Peter Hedera, M.D., Ph.D.

Specialty Areas: Neurology |  Parkinson’s Disease & Movement Disorders |  LGBTQ Care |  Restorative Neuroscience

Areas of Interest: Parkinson's Disease | Dystonia | Wilson's Disease | Deep Brain Stimulation

"My goal is to provide state-of-the-art care for patients with neurologic movement disorders with compassionate service and shared-decision philosophy. "

Overview/Bio

Dr. Hedera is a board certified neurologist and medical geneticist who specializes in the management and treatment of movement disorders. His clinical interests include surgical therapies for Parkinson's disease, essential tremor and dystonia, and botulinum toxin procedures for dystonia and spasticity. He has 21 years of experience in the field of movement disorders and neurogenetic conditions.

Education & Training

M.D.
Medical School of Ian Amos Comenius University | Czechoslovakia | 1987

Ph.D.
Ian Amos Comenius University | Czechoslovakia | 2010


Fellowship
University of Michigan Medical Center | Neurogenetics/Movement Disorders | MI | 1999


Residency
University of Michigan Medical Center | Neurology | MI | 1998

University of Michigan Medical Center | Medical Genetics | MI | 2001


Internship
St. Luke's Medical Center | Medicine | OH | 1995

Languages: Slovak, Czech

Certifications

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology | American Board of Medical Genetics

School of Medicine

Raymond Lee Lebby Endowed Chair of Parkinson’s Disease Research Director, Movement Disorders Program

Professor

Department of Neurology

Areas of Interest

Parkinson's Disease | Dystonia | Wilson's Disease | Deep Brain Stimulation



Awards

  • 1999 Founder's Award of the American Academy of Neurology

Locations & Contact

Contact Info

UofL Physicians – Neurology

220 Abraham Flexner Way, 6th Floor
Louisville, KY 40202
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UofL Physicians – Parkinson’s Disease & Movement Disorders

UofL Health - Frazier Rehabilition Institute
220 Abraham Flexner Way, 6th Floor
Louisville, KY 40202
Get Directions
Call Us (502-588-4800)

Accepted Insurance

UofL Physicians participates in most major health plans in Kentucky. Coverage may vary by specialty. Coverage limitations are dependent on the terms of your personal health plan. This is not a guarantee that all services you receive will be covered by your health plan. Review your health plan provider directory and/or consult with your plan to confirm coverage.

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