OHSU

Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson's

January 21, 2009

Expert:
Kim Burchiel, M.D.,
Chair of Neurosurgery, Oregon Health & Science University

Bruce Geis
Diagnosed with Parkinson's

Deep Brain Stimulation or DBS is a surgical treatment that requires the implantation of a medical device that sends electrical impulses to specific parts of the brain. Hear more about what DBS is doing for patients with Parkinson's from an OHSU expert and a patient who has undergone this procedure.