Tue, Nov 08|
Lunch with Dr. Barbu
Please join us for our "Lunch with Dr. Barbu"
Time & Location
Nov 08, 2022, 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM
Knoxville, 770 Broome Rd NW, Knoxville, TN 37909, USA
About The Event
Shadi Barbu, MD, is a movement disorder specialist at the University of Tennessee Medical Center's Cole Center for Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders. She is board certified in neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Barbu’s clinical expertise includes caring for patients with Parkinson’s disease and all other movement disorders. She is trained in managing patients with deep brain stimulation and the use of botulinum toxin for various movement disorders. She is a member of the American Academy of Neurology and the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society. Dr. Barbu earned her medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University. She completed her neurology residency at the Barrow Neurological Institute, where she also pursued fellowship training in clinical movement disorders and deep brain stimulation. Dr. Barbu’s research interests include risk and protective factors for the development and progression of Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders and further exploring the role of deep brain stimulation in the management of movement disorders. She was involved in several clinical trials of pharmaceuticals to potentially treat Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders.