The Parkinson's & Movement Disorder Institute - Fountain Valley, Long Beach, California
Devin K. Binder, M.D., Ph.D.
Professional/Academic Accomplishments and Recognition
- A.B., Harvard University, 1991
- Ph.D. in Neurobiology, Duke University, 1998
- M.D., Duke University, 1999
- Surgical Internship, University of California, San Francisco, 1999-2000
Residency in Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, 2000-2005
- Director, Epilepsy and Functional Neurosurgery Service, University of California, Irvine, 2006-2009
- Member, American Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
- Excellence in Teaching Award, UCI School of Medicine, 2009
- Gold Star Award, UCI Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society, 2009
- Research Associates Dean's Junior Physician/Scientist Award, University of California, Irvine, 2007
- Faculty Career Development Award, University of California, Irvine, 2007
- Vesalius Award, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, 2007
- American Epilepsy Society/Milken Family Foundation Early Career Physician Scientist Award, 2006
- William P. Van Wagenen Fellowship, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, 2005
- American Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery Resident Award, 2003
- UCSF Teaching to Teach award, graduating medical school class of 2002
- Most Valuable Intern Award, San Francisco General Hospital, 2000
- Merck Manual Award (1st in class), Duke University School of Medicine, May 1999
- Alpha Omega Alpha (AΩA) medical honor society, Duke University (President 1994-1995)
- NIH Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) grant (1991-1999)
- Hoopes prize, Harvard University
In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Binder runs a National Institutes of Health-funded laboratory involved in developing novel diagnostic and therapeutic modalities for neurological disease. His work has been supported by numerous grants and awards.
Dr. Binder has published 77 peer-reviewed papers, 20 book chapters, and 3 books, and has been an invited speaker locally, nationally, and internationally. He has a special interest in deep brain stimulation (DBS) for movement disorders, having trained at the University of California, San Francisco with the top DBS team on the West Coast.
- D.K. Binder, G. Rau and P.A. Starr. 2003. Hemorrhagic complications of microelectrode-guided deep brain stimulation. Stereotact. Funct. Neurosurg. 80:28-31.
- D.K. Binder, G. Rau and P.A. Starr. 2005. Risk factors for hemorrhage during microelectrode-guided deep brain stimulator implantation for movement disorders. Neurosurgery 56:722-732.
- D.K. Binder, D.C. Sonne and N. Fischbein. 2010. Cranial nerves: anatomy, pathology and imaging. New York, NY: Thieme Scientific Publishers.
- A. Halim, L. Baumgartner and D.K. Binder. 2010. Effect of deep brain stimulation on autonomic dysfunction in patients with Parkinson’s disease (submitted for publication).
The Parkinson's & Movement Disorder Institute is made up of the following members:
Foremost, the physicians, research scientists and staff at the Parkinson's and Movement Disorders Institute all share the common goal of providing superior care to our patients in the treatment of neurological disorders affecting movement. It is our belief that people who must cope with symptoms or illness have enhanced quality of life when they understand their diagnosis and treatment plan,...
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