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Alfonso Fasano MD, PhD

Alfonso Fasano MD, PhD

Chair in Neuromodulation and Multi-Disciplinary Care, Neurologist, Co-Director of the Surgical Program,Movement Disorders Centre, Toronto Western Hospital Staff Neurologist, Hospital for the Sick Children, Professor of Medicine (Neurology), University of Toronto, Toronto, ON Canada

Dr. Alfonso Fasano holds the Chair in Neuromodulation and Multi-Disciplinary Care at the University of Toronto and University Health Network. He is a Professor in the Department of Medicine (Division of Neurology) at the University of Toronto. He is staff neurologist and co-director of the Surgical Program for Movement Disorders at Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network. He is also staff neurologist at the Hospital of Sick Children in Toronto. Dr. Fasano is a Clinician Investigator at the Krembil Research Institute and KITE – Toronto Rehabilitation Hospital. Dr. Fasano leads the Core E (closed-loop capabilities) of the CenteR for Advancing Neurotechnological Innovation to Application (CRANIA) and sits in the scientific advisory board of the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation and International Essential Tremor Foundation. He’s the chair of the Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus study group of and member of the study group on tremor of the International Parkinson Movement Disorders Society; he’s also member of the Tremor Research Group and the Parkinson Study Group.


Disclosure: Dr Fasano has received honoraria and/or research support from Abbott, Boston Scientific (sponsor of the INTREPID study), Ceregate, and Medtronic.