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

Accepting new patients

  • John Hammerstad, M.D. Professor of Basic Research of Movement Disorders
  • Associate Professor of Neurology, School of Medicine

Expertise

  • Neurology

Special focus

  • Parkinson's and Movement Disorders

Locations and contact

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About me

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.

Languages spoken

  • English

Education and training

    • Ph.D., 2003, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
    • M.D., 2003, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
  • Residency

    • Neurology, Brigham & Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, 2007
  • Fellowship

    • Movement disorders, Brigham & Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, 2008
  • Certifications

    • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2008

Memberships and associations:

  • American Academy of Neurology
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Ratings and reviews

Overall: 4.9 out of 5 (68 Ratings, 37 Reviews)

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