We are excited to welcome Dr. Ludy Shih to the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorder Center at Boston University Medical Center (BUMC). Dr. Shih has been named the director of the Deep Brain Stimulation Program and will be actively engaged in teaching, patient care and clinical research.
Dr. Ludy Shih is board-certified in Neurology. After receiving her medical degree from the University of California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, she completed her internship, Neurology residency and Movement Disorders fellowship at Harvard/Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston. Prior to joining the Movement Disorders section at BUMC Dr. Shih was on faculty of Harvard Medical School as Assistant Professor of Neurology and Director of the Deep Brain Stimulation Program at BIDMC.
Dr. Shih’s interests include clinical and translational research for developing novel treatments for tremor, gait, Parkinson’s disease and related disorders, including atypical parkinsonisms, and ataxia. She is a member of the Parkinson Study Group (PSG), Tremor Research Group, Movement Disorder Society, American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and American Neurological Association (ANA). She has previously served on the Medical Advisory Board for the International Essential Tremor Foundation and Steering Committee for the Registry for Advancement of Deep Brain Stimulation Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease.
Dr. Shih is actively involved in the training of movement disorders fellows, residents and medical students.