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Biography

Gerson Suarez-Cedeno, MD  performed his medical school studies at the Universidad de Antioquia Medical School of Medellin, Colombia. While there, he worked on in vitro research of the neuroprotective effects of antioxidants against toxins that cause Parkinson-like diseases. After graduating he worked as a primary care physician and community educator for the Colombian Red Cross in the Amazon region. Afterward, he moved to the United States for his postgraduate neurology residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. During this time, he worked as a media ambassador promoting the stroke community outreach program and also completed the physician education graduate program at the University of Texas Medical Education Department.  Dr. Suarez-Cedeno performed a 2 year Movement Disorders Fellowship at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine where he also  worked on the implementation of  telemedicine as a clinical teaching tool at the fellowship level, participated in medical school and interprofessional teaching activities and completed the Science of Clinical Investigation training graduate  program at the Bloomberg School of Public Health. 
 
Dr. Suarez- Cedeno treats patients with Movement Disorders such as tremors, Parkinson's Disease, tics, dystonias, Huntington's disease and ataxias as well as botulinum toxin injections and deep brain stimulation management. He is interested in medical education, health disparities and clinical trials in Movement Disorders.