Gerald J. Calegan, II, M.D.
10101 Park Rowe Avenue
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70810
Specializes in: All neurological disorders: movement disorders including Parkinson’s Disease, tremors and dystonia, Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS), Botox, Xeomin, Dysport.
Dr. Calegan is a native of South Louisiana. He graduated valedictorian from Woodlawn High School in Baton Rouge, and magna cum laude from Louisiana State University with a degree in Petroleum Engineering. Dr. Calegan earned his medical degree from Tulane University with honors in 2001 before leaving Louisiana to complete his neurology residency at the University of Alabama-Birmingham Medical Center where he served as Chief Resident in Neurology from 2004-2005. Before returning home to practice in Baton Rouge, Dr. Calegan completed a fellowship in Movement Disorders with a heavy emphasis on the treatment of Parkinson’s Disease and cutting-edge treatment options for movement disorders including Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) and Botulinum Toxin Injection (Botox).
Dr. Calegan joined The NeuroMedical Center in 2006, and alongside neurosurgeon Dr. Paul Waguespack, developed Baton Rouge’s first Deep Brain Stimulation Center to treat patients with Parkinson’s Disease, essential tremor, and dystonia.
Dr Calegan treats all neurologic conditions, and is actively engaged in clinical research. He has served as the primary investigator for several clinical trials at The NeuroMedical Center.
Dr. Calegan is an active member of several professional organizations including the American Academy of Neurology and the Movement Disorder Society.
Dr. Calegan is board certified in neurology and is currently accepting new patients.
Click to watch Dr. Calegan and his movement disorder team speak at the annual Parkinson’s conference hosted at Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.