Gerald J. Calegan, II, M.D.
Special Interests: Movement Disorders Including Parkinson’s Disease, Tremors and Dystonia; Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Surgery; 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. He believes in the importance of personally meeting with each and every one of his patients and their families in order to serve as an expert adviser in the sometimes difficult and confusing process of medical decision-making.
Dr. Calegan is an active member of several professional organizations including the American Academy of Neurology and the Movement Disorder Society.