Florida Tourette Doctor Diagnoses and Treats a Rare Movement Disorder

Dr. Irene Malaty was featured in a recent Orlando based news story for her heroic efforts on behalf of one of her patients. Dr. Malaty runs an interdisciplinary clinical-research enterprise for Tourette and tic disorder patients at the University of Florida Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration. Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood is an incredibly rare disorder that most neurologists never see a case of.

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Michael Okun

Professor of Neurology, expert on Parkinson's disease and other basal ganglia disorders, deep brain stimulation, author of over 300 research papers and the bestselling book…

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