Dr. Subhashie Sarathkumara, MD

Neurological Movement Disorders  |  
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Age 45
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Dr. Subhashie Sarathkumara, MD
Dr. Wijemanne-Sarathkumara is an Assistant Professor of Neurology and a Movement Disorders specialist at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. She specializes in a variety of movement disorders including Parkinson's disease, atypical forms of parkinsonism such as Progressive supranuclear palsy, Corticobasal degeneration, Multiple system atrophy, as well as Essential tremor , Generalized dystonia, Cervical dystonia, Blepharospasm, Tourette syndrome, Ataxia, Tardive dyskinesia, Restless legs syndrome, Huntington's disease, Gait disorders and spasticity among others. She has expertise in preoperative evaluation of deep brain stimulation surgery and post operative programming, botulinum toxin injection and management of baclofen pump therapy. Wijemanne,S, MD, Vijayakumar,D, MD, Jankovic,J, MD. Apraclonidine in the treatment of ptosis (in press). Dhanya Vijayakumar, MD, Subhashie Wijemanne, MD, Joseph Jankovic, MD. Treatment of Blepharospasm with Apraclonidine. Journal of the Neurological Sciences. November 2016. Wijemanne, S, Jankovic, J, Evans, R.Movement Disorders From the use of Metoclopramide and Other Antiemetics in the Treatment of Migraine. Headache 2016 Jan;56(1):153-61. Wijemanne S, Jankovic J. Dopa responsive dystonia: Clinical and genetic heterogeneity. Nat Rev Neurol. 2015 Jul;11(7):414-24. Wijemanne S, Shulman, J, Jimenez-Shahed, J, Curry, D, Jankovic, J. SPG11 mutations associated with a complex phenotype resembling dopa-re.sponsive. Move Disord Clinical Practice 28 APR 2015 DOI: 10.1002/mdc3.12144. Wijemanne S. Jankovic J. Restless legs syndrome: clinical characteristics, diagnosis and treatment. Sleep Med. 2015 Jun;16(6):678-90. Wijemanne S. Jankovic J. Movement disorders in catatonia. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2015 Aug;86(8):825-32. Wijemanne S, Joohi Jimenez-Shahed. Improvement in Dystonic Camptocormia following Botulinum toxin injection to the External Oblique Muscle. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders 2014 Oct;20(10):1106-7. Wijemanne S, Laura JC Wu, Joseph Jankovic The long-term efficacy and safety of fluphenazine in patients with Tourette syndrome. Mov Disord. 2014 Jan;29(1):126-30. Winnie W. Ooi, Subhashie Wijemanne, Christine B. Thomas, Martha Quezado, Charles R. Brown, and Theodore E. Nash. A Calcified Taenia solium Granuloma Associated with RecurrentPerilesional Edema Causing Refractory Seizures: Histopathological Features. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2011 Sep;85(3):460-463. Wijemanne S, Joseph Jankovic. Hemidystonia and Hemiatrophy syndrome. Mov Disord 2008;24(4):581-587.Wijemanne S, Joseph Jankovic. Hemiparkinsonism and Hemiatrophy syndrome. Neurology 2007;69:1585-1594.Abdeali Alibhoy, Subhashie Wijemanne, Ranjanie Gamage. Paroxysmal kinesigenic dyskinesia. Ceylon Med J. 2006 Mar;51(1):36-7.

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8300 Floyd Curl Dr

San Antonio, TX 78229

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(210) 450-9700

Dr. Subhashie Sarathkumara, MD

Dr. Subhashie Sarathkumara, MD

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  • Specializes in Neurological Movement Disorders
  • Board certified in Neurology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Neurological Movement Disorders
  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Ataxia
  • Benign Essential Blepharospasm
  • Catatonia
  • Cervical Dystonia
  • Corticobasal Degeneration
  • Drug-Induced Movement Disorders
  • Dystonia
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) With Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Myoclonus
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Periodic Limb Movement Disease
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Psychogenic Movement Disorders
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Spasmodic Torticollis
  • Spasticity
  • Stiff-Man Syndrome
  • Tardive Dyskinesia
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Tremor
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Procedures

  • Baclofen Pump Therapy
  • Botulinum Toxin Injection
  • Deep Brain Stimulation Evaluation
  • Deep Brain Stimulator Programming

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University of Peradeniya / Faculty of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Lahey Clin & Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Tufts University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Baylor College Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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University Health System
4502 Medical Dr
San Antonio, TX 78229
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