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One of America's Top Doctors:

Cheryl Waters, MD FRC P(C)
Albert B and Judith L. Glickman Professor of Neurology at CUMC
Chief of Clinical Practice and Services


  • MD: University of Toronto
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Neurology Training University of Toronto
  • Fellowship: Clinical Pharmacology, University of Toronto
Board Certification:
American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry (Neurology)
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

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Cheryl Waters MD FRCP(C), holds bachelors and masters degrees in Pharmacology from the University of Toronto, where she studied dopamine receptor function with Philip Seeman. She completed medical school at University of Toronto, an internship at University of Chicago , and returned to Toronto for Internal Medicine, Neurology and a fellowship in Clinical Pharmacology. She moved to California and developed the Movement Disorder Program at the University of Southern California. Dr. Waters then moved to New York to take on her current position as Chief of Clinical Practice and Services in the Division of Movement Disorders. She has been involved in research on the genetics of Parkinson's disease and the treatment of this disorder. She has authored numerous articles and book chapters and a book just printed in its sixth edition: Diagnosis and Management of Parkinson's Disease. She has been an investigator in numerous studies involving a variety of new medical and surgical treatments. She is the first to hold the Albert B. and Judith L. Glickman Chair in Neurology.

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