A graduate of the NYU School of Medicine, Dr. Kopell completed his residency at NYU Medical Center. Dr. Kopell has undergone fellowship training in Functional and Restorative Neurosurgery at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and the University of Zurich. He founded and has led the Restorative Neuroscience Program at the Medical College of Wisconsin (Milwaukee, WI) where his team performed over 400 Deep Brain Stimulation cases for movement disorders. Furthermore, Dr. Kopell has participated and has been principal investigator in several clinical trials of emerging Neuromodulation technologies targeting such disorders as Parkinson's Disease, tremor, tinnitus, Tourette's Syndrome and Major Depression. Now the Director of the Center for Neuromodulation, Dr. Kopell has pioneered the use of intraoperative imaging during Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) cases to supplement the microelectrode recording typically done to make a procedure that is safer and quicker for patients.
Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) is widely recognized as the gold-standard treatment for patients with disabling motor symptoms from idiopathic Parkinson's Disease, Essential Tremor, and Dystonia that have become refractory to medical therapy. This neurosurgical procedure is available within a fully integrated multidisciplinary program through the Mount Sinai Medical Center.
In the News: Dr. Brian Kopell discusses the results of neuromodulation in The New York Daily News feature,The Daily Check Up.
MD, New York University School of Medicine
NYU Medical Center
NYU Medical Center
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
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