer is board certified in neurology and is a fellowship-trained movement disorders specialist. He joined Inova Neurology in 2015 with the launch of the Inova Parkinson's and Movement Disorders Center where he serves as Medical Director. He specializes in the advanced care of patients with Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor, dystonia, Huntington's disease, tic disorders and other movement disorders. Dr. Falconer speaks nationally on various topics in Movement Disorders and is a respected national educator in Parkinson's Disease and DBS.

Dr. Falconer serves as Associate Professor of Neurology at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, Inova Campus.

He became interested in neurology and movement disorders after seeing the impact that quality, compassionate care combined with cutting-edge pharmacology and technology could have on a patient's condition. His goal is to work with his patients to restore the quality of life they deserve. He is additionally qualified in deep brain stimulation and botulinum toxin injections.

A native of New Orleans, Dr. Falconer currently resides in McLean, VA, with his wife and two children. In his spare time, he enjoys cooking, spending time outdoors, and LSU football.

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