March 17, 2018 – Mid-Hudson/Albany Parkinson’s Symposium


Mid-Hudson/Albany Parkinson’s Symposium

March 17 ,2018
10:00am-2:00pm

Kaatsbaan International Dance Center
120 Broadway Tivoli, NY 12583
www.kaatsbaan.com

10:00 – 10:15 Registration, Welcome

10:15 – 11:00 “Everything You Need to Know about PD Meds”
Fabio Danisi, MD * Neurologist, Movement Disorder Specialist, Mid Hudson Regional Hospital

  • Standard treatments, timing, dosage
  • Drug-induced hallucinations etc.
  • New medications (Nuplazid, etc.)
  • Drug interactions with over the counter preparations
  • Holistic ltems
  • PDF Materials -Medication log

11:00- 11:15 – Break

11:15 -12:00 – Non-Drug PD Treatments”
Vishad Sukul, MD – Neurosurgeon
Albany Medical Group

  • Surgical Parkinson’s Options
  • Deep Brian Stimulation -Multiple options
  • Focused Ultrasound
  • Future of Parkinson Surgery
  • Duopa

2:00 – 2:45 – Light Lunch

2:45 – 1:15 – “Move lt or Lose lt!”
Anne Olin; Board Certified Dance/Movement therapist,
NYS Creative Arts Therapist

1:15 – 2:00 – Panel Discussion – Open Forum
Fabio Danisi, MD – MidHudson Regional Hospital
Vishul Dukul, MD -Albany Medical Center
Jennifer Durphy, MD – Albany Medical Center
Julie Pilitsis, MD, PhD- Surgeon, Albany Medical Group