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					   Parkinson Association of Northern California
          and Medtronic Invite You to…

                        Parkinson’s Disease
                      Treatment Developments

               Thursday,                     Neng Huang, M.D.
                                             Movement Disorder Specialist

             July 30th 2009                  Parkinson’s Clinic of Northern California
                                             Offices in Los Gatos, Modesto & Napa
   10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
                                             Suketu Khandhar, M.D.
           Embassy Suites                    Neurologist
                                             Kaiser Permanente Sacramento

            Napa Valley                      Medical Center, Department
                                             of Neurology

     1075 California Blvd.
            Napa                             Paul Larson, M.D.
                                             Assistant Clinical Professor of
                                             Neurological Surgery Attending
   Sponsored by:                             Surgeon
                                             Neurosurgery & Parkinson’s Disease
                                             Research, Education and Clinical Center,
                                             San Francisco Veterans
                                             Affairs Hospital and Medical Center
                                             Principal Investigator
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Neng Huang, M.D., Ph.D.                                              Suketu M. Khandhar, M.D.
Movement Disorder Specialist                                         Neurologist – Kaiser Permanente
                                                                     Sacramento Medical Center,
Dr. Huang received his medical degree from                           Department of Neurology
Shanghai Medical University in China and

his PhD in Pharmacology from the University                                                                                              Parkinson’s
of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. He                             Dr. Khandhar received his medical
                                                                     degree from the St. George University

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completed his internal medicine internship

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and neurology residency at Long Island Jewish Medical                                      ,
                                                                     School of Medicine, in Grenada, West Indies. He complet-
Center in New York. This was followed by a two year                  ed his internal medicine internship at Graduate Hospital, in          Disease
movement disorder fellowship at Beth Israel Medical                  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and his neurology residency at
Center in New York focusing on the diagnosis and manage-             State University of New York, Upstate Medical Center, Col-
ment of advanced Parkinson’s disease and dystonia.                   lege of Medicine, in Syracuse, New York. This was followed           Treatment
Dr. Huang joined The Parkinson’s Institute and Clinical              by a two year movement disorder fellowship at UC San
Center in 2003 as a movement disorder specialist.                    Francisco, in San Francisco, California. Dr. Khandhar is a
Dr. Huang’s main expertise is in the pharmacological                 board-certified neurologist, certified by the American Board       Developments
treatment of movement disorders and deep brain stimula-              of Psychiatry and Neurology.
tion (DBS) therapy in Parkinson’s disease. He works closely          Born in Los Angeles at the Kaiser Permanente Medical
with functional neurosurgeons in evaluating candidates for           Center on Sunset Boulevard in Downtown Los Angeles,
DBS therapy. He performs DBS programming and medica-                 with health care provided by Kaiser throughout his life, Dr.
tion adjustments after DBS surgery. Dr. Huang recently               Khandhar is proud to be a Movement Disorder Special-
opened an independent Parkinson’s disease clinic in Los              ist in the Clinical Functional Neuroscience Program at
Gatos, California, with satellite offices in Modesto and Napa.       Kaiser Permanente Sacramento. Dr. Khandhar’s practice
                                                                     philosophy involves a multidisciplinary approach to a
                                                                     patient’s condition. For example, patients with Parkinson’s
                                                                     disease should have a neurologist, possibly a neurosurgeon,
                                                                     a neuropsychologist, the primary care physician, a physical
Paul S. Larson M.D.                                                  therapist and a speech therapist all working together to be     Thursday, July 30th 2009
Assistant Clinical Professor of                                      able to combat this progressive disorder. This should be
Neurological Surgery Attending                                       coupled with patient education and understanding of the        10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Surgeon – Neurosurgery &                                             disease. His philosophy also revolves around communica-
                                                                     tion, not only between the patient and his physician but
Parkinson’s Disease Research,                                        between the patient’s many physicians. He is currently the
Education and Clinical Center,                                       Medical Director of the Regional Movement Disorders
San Francisco Veterans Affairs Hospital                              Program for Kaiser Permanente Northern California.                Embassy Suites
and Medical Center
Principal Investigator – Movement Disorders Research                                                                                    Napa Valley
Dr. Larson’s clinical interests are in stereotactic and functional
neurosurgery, particularly with regard to movement disorders
and psychiatric disorders. He has been involved in the develop-             Lunch will be provided
ment and evolution of novel surgical methods for deep brain                                                                            1075 California Blvd.
stimulator implantation, including frameless techniques and the
use of high-field, real-time intraoperative magnetic resonance
                                                                              at this FREE Event…                                             Napa
imaging (MRI). He has extensive surgical experience in the
use of intraoperative MRI for a number of neurosurgical applica-               Space is Limited,
tions. During his residency, Dr. Larson was extensively involved
in the development of the Norton Hospital intraoperative MRI                    SIGN UP TODAY!!                                       Sponsored by:
program, and spent a year in the Speed School of Engineering’s
Computer Vision and Image Processing Lab studying the basic
science of CT and MR image analysis and 3D modeling.
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