Am I a Candidate for DBS?
If you answer “Yes” to some of the questions below, please schedule an appointment with our neurologists today to discuss if DBS is right for you.
- Do you experience periods when medication is not helping enough and you are experiencing symptoms?
- Do you experience troubling dyskinesias (involuntary excessive movements)?
- Do you take frequent doses of dopaminergic drugs (Levodopa, Sinemet*, Stalevo*, Parcopa*) in a typical day?
- Despite having tried several drug combinations, do you experience any of the following troubling side effects: sleepiness, nausea, hallucinations, confusion/other thinking problems, lightheadedness upon standing, behavioral/personality changes?
To schedule an appointment
with a board-certified DBS specialist, please call (305) 243.2781,
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Eastern Time.