Stewart A Factor, DO

Stewart 
            A 
            Factor, 
                DO
Emory Clinic

Director, Emory Comprehensive Parkinson's Disease Center and the Movement Disorders Program

Professor of Neurology

Emory Healthcare Network Physician
Specialties:
Neurology (Board certified since 1989)
Office(s) Locations:
Emory Clinic at Executive Park
12 Executive Park Dr NE 5th Fl
Atlanta, GA 30329
404 778-3444
Hospital Affiliation(s):
Emory University Hospital
About Dr. Factor

Stewart Factor, DO is currently Professor of Neurology, Director of the Movement Disorders Program and Vance Lanier Chair of Neurology at Emory University School of Medicine.  He is currently a member of the American Academy of Neurology, American Neurological Association, Movement Disorder Society, Parkinson Study Group, Huntington Study Group, and the Dystonia Study Group.  He has held numerous committee memberships for the AAN, MDS, PSG and HSG.  Dr. Factor earned his undergraduate degree in Biology at the State University of New York at Stony Brook and his DO in Medicine at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine at Old Westbury.  He received his neurology training at Albany Medical Center in Albany, New York and Movement Disorders training at the University of Miami in Miami, Florida. Previous position was as Director of Movement Disorders at Albany Medical Center in Albany, New York. He has edited three textbooks: “Parkinson’s Disease: Diagnosis and Clinical Management” first & second editions and “Drug-induced Movement Disorders” as well as authoring numerous peer reviewed articles.  Current research projects include work in biomarkers for Parkinson’s disease, freezing of gait and tardive dyskinesia.

Year Started Practicing: 1988
Year Started Practicing at Emory: 2005
Education:
Medical School
New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, Old Westbury, NY

Internship
Suburban Medical Center, Oak Park, IL

Residency
Albany Medical College, Albany, NY

Fellowship
University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL