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    Naomi Salins, MD

    Movement Disorders (602) 406-6262

    Naomi Salins, MD, is a neurologist in the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center at Barrow Neurological Institute. She is board certified in neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

    Dr. Salins specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of involuntary movements, essential tremor, Parkinson’s disease and Parkinsonian syndromes, Huntington’s disease, dystonia, and ataxia. She is trained in managing patients with deep brain stimulation and the use of botulinum toxin (Botox) for various movement disorders. She is a member of the American Academy of Neurology and the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society.

    Dr. Salins received her medical degree from K.J. Somaiya Medical College and Research Centre. She completed her residency in neurology at University at Buffalo—The State University of New York and a fellowship in clinical movement disorders and deep brain stimulation at Barrow Neurological Institute.

    Her research interests include the presentation of symptoms in Parkinson’s disease and treatment outcomes.

    For more information or to request an appointment, please call (602) 406-6262.

    Fax: (602) 406-6261

    Education & Training
    • Fellowship, Barrow Neurological Institute, Movement Disorders, 2010-2012
    • Residency, University at Buffalo—The State University of New York, Neurology, 2006-2010
    • MD, K.J. Somaiya Medical College, 2004
    • MBBS, Mithibai College, 1998
    Professional Memberships
    • American Academy of Neurology
    • International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society
    Selected Publications
    1. Mirzadeh Z, Chapple K, Lambert M, Evidente VG, Mahant P, Ospina MC, Samanta J, Moguel-Cobos G, Salins N, Lieberman A, Tröster AI, Dhall R, Ponce FA. Parkinson’s disease outcomes after intraoperative CT-guided “asleep” deep brain stimulation in the globus pallidus internus. J Neurosurg. 2016;124(4):902-907.
    2. Lieberman A, Dhall R, Salins N, Sadreddin A, Moguel-Cobos G, Karis J, Krishnamurthi N. Finger displacement in Parkinson disease: up? down? sideways? Int J Neurosci. 2014;124(5):339-343.
    3. Lieberman A, Dhall R, Dhanani S, Salins N, Sadreddin A, Moguel-Cobos G, Pan D, Santiago A, Prigatano G, Krishnamurthi N, Tröster A. Distinguishing the tremor of Parkinson’s disease from essential tremor: finger displacement. Int J Neurosci. 2014;124(3):175-180.

    About Barrow Neurological Institute
    Since our doors opened as a regional specialty center in 1962, we have grown into one of the premier destinations in the world for neurology and neurosurgery. Our experienced, highly skilled, and comprehensive team of neurological specialists can provide you with a complete spectrum of care–from diagnosis through outpatient neurorehabilitation–under one roof. Barrow Neurological Institute: Discover. Educate. Heal.