Parkinson’s Pointers Live Webinar: “ABC’s of DBS”

april, 2019

04apr6:00 pm8:00 pmParkinson's Pointers Live Webinar: "ABC's of DBS"DBS: Deep Brain Stimulation

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Event Details

The Kensington Falls Church is sponsoring this live webinar on Parkinson’s.  The webinar will take place on Thursday, April 4th, at 6:00pm -8:00 pm at The Kensington.  As part of the Take Steps to Live Well With Parkinson’s series, this month’s topic is, “ABC’s of DBS (Deep Brain Stimulation)”.  Dr. Zachary Levine will lead the discussion and share powerful practical information in this live steamed webinar provided by the Parkinson Foundation of the National Capital Area (PFNCA).  To RSVP, please contact the PFNCA at: www.parkinsonfoundation.org or call 301-844-6510. Note: You are not required to donate to the PFNCA as this event is free and open to the public.

Dr. Zachary Levine, MD FAANS

Dr. Zachary T. Levine, M.D., is a board-certified neurosurgeon and Fellow of the American Academy of Neurological Surgery. He has advanced training in cranial base surgery and stereotactic/functional surgery for movement disorders and epilepsy. In addition, he has extensive experience in Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS), image-guided, computer-assisted microsurgery, minimally invasive spinal surgery and artificial disc replacement. He is the Director of Neurosurgery and Neurosciences at Holy Cross Hospital. Dr Levine has been a leader in the neuromodulation/DBS community worldwide.  Dr. Levine proctors other surgeons performing DBS, locally and internationally. He is a key opinion leader on the topic and served on the technical advisory board of the company that makes the only DBS devices approved for use by the FDA.

A graduate of Dartmouth College, Dr. Levine completed medical school at New York University School of Medicine in the honors program. He did his residency in neurological surgery at the George Washington University Hospital.  Dr. Levine has taught cranial base surgical approaches at national meetings. He collaborates with the National Institutes of Health, Medical Neurology Branch. His clinical research in skull base surgery, cerebrovascular surgery, and functional neurosurgery has been published in peer-reviewed journals and textbooks. He patented a technique for cellular transplantation in neurodegenerative diseases and movement disorders.

Dr. Levine serves on the medical advisory board of the Parkinson Foundation of the National Capital Area and is licensed in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia.

Time

(Thursday) 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location

The Kensington Falls Church

700 West Broad Street

Organizer

Kitty Janney

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