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Toni Pearson, MD
Instructor in Neurology
Division of Child Neurology and Division of Movement Disorders


  • MD: University of Adelaide, Australia
  • Residency: Children's Hospital at Westmead (Sydney, Australia) Montreal Children's Hospital (Canada), Neurological Institute, Columbia University Medical Center (NY)
  • Fellowship (Movement Disorders): Neurological Institute, Columbia University Medical Center
Board Certification:
American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry (Child Neurology)

Telephone (for appointments): 646-426-3876
Office Telephone: 212-342-6867

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Dr. Pearson is a child neurologist with specialty training in movement disorders. She evaluates and treats children with dystonia, tics, chorea, ataxia, parkinsonism, tremor, myoclonus, hypotonia, involuntary movements, and other movement abnormalities.

In addition to seeing pediatric patients with movement disorders, Dr. Pearson is a member of the Columbia University Motor Performance Laboratory ( Her research is focused on mechanisms of normal motor learning and motor recovery after brain injury in children.

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