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Sheng-Han Kuo, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Division of Movement Disorders


  • Medical School: National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, 2004
  • Internship: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 2006
  • Residency: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 2009
  • Fellowship: Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY, 2012
Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

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Dr. Kuo is a Movement Disorders specialist caring for patients with ataxia, Parkinson's disease, and tremor. He also sees patients with dystonia, Tourette's syndrome, myoclonus, and chorea. His primary clinical interest is ataxia, including hereditary ataxias, neurodegenerative ataxias, and acquired causes of ataxia.

In addition, Dr. Kuo is a physician-scientist focusing on research of cerebellar diseases and Parkinson's disease. He has investigated the cerebellar changes in the post-mortem tissues of patients with essential tremor, and is involved in the natural history study and clinical trials of spinocerebellar ataxias. He has published articles in Neurology, Movement Disorders, and the Journal of Neuroscience. Dr. Kuo is a recipient of the American Academy of Neurology Research Fellowship Award and the Parkinson's Disease Foundation Lucien Côté Early Investigator Award in Clinical Genetics.

Areas of Expertise:
Ataxia, Parkinson's disease, essential tremor, Tourette's syndrome, myoclonus, chorea, dystonia.

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