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Associate Professor of Neurology Director of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorder Clinic and DBS Program
Director of the Information and Referral Center of American Parkinson Disease Association
Director of the Center of Excellence in CurePSP

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Tao Xie, MD, PhD

Tao Xie, MD, PhD, specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of various movement disorders, including Parkinson's disease (PD), progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP), multiple system atrophy (MSA), cortical basal ganglionic degeneration (CBGD), Huntington's disease (HD) and chorea, tremor, dystonia, hemifacial spasm, blepharospasm, tics, and Tourette syndrome. He uses medications, botulinum toxin injection and deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery for treatment of these neurological conditions.

In his clinical research, Dr. Xie studies the effectiveness of deep brain stimulation for the treatment of PD, tremor, and dystonia, and the use of DaTscan in the differential diagnosis of Parkinsonian syndrome. He is also actively involved in clinical trials for PD, PSP, dystonia, SCA6 and HD.

Dr. Xie is a physician in the University of Chicago Center for Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders. Dedicated as an Information and Referral Center by the American Parkinson Disease Association and a PSP Center of Excellence for Care, this multidisciplinary center combines clinical expertise with state-of-the-art therapies and groundbreaking research.

Specialties

Areas of Expertise

Education

Zhejiang University School of Medicine

Additional Education

  • Internship: Emory University
  • Residency: Emory University
  • Fellowship: New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Additional Graduate Degree(s): PhD, University of Hong Kong

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Academy of Neurology
  • Movement Disorder Society
  • Huntington
  • Parkinsons Disease Study Group
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI)
  • BCBS PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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At a Glance

Practicing Since2010

Board Certifications

  • Neurology

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Mandarin Chinese
  • Cantonese