Movement and Inherited Neurological Disorders Unit Center of Excellence for Parkinson’s and Huntington’s Disease

The Movement and Inherited Neurological Disorders Unit provides diagnosis and comprehensive care to people with neurological movement disorders such as:

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The staff serving the Center includes 7 neurologists and 2 neuropsychologists, 8 nurse specialists, postgraduate neurologists, and a social worker. Staff members are committed to the care and treatment of patients (and families) affected by movement disorders. We have been designated a Center of Excellence by the National Parkinson Foundation and the Huntington’s Disease Society of America. We are active in clinical research aimed at slowing the progression of various movement disorders and finding alternative therapies to improve the quality of life for our patients.

Diagnosis and treatment services are available and include Deep Brain Stimulation neuropsychological testing services and consultations. We evaluate cognitive problems associated with neurolgical disorders such as:

  • Seizures
  • Brain tumors
  • MS
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • HIV encephalopathy
  • Head injury
  • Neurodegenerative diseases

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Where We Are Located

Movement and Inherited Neurological Disorders Unit
919 Westfall Rd
Building C, Suite 220
Rochester, NY 14618

Directions to the Movement and Inherited Neurological Disorders Unit


You may or may not require a referral in order to be seen by a specialist at the Movement and Inherited Neurological Disorders Unit. You will be advised at the time you schedule your appointment, or, you can check with your insurance carrier prior to making the appointment.


The Movement and Inherited Neurological Disorders Unit participates with Aetna, Blue Choice, Preferred Care, Medicare, Medicaid, and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rochester health plans. We accept cash, check, and most major credit cards for all applicable co-payments and personal balances due at the time of service. If you must cancel your appointment, please do so at least 24 hours in advance. Please arrive 20 minutes before your appointment.

To make an appointment call 585-341-7500 or fax 585-341-7510.

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Make a Donation

The Movement and Inherited Neurological Disorders Unit relies on outside funding to operate. All funds received by the Center are used exclusively for support of clinical and research operations (unless otherwise specified by the donor). Disease-specific contributions are encouraged and welcomed. All donations are tax deductible.

If you would like to help by making a contribution directly to the center, contact:

Janine Fitzpatrick
University of Rochester/ Neurology
1351 Mt. Hope Avenue, Suite 223
Rochester, NY 14620
Phone: 585-275-7430

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