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UF Deep Brain Stimulation Program Covered in Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal on Tuesday published an article about Deep Brain Stimulation successes. Included were the currently U.S. approved indications such as Parkinson’s Disease, essential tremor and dystonia as well as experimental indications such as depression and Tourette syndrome. Dr. Okun and one of our patients were interviewed. Only…

Ten Common Questions Regarding Tourette Syndrome

By Irene Malaty M.D. 1.)     My doctor says I have tics.  Does that mean I have Tourette syndrome (TS)? Not everyone that has tics has Tourette syndrome. Tics are sudden recurrent non-rhythmic stereotypical movements or vocalizations that a person makes.  Most typically, a person experiences an urge…

Tourette Syndrome Specialty Clinic Available in Gainesville

The UFMDC has started a Tourette Syndrome clinic dedicated to those patients. If you would like to be seen in this clinic or refer someone, please call (352) 294-5400 or use our web form. EDIT: We now have a page about our interdisciplinary…