If you are living with Parkinson’s disease, it is recommended that you receive treatment from a neurologist who has specialized training in movement disorders. The NeuroMedical Center offers three movement disorder specialists who are highly experienced diagnosing and treating Parkinson’s. Dr. Gerald J. Calegan, Dr. B. Glenn Kidder, and Dr. Rebecca E. Whiddon remain on the cutting-edge of knowledge and treatment of Parkinson’s and other movement disorders, and with access to advanced diagnostic services, are best equipped to tailor a plan of care for your specific needs.
Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) for Parkinson’s Disease
The NeuroMedical Center’s Deep Brain Stimulation Program
The NeuroMedical Center offers Baton Rouge’s first and only Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Program for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. Neurologist, Dr. Gerald J. Calegan, along with neurosurgeon, Dr. Paul J. Waguespack, launched the program in 2007 and have successfully performed over 300 successful DBS surgeries.
If your medications aren’t working as well as they used to, DBS may be right for you. Watch our video library to see actual patient testimonials and life-changing results!