Clinical Programs

Movement Disorders

The Movement Disorders Center provides consultation, diagnostics, and long-term care of patients with movement disorders. Movement disorders encompass a multitude of neurologic syndromes involving an excess of involuntary movements or reduced movements. The center is dedicated to providing a full range of coordinated treatment and support services to patients with the following neurological movement disorders:

  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Atypical Parkinson’s diseases: multisystem atrophy (MSA), Lewy body dementia (LBD), progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP), corticobasal degeneration (CBD)
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait disorders
  • Dystonia (torticollis, blepharospasm, Meige syndrome)
  • Hemifacial spasm
  • Huntington's disease
  • Tic disorders and Tourette’s
  • Chorea
  • Wilson’s Disease
  • Stiff Person Disease
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

The center offers a variety of comprehensive treatment options in order to develop individualized plans of care to address the specific needs of each patient. 

Rutgers Health offers additional support for individuals with Huntington’s disease at the Samuel L. Baily Huntington's Disease Family Service Center with locations in Newark, Piscataway, and Stratford, New Jersey. For more information about this specialty clinical center, please click here.

If you or a loved one is seeking diagnosis and treatment for any type of movement disorder, please make an appointment with the Movement Disorders Center by calling 973-972-2551.

Please bring with you the following form to your appointment:

Movement Disorders Patient IntakeForm

Our office is located at:

90 Bergen Street
Doctors Office Center, Suite 8100
Newark, NJ 07101-1709

For directions to our office, please click here.