When the medications are no longer enough? April 7, 20232:00PM
welcomes Dr. Casey Halpern from Penn Medicine
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Casey H. Halpern, MD, is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, and completed an internship in surgery, a residency in neurosurgery, and a fellowship in stereotactic and functional neurosurgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He most recently practiced at Stanford University where he developed one of the country's busiest and renowned movement disorder surgical programs. Dr. Halpern's clinical practice focuses on stereotactic and functional neurosurgery, including the surgical treatment of Parkinson's disease, essential tremor, epilepsy, Tourette syndrome, and dystonia. He has a particular focus on early onset Parkinson's disease using Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) and Focused Ultrasound for tremor. Dr. Halpern also leads a translational neuromodulation laboratory aimed to expand the field of stereotactic and functional neurosurgery to obesity, obsessive-compulsive disorder, addiction, depression, and other psychiatric conditions.