Special Interests: Stroke, movement disorders, deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery, intrathecal baclofen pumps, Botox, EMG/NCV

Dr. Kidder was born and raised in South Louisiana, a native of Lake Charles. He graduated from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, with a degree in zoology. Dr. Kidder earned his medical degree from the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson before moving to Texas to complete his internal medicine internship and neurology residency at the University of Texas Medical Center at Houston. While at UT, Dr. Kidder served as Chief Resident from 2008-2009.

Prior to returning to his South Louisiana roots to begin his practice at The NeuroMedical Center Clinic, Dr. Kidder finished a one-year fellowship in movement disorders. His training focused on the specialized treatment of neurodegenerative disorders like Parkinson’s Disease as well as dystonia, spasticity and tremors through advanced methods including deep brain stimulation (DBS), botox injections, and intrathecel baclofen pumps.

While a part of The NeuroMedical Center’s nationally-recognized movement disorder team, Dr. Kidder also serves his community as the Stroke Medical Director at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. 

OLOL’s Stroke Program is the region’s first Primary Stroke Center and has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark for Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers.  Every year, Dr. Kidder and the OLOL Stroke Program see more than 1,800 stroke patients and administer over 500 stroke screenings.

Dr. Kidder joined The NeuroMedical Center in 2010. He is currently accepting new patients.


Vitals Patients’ Choice Award, 2018

Compassionate Doctor Recognition, 2018

Healthgrades Honor Roll

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, 2001