Dr. Huang received his medical degree from Shanghai Medical University in China and his PhD in Pharmacology from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston in 1994. He was the recipient of Deans Award for Academic Excellence Dr. Huangs main expertise is in the management of advanced Parkinsons disease, including complex pharmacotherapy and DBS therapy. As a neuropharmacologist, he has an in-depth understanding of how drugs work at various stages of Parkinsons disease, and potential drug-drug interactions. He works closely with functional neurosurgeons at Stanford and UCSF in evaluating candidates for DBS therapy. He performs DBS programming and medication adjustment after DBS surgery. Dr. Huangs other expertise include Botox therapy for dystonia and spasticity. After a stint as a neuropharmacologist working on stroke early detection and neuroprotection, he went back to finish his clinical training in 1997. He completed his internal medicine internship and neurology residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New York in 2001. This was followed by a two year movement disorder fellowship at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York focusing on the diagnosis and management of advanced Parkinsons disease and Deep Brain Stimulation DBS therapy. Dr. Huang joined the world-renowned Parkinsons Institute in 2003 as a movement disorder specialist. He left the Institute in 2009 and started his own clinic in Los Gatos to focus on PD patient management and education.
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