Department of Neurology

Department of Neurology
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Meredith Ann Spindler, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology
Department: Neurology

Contact information
330 South 9th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Office: (215)829-6708
Fax: (215)829-6606
B.A. (History)
New York University College of Arts and Sciences, 2002.
M.D. (Medicine)
New York University School of Medicine, 2006.
Cert (Clinical Research Certificate Program)
Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, 2012.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Internal Medicine, New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center, 2006-2007.
Resident in Neurology, New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center, 2007-2010.
Fellow in Movement Disorders, Philadelphia VA Medical Center and Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania, 2010-2012.
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2010.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Parkinson's Disease, Tremor, Dystonia, Botulinum toxin injections, Deep Brain Stimulation Programming, Telemedicine

Selected Publications

Smith Kara M, Spindler Meredith A: Uncommon applications of deep brain stimulation in hyperkinetic movement disorders. Tremor and other hyperkinetic movements (New York, N.Y.) 5: 278, Feb 2015 Notes: This citation has no number.

Achey Meredith, Aldred Jason L, Aljehani Noha, Bloem Bastiaan R, Biglan Kevin M, Chan Piu, Cubo Esther, Dorsey E Ray, Goetz Christopher G, Guttman Mark, Hassan Anhar, Khandhar Suketu M, Mari Zoltan, Spindler Meredith, Tanner Caroline M, van den Haak Pieter, Walker Richard, Wilkinson Jayne R: The past, present, and future of telemedicine for Parkinson's disease. Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society 29(7): 871-83, Jun 2014.

Spindler Meredith A, Galifianakis Nicholas B, Wilkinson Jayne R, Duda John E: Globus pallidus interna deep brain stimulation for tardive dyskinesia: case report and review of the literature. Parkinsonism & related disorders 19(2): 141-7, Feb 2013.

Bunting-Perry Lisette, Spindler Meredith, Robinson Keith M, Noorigian Joseph, Cianci Heather J, Duda John E: Laser light visual cueing for freezing of gait in Parkinson disease: A pilot study with male participants. Journal of rehabilitation research and development 50(2): 223-30, Apr 2013.

Spindler Meredith, Gooneratne Nalaka S, Siderowf Andrew, Duda John E, Cantor Charles, Dahodwala Nabila: Daytime sleepiness is associated with falls in Parkinson's disease. Journal of Parkinson's disease 3(3): 387-91, Jan 2013.

Spindler Meredith, Beal M Flint, Henchcliffe Claire: Coenzyme Q10 effects in neurodegenerative disease. Neuropsychiatric disease and treatment 5: 597-610, Nov 2009 Notes: This citation has no number.

Spindler M, Wilkinson J, Siderowf A. : Parkinson’s Disease. BMJ Point of Care/Best Practice Online Monograph 2011.

Spindler Meredith, Jacks Lindsay M, Chen Xi, Panageas Katherine, DeAngelis Lisa M, Avila Edward K: Spectrum of nonconvulsive status epilepticus in patients with cancer. Journal of clinical neurophysiology : official publication of the American Electroencephalographic Society 30(4): 339-43, Aug 2013.

Spindler M, Hummel E, Roberts T, Duda JE. : Pico-tesla external magnetic stimulation does not improve motor function in Parkinson's Disease. 16th International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders 2012.

Spindler M, Goetz W, Hummel E, Schwartz E, Cornew L, Roberts T, Duda J. : Magnetoencephalography in patients with Parkinson's Disease in the on- and off-medication states. 16th International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders. 2012.

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