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  • Am Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine

  • Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Clinical Focus


  • MD, S.U.N.Y., Stony Brook Sch. of Med

  • Internship, Internal Medicine
    Mount Sinai Hospital

  • Residency, Neurology
    Mount Sinai Hospital

  • Fellowship, Neuromuscular Dis
    New York Presbyterian Hospital


    Dr. Tse earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from the Brown University Program in Liberal Medical Education in 1991, and then graduated with an M.D. degree from SUNY Stony Brook Medical School in 1995. Dr. Tse completed a neurology residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center in 1999, and in the final year served as a Chief Resident. She then completed a fellowship in electromyography at the New York-Cornell Presbyterian Medical Center. She worked at Maimonides Hospital in Brooklyn from 2000 to 2002, where she saw a variety of movement disorders.

    Currently, as an Assistant Professor of Neurology in the Mount Sinai Movement Disorders Center, Dr. Tse sees patients with Parkinson's disease, tremor disorders, dystonia and other movement disorders.

    Dr. Tse is a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and a diplomate of the American Academy of Electrodiagnostic Medicine.


Koller WC, Tse W. Unmet medical needs in Parkinson's disease. Neurology 2004 Jan 13; 62(1 Suppl 1): S1-S8.

Tse W, Koller W, Olanow CW. Restless legs syndrome. In: Chaudhuri R, Odin P, Olanow CW, editors. Restless Legs Syndrome. New York, Taylor and Francis; 2004.

Halbig TD, Tse W, Olanow CW. Neuroprotective agents in Parkinson's disease: clinical evidence and caveats. Neurol Clin 2004 Oct; 22(3 Suppl): S1-S17.

Germano IM, Gracies JM, Weisz DJ, Tse W, Koller WC, Olanow CW. Unilateral stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus in Parkinson disease: a double-blind 12-month evaluation study. J Neurosurg 2004 Jul; 101(1): 36-42.

Tse W, Liu Y, Barthlen GM, Halbig TD, Tolgyesi SV, Gracies JM, Olanow CW, Koller WC. Clinical usefulness of the Parkinson's disease sleep scale. Parkinsonism Relat Disord 2005 Aug; 11(5): 317-21.

Hälbig TD, Assuras S, Creighton J, Borod JC, Tse W, Frisina PG, Voustianiouk A, Gracies JM, Olanow CW. Differential role of dopamine in emotional attention and memory: evidence from Parkinson's disease. Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society 2011 Aug; 26(9).

Hälbig TD, Creighton J, Assuras S, Borod JC, Tse W, Gracies JM, Foldi NS, Kaufmann H, Olanow CW, Voustianiouk A. Preserved emotional modulation of motor response time despite psychomotor slowing in young-old adults. The International journal of neuroscience 2011 Aug; 121(8).

Hälbig TD, Borod JC, Frisina PG, Tse W, Voustianiouk A, Olanow CW, Gracies JM. Emotional processing affects movement speed. Journal of neural transmission (Vienna, Austria : 1996) 2011 Sep; 118(9).

Tse W, Hälbig TD. Skin picking in Parkinson's disease: a behavioral side-effect of dopaminergic treatment?. Psychiatry and clinical neurosciences 2010 Apr; 64(2).

Frisina PG, Tse W, Hälbig TD, Libow LS. The pattern of cognitive-functional decline in elderly essential tremor patients: an exploratory-comparative study with Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease patients. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association 2009 May; 10(4).

Tse W, Frisina PG, Hälbig TD, Gracies JM, Liang L, Tarshish C, Lesser G, Neufeld R, Koller WC, Libow LS. The effects of withdrawal of dopaminergic medication in nursing home patients with advanced parkinsonism. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association 2008 Nov; 9(9).

Gracies JM, Tse W, Lugassy M, Frank J. Physical therapy in Parkinson's disease. Handbook of clinical neurology 2007; 84.

Tse W, Libow LS, Neufeld R, Lesser G, Frank J, Dolan S, Tarshish C, Gracies JM, Olanow CW, Koller WC, Hälbig TD. Prevalence of movement disorders in an elderly nursing home population. Archives of gerontology and geriatrics 2008; 46(3).

Tse W. Abnormal Movements and Incoordination. In: Sealfon S, Motiwala R, Stacy C, editors. Mount Sinai Expert Guides: Neurology. New York, John Wiley & Sons;.

Tse W. Parkinson's disease and essential tremor. In: Chai E, Morris J, Goldhirsch SL, Meier DE, editors. Geriatric Palliative Care. Oxford University Press;.

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Dr. Tse did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2015 and/or 2016: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

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