In this episode of Dr. Gilbert Hosts, Dr. Gilbert will speak with Movement Disorders Specialist Lynda Nwabuobi, MD, about what you need to know when you are first diagnosed with PD so you can better understand your disease and take a proactive approach to your health care. Register now for this American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) webinar, taking place on March 31, 10am PT.
Topics will include:
- How does my doctor know that I really have PD?
- Are there any tests to determine if a person has PD?
- What is a movement disorders specialist and should I see one?
- Are there other health professionals I need to see?
- Are my symptoms going to get worse?
About the speaker:
Dr. Lynda Nwabuobi is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology and Assistant Attending Neurologist at New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical College, specializing in Parkinson’s disease and Movement Disorders.
Dr. Nwabuobi earned her MD from NYU School of Medicine where she also completed her Neurology residency training. She went on to complete a two-year Movement Disorders fellowship at Columbia University Irving Medical Center under the mentorship of Dr. Stanley Fahn. She has published in many peer-reviewed journals and has presented her work at national and international conferences.
Dr. Nwabuobi offers compassionate and personalized care in Movement Disorders including Parkinson’s disease and related disorders. She also participates in clinical trials to find better ways to prevent, screen for, diagnose, and treat these diseases, with the hope of improving symptoms and quality of life for her patients and their families.
About the webinar
This live broadcast will be streamed via YouTube. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about how to watch.