Dr. Anita Madan is a board-certified neurologist with clinical expertise in movement disorders, intraoperative recording for deep brain stimulation electrode placement and deep brain stimulation programming. She also specializes in spasticity management, including botulinum toxin injection and patient selection and programming of intrathecal baclofen pumps.
An assistant professor of neurology at UTHealth Medical School, Dr. Madan received her medical degree from Saba University School of Medicine in Saba, Netherlands Antilles, in 2004, after completing clinical rotations in hospitals in the United States. She was chief neurology resident at the UTHealth Medical School during the 2007-2008 academic year, and in 2010 completed a fellowship in movement disorders at the same institution.
She has served as co-investigator on several studies with principal investigator Mya Schiess, M.D., professor and vice chair of the department of Neurology and director of UT MOVE at UTHealth Medical School, a program focused on clinical care, education and basic science research on the neurological conditions of motor systems disruption.
Dr. Madan is fluent in French. She is a member of the Texas Neurological Society, the Movement Disorders Society and the American Academy of Neurology.
Dr. Madan's special interests include:
- Parkinson's disease
- Huntington's disease
- Wilson's disease
- Essential tremor
- Tourette syndrome
- Progressive supranuclear palsy