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Vivek K. Unni, M.D., Ph.D.

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Specialty:
Neurology
Special Interest:
Parkinson's & Movement Disorders
Accepting Patients:
Yes
Languages:
English

"I enjoy working with people with movement disorders like Parkinson’s Disease, and their families, because we have so many approaches now to make the quality of their lives better."

Biography

Dr. Unni has a special interest in taking care of people with Parkinson’s Disease and other disorders of movement. He has specific training in both the patient-care side and research aspects of these disorders. He enjoys treating people with these types of problems and working to make their lives better using the kind of team approach that is possible at OHSU.

Outside of medicine Dr. Unni’s time is primarily spent enjoying his family. His wife is a professor of biology and they have two children. Having recently moved to Portland from Boston, he spends much of his free time with them getting to know the area. He greatly enjoys reading, fishing and college football.

Education

  • Degrees:
    M.D., Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, 2003
    Ph.D., Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, 2003
  • Residency:
    Neurology, Brigham & Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, 2007
  • Fellowship:
    Movement Disorders, Brigham & Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, 2008
  • Certification:
    American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, 2008
 

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