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Matthew Stern, MD

Professor of Neurology

Phone: (215) 829-8560
Movement Disorders Center
Pennsylvania Hospital (PA HOSP)


Matthew B. Stern, M.D. is Director of the Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center at the University of Pennsylvania Health System located at Pennsylvania Hospital. He is Professor of Neurology at the University of Pennsylvania. He received his B.A. degreee from Harvard University and M.D. degree from Duke University. He completed his neurology training at the University of Pennsylvania before founding the Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center in 1982. The Center is now a National Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence and has been recognized with a Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Citation and Philadelphia City Council Resolution. Dr. Stern is the editor or co-editor of three textbooks on Parkinson's Disease and the author of numerous articles on Parkinson's Disease and related disorders. He is on the consulting and advisory boards of many pharmaceutical companies and serves as a reviewer of neurology journals. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Neurology and serves on its executive board of the Movement Disorders Section.


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