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Dr. David Houghton, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in New Orleans, LA. He is 44 years old and has been practicing for 15 years.
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This content was provided by Dr. Houghton "Dr. David J. Houghton's clinical interests include all aspects of movement disorders including DBS and botulinum toxin injections, with particular attention to research trials and interdisciplinary clinics. His publications have appeared in peer-reviewed journals, an online medical text, a patient resource from the National Parkinson's Foundation and a textbook on deep brain stimulation (DBS) for Parkinson's disease. Dr. Houghton earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia and his Masters in Public Health in epidemiology at Emory University. He completed his internship and residency in neurology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. He completed fellowship training at the Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia. Prior to joining the staff at Ochsner Health System as Chief of the Division of Movement Disorders, Dr. Houghton was faculty member and the Neurology Residency Program Director at the University of Louisville in Kentucky."
Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Anterior Horn Disease
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Difficulty With Walking
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Low Back Pain
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Restless Leg Syndrome
Spinal Cord Injury
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Traumatic Brain Injury
Visual Field Defects
Nerve Block, Somatic
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Medical College of Georgia
Medical School | Graduated 2002
Hospitals Of The University Of Pennsylvania
Internship Hospital | Completed
Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
Residency Hospital | Completed
Fellowship Hospital | Completed
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
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