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Dr. Sarathkumara's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Sarathkumara "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. "
Neurological Movement Disorders
Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
Anterior Horn Disease
Benign Essential Blepharospasm
Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
Drug-Induced Movement Disorders
Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Low Back Pain
Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) With Orthostatic Hypotension
Periodic Limb Movement Disease
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
Psychogenic Movement Disorders
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Restless Leg Syndrome
Baclofen Pump Therapy
Botulinum Toxin Injection
Deep Brain Stimulation Evaluation
Deep Brain Stimulator Programming
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University of Peradeniya / Faculty of Medicine
Medical School | Graduated 2000
Lahey Clin & Med Ctr
Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
Baylor College Medicine
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014
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