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Morton Plant Hospital Hosts Deep Brain Stimulation Health Seminar for Parkinson's Disease and Essential Tremor

Join neurologist Michael Andriola, MD, and neurosurgeon Dean Gobo, MD, for an informative health seminar on the benefits and risks of deep brain stimulation (DBS) therapy for advanced Parkinson’s disease and essential tremor.  

Wednesday, February 1, 2012, 10 a.m. - Noon

Morton Plant Hospital, PTAK Orthopaedic and Neuroscience Pavilion, Conference Room 114

430 Morton Plant St., Clearwater, FL

Deep brain stimulation (DBS), “pacemaker for the brain”, is a surgical  treatment option for patients with advanced Parkinson’s disease and essential tremor. DBS is shown to greatly reduce tremors, rigidity, and slowness of movement and stiffness, decrease medications and improve their quality of life.

To register for this seminar, call (727) 953-6877 or visit

Light refreshments will be served.