Fiona Gupta, M.D.

Fiona Gupta

Dr. Gupta joined North Jersey Brain & Spine Center in 2008, a neurologist sub specializing in movement disorders. She completed a prestigious two year fellowship in Movement Disorders at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City and her neurology training at the University of Connecticut, where she also served as chief resident. She was honored with being the recipient of the compassionate physician award, which is given annually to a designated senior neurology resident.

Dr. Gupta is the Medical Director of the Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) program at the Movement Disorders Center at Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC) in Hackensack, NJ. She was instrumental in establishing a Movement Disorders Center at Hackensack University Medical Center, where the emphasis is comprehensive and compassionate patient care. She has played a very large role in the surgical management of Movement Disorders, in particular, deep brain stimulation. She is heavily involved with Parkinson's disease research and has lectured and presented abstracts at the major neurology academy meetings, including the Movement Disorder Society meetings. She has published many articles and is very active in educating the community about movement disorders. Dr. Gupta also runs a monthly support group meeting for patients with Parkinson's disease. She is currently the principal investigator of clinical trials in Movement Disorders, which are being conducted at HUMC. Her program was selected to be a designated teaching center for deep brain stimulation by Medtronic, which is the medical device company that supplies the DBS device, and serves as faculty for Medtronic. In addition, Dr. Gupta is annually chosen as the key speaker to give various lectures on the field of Movement Disorders throughout the region. Recent lectures have been to the New Jersey Neurological Association, grand rounds at major teaching institutions and other Continuing Medical Education events.

In addition to treating patients with Parkinson's disease, Dr. Gupta specializes in treating patients with essential tremor, focal and generalized dystonia, Huntington's disease, and spasticity resulting from cerebral palsy, stroke, or multiple sclerosis.

Lastly, she has been featured throughout the media, including CBS National News, The New Jersey Network, WWFM radio, along with multiple print media.

Links

Dr. Fiona Gupta, Arise America - Helping Smokers Quit
Dr. Fiona Gupta, Anatomy Of A Headache
Dr. Fiona Gupta, Sleep Improves Learning Potential in Babies

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