Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center

Darren R Gitelman, MD

Darren R Gitelman, MD

Adjunct Associate Professor of Neurology - Ken and Ruth Davee Department and Radiology


Clinic (for patients): 847-720-6464

1875 Dempster St
Suite 550
Park Ridge IL 60068

d-gitelman( at )

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Education and Certification

MD: Washington University (1985)
Internship: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, Medicine (1986)
Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in NYC, Internal Medicine (1988)
Fellowship: New York State Psychiatric Institute (1989)
Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital, Neurology (1992)
Fellowship: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston (1994)
Board Certification: Internal Medicine, Neurology


Description of Interests

My current research is to use sophisticated MRI imaging techniques to develop new ways of looking at the effects of Parkinson's disease on the brain. I am also the PI of several clinical trials in Alzheimer's disease.

Interests (Keywords)

Alzheimer's Disease; Dementia; Early onset dementia; Frontotemporal Dementia; Movement Disorders; Neurology; Parkinson’s disease; Quantitative MRI

Research and Publications


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