Saturday, April 2, 2022
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Ever wonder what it’s really like to undergo Deep Brain Stimulation?
Have questions about patients’ pre-op and operating room experiences?
Want to know whether actual patients are pleased with their results?
Wish you could talk to someone who’s actually experienced DBS?
This is your golden opportunity to do just that!
We’ll start with
An Overview of Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery
..how it works and how the surgical procedure is performed
presented by Neurosurgeon Dr. Patrick Senatus
Medical Director of the DBS Program
at Hartford Healthcare’s Ayer Neuroscience Institute
A panel of 8 of our group members who’ve undergone DBS
They will discuss their journey and respond to your questions!
We’ll end with a brief presentation and update
on a cutting-edge Yale research study using PET imaging
to investigate brain changes in ET with a new biomarker
presented by Dr. Sheida Koohsari, Yale PET Center
Department of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging
Yale University School of Medicine
Dr. Patrick Senatus is Medical Director of the Deep Brain Stimulation Clinic at Hartford Healthcare’s Ayer Neuroscience Institute, as well as Owner of a New York City Practice Altus Neurosurgery & Spine, LLC. Prior to these positions, he was a neurosurgeon for Eastern Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine and in the Neurosurgery Department of the UCONN Medical Group.
Dr. Senatus received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biochemical Sciences (Magna Cum Laude) from Harvard College, a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Neurobiology from Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and a Doctor of Medicine Degree from Harvard Medical School.
In addition to numerous awards and honors, his past academic appointments include Chief of Neurosurgery at Eastern Connecticut Health Network, Assistant Clinical Professor at Yale New Haven Hospital, Graduate School Faculty at UCONN’s Department of Neuroscience, Assistant Professor of Surgery for the Division of Neurosurgery at UCONN Health Center, Director of Functional and Restorative Neurosurgery at UCONN Health Center’s Department of Surgery, Clinical Fellow in Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery at Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Neurological Restoration, and Chief Resident in Neurological Surgery at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center.
Inquiries are invited!
Registration is required no later than noon on Wednesday, March 30th!
To register or request information, email Helen Moser or submit the form below.
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