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Roy Alcalay, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Division of Movement Disorders


  • BSc: Tel Aviv University, Israel
  • MD: Tel Aviv University, Israel
  • Internship: Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Neurology Training: Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
  • Movement Disorders fellowship: Columbia University, NY
  • MS: Columbia University, NY
Board Certification:
American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry (Neurology)

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Dr. Alcalay is a clinician and researcher whose practice and research focus on Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders, including tremor, dystonia, Tourette syndrome, myoclonus, ataxia and chorea. His primary research work involves the genetics and the epidemiology of Parkinson's disease.

Dr. Alcalay received a "Brookdale Foundation Leadership in Aging" fellowship award in 2010 to support his research into causes of Parkinson's disease. A member of the American Academy of Neurology and of the Movement Disorder Society, Dr. Alcalay has contributed to a range of original articles in leading medical research journals, including the The New England Journal of Medicine, Archives of Neurology, Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, Movement Disorders and Parkinsonism and Related Disorders.

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