Expert Team

Cedars-Sinai’s multidisciplinary approach takes into consideration patients’ whole lives, including but not limited to the out-of-control movement of muscles. Patients with movement disorders also can suffer from depression, anxiety, cognitive problems, and speech and sleep problems. They may need physical and speech therapy, psychiatric help or social work support.

The Movement Disorders Program offers a comprehensive array of expertise in one place at one clinic: neurologists, neurosurgeons, neurophysiologists, neuroradiologists, neuropsychologists, psychiatrists, movement disorders nurses, physical and occupational therapists and speech therapists.

The dedicated team, expert in all aspects of the diagnosis and treatment of Parkinson’s disease and related movement disorders, is led by:

Many of the physicians who have medical staff privileges to practice medicine at
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center are independent physicians, and not employees or agents of the hospital. These independent physicians bill separately for their services. You should contact your physician to determine their status and billing practices.

Program Team

Michele Tagliati, MD

Director Movement Disorders Program
Professor Neurology

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Adam N. Mamelak, MD

Co-Director Pituitary Center
Director Functional Neurosurgery Program

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Echo E. Tan, MD


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