What consultations may be indicated for patients with Parkinson disease (PD)?

Updated: Jan 24, 2019
  • Author: Robert A Hauser, MD, MBA; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
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Generally, patients with Parkinson disease are best treated and monitored by a neurologist or movement disorder specialist. Depending on the patient, consultations may include the following:

  • Neurosurgeon

  • Psychiatrist

  • Urologist

  • Physiatrist

  • Nutritionist

  • Otolaryngologist

  • Gastroenterologist

  • Speech therapist


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