Dr. Seth L. Pullman, MD

Dr. Seth L. Pullman, MD

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Neurology | Male | 63 years old

Dr. Pullman is the Founder and Director of the Clinical Motor Control Physiology Laboratory and Co-director of the Center for Movement Disorders Surgery at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center. His research interests include disorders of central motor control in Parkinson's disease and related disorders. Dr. Pullman is a regular reviewer for Neurology, EEG Clinical Neurophysiology, Movement Disorders, Archives of Neurology, Journal of the Neurological Sciences, Muscle and Nerve, Neurobiology of Aging, and Epilepsia. The Motor Control Physiology Laboratory is on the 11th floor of the Neurological Institute. Under Dr. Pullman's direction, the aim of the lab is to investigate normal and abnormal motor function using clinically-oriented physiological testing and experimentation. Areas of research include movement analysis, brainstem and spinal reflexes, botulinum toxin injections into limbs, intraoperative single unit recordings during functional neurosurgery, mathematical modeling, and artificial intelligence approaches to clinical and physiological data. Current projects include sophisticated diagnosis-oriented tremor analysis, back averaging EEG to EMG and polymyography, handwriting and spiral analysis, transcranial magnetic motor evoked responses, reaction time and movement speed analysis in patients undergoing surgery for Parkinson's disease, intraoperative monitoring during pallidotomy and diagnostic neural network paradigm development. Dr. Pullman is Director of the Clinical Motor Physiology LaboratoryRead more

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Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Neuromuscular Medicine

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  • Neurology

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nystagmus
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Syncope
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertigo

Procedures Performed

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation

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Education

  • Medical School
    McGill University / Faculty of Medicine

    Graduated in 1979

  • Internship Hospital
    Royal Victoria Hospital

    Completed in 1980

  • Residency Hospital
    Montreal Neur Institute

    Completed in 1983

  • Fellowship Hospital
    National Institute Health

    Completed in 1986

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • English

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  • Specializes in Neurology
  • Board certified in Neurology
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Dr. Pullman is the Founder and Director of the Clinical Motor Control Physiology Laboratory and Co-director of the Center for Movement Disorders Surgery at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center. His research interests include disorders of central motor control in Parkinson's disease and related disorders. Dr. Pullman is a regular reviewer for Neurology, EEG Clinical Neurophysiology, Movement Disorders, Archives of Neurology, Journal of the Neurological Sciences, Muscle and Nerve, Neurobiology of Aging, and Epilepsia.

The Motor Control Physiology Laboratory is on the 11th floor of the Neurological Institute. Under Dr. Pullman's direction, the aim of the lab is to investigate normal and abnormal motor function using clinically-oriented physiological testing and experimentation. Areas of research include movement analysis, brainstem and spinal reflexes, botulinum toxin injections into limbs, intraoperative single unit recordings during functional neurosurgery, mathematical modeling, and artificial intelligence approaches to clinical and physiological data. Current projects include sophisticated diagnosis-oriented tremor analysis, back averaging EEG to EMG and polymyography, handwriting and spiral analysis, transcranial magnetic motor evoked responses, reaction time and movement speed analysis in patients undergoing surgery for Parkinson's disease, intraoperative monitoring during pallidotomy and diagnostic neural network paradigm development.

Dr. Pullman is Director of the Clinical Motor Physiology Laboratory