The Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Program is composed of nationally known physicians from a variety of disciplines, all specializing in the treatment of movement and psychiatric disorders. Our integrated approach helps to ensure seamless patient care. The DBS team includes movement disorder neurologists, neurosurgeons, psychiatrists, neuropsychologists, and administrative staff. We encourage referring physicians to contact us to discuss their patients, or to refer them for consultation.
To refer a patient for an appointment with our Deep Brain Stimulation team, please contact us at (617) 732-6858. We will ensure that our specialists see all patients promptly.
Michael Hayes, MD
Neurology - Movement Disorders
Michael Hayes, MD, came to the Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) to develop the DBS Program and to head the new Department of Neurology at South Shore Hospital as the Vice Chair of Community Neurology at BWH.
Rees Cosgrove, MD, FRCSC, FACS is an internationally acclaimed stereotactic and functional neurosurgeon with over 30 years of experience in the surgical treatment of Parkinson's disease, tremor, dystonia and other movement disorders.
Michael D. Fox, MD PhD is an Associate Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School, Raymond D. Adams Chair, and Founding Director of the Center for Brain Circuit Therapeutics at Brigham and Women's Hospital.
Jordan Paulson MD, is an Associate Neurologist at Brigham and Women's Hospital. He has expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of Parkinson's disease, Essential tremor and other Hyperkinetic movement disorders.
Sarah Christie, PA-C is the PA (Physician Assistant) who works with Dr. Cosgrove in the management of DBS patients. She is responsible for working with Dr. Cosgrove in evaluating candidates for DBS, as well as during the perioperative period for surgical patients.
Stanley Lyndon, MD
Stanley Lyndon, MD is the Director of Education, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, Center for Brain Circuit Therapeutics
Dr. Andreas Horn, Director of DBS Research for the Center for Brain Circuit Therapeutics, received an MD from Albert-Ludwigs University in Freiburg, Germany, and a PhD in medical neurosciences from Charité in Berlin. He completed post-doctoral fellowships in medical neuroimaging at the Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience in Berlin, Germany, and at the Laboratory for Brain Network Imaging and Modulation at Harvard Medical School.