About the PUW > Dr. Ritesh Ramdhani

Dr. Ritesh Ramdhani completed his undergraduate training with Magna Cum Laude honors at New York University and obtained his medical degree from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He trained in neurology at Mount Sinai Medical Center where he served as chief resident. After completing a fellowship in Clinical Movement Disorders at Mount Sinai, he joined the faculty as Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery and Associate Director of the Movement Disorders Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Program.  He joined the faculty of the NYU Langone Neurology Department in 2017 as Assistant Professor and Director of the Movement Disorders Fellowship and the Fresco Post-Doctoral Fellowship. In 2019, he became the Director of the Deep Brain Stimulation Program and the Associate Director of the Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Division at Northwell Health. Dr. Ramdhani has cared for patients with a wide variety of movement disorders and worked in a multidisciplinary team that applied DBS in the treatment of refractory Parkinson's disease, Dystonia, Tremor, and myoclonus. His research included using neuroimaging techniques to investigate structural brain changes in patients with dystonia, as well as those with DBS. He is interested in studying the use of wearable sensor technology to improve upon on the application of advanced therapeutics for Parkinson’s Disease and other movement disorders.


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