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Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center - Richmond, VA

 

Parkinson's Disease

About the Program

The Southeast Parkinson's Disease Research, Education, and Clinical Center (PADRECC) at Richmond VAMC serves the southeastern region of the United States as a referral center providing comprehensive care to patients with Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders. There are 5 other PADRECCs located at other VAMCs around the country (Philadelphia, Houston, West Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Portland) and many satellite Consortium Centers at other VAMCs. 

The PADRECC offers a variety of clinical care services, education, and research opportunities for patients with:

  • Parkinson's disease¬†
  • essential tremor¬†
  • dystonia¬†
  • other movement disorders

Learn more about the VA's network of care for veterans with Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders.

Services Offered

Services offered by the Center include:

  • physician consultation for movement disorders and medication management¬†
  • multidisciplinary assessment and treatment by a neurologist specializing in movement disorders, registered nurses, rehabilitation physicians, a neuropsychologist, neurosurgeon, and referral to other services as needed
  • extensive evaluation and pre-operative testing to determine if a patient is an appropriate candidate for surgical treatment¬†
  • surgical treatment called Deep Brain Stimulation
  • support groups for patients and caregivers
  • educational materials and programs
  • telemedicine visits

For more information, visit the Richmond/Southeast PADRECC web site or call the Richmond VAMC at 804-675-5931.

Contact Info

Location

  • PADRECC - Parkinson Center
    Second floor, Room 2C-110

Contact Number(s)

  • 804-675-5931

Hours of Operation

  • Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:30pm