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Binit B. Shah

Associate Professor
Unit: School of Medicine
Department: Department of Neurology
Office location and address
First Floor
1415 Jefferson Park Ave
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
M.D., Wake Forest School of Medicine, 2005
Resident, Neurology, Northwestern University
Fellow, Movement Disorders Neurology and Deep Brain Stimulation, University of Toronto/Toronto Western Hospital

Dr. Shah is a native of Cary, North Carolina. He attended Duke University where he pursued a bachelors in Economics and Computer Science. He then attended Wake Forest University for medical school. He completed his neurology residency at Northwestern University in Chicago, followed by additional fellowship training in Parkinson’s disease and movement disorders and deep brain stimulation at the Toronto Western Hospital.

He joined the faculty at University of Virginia in 2012. He also has a botulinum toxin clinic for delivering treatment for dystonia, hemifacial spasm and spasticity. He has specialized training in deep brain stimulation for use in Parkinson’s, dystonia, tremor and other indications and is part of the multidisciplinary movement disorders surgical clinic, led by Dr. Jeffrey Elias in neurosurgery.

Dr. Shah is also involved in medical student and resident education. He was awarded the outstanding teacher award by the neurology residents at UVA in 2013 and serves as the associate director of the neurology residency training program.

A Novel Instrument to Address Freezing of Gait in Parkinson's Patients
Source: Barron Associates, Inc.
September 15, 2021 – August 31, 2022
MD-NEUR HDSA Center for Excellence
Source: Huntington's Disease Soc. Of Am. (HDSA)
January 01, 2015 – June 30, 2022
A Dose Selection Trial of Light Therapy for Impaired Sleep in Parkinson¿s Disease
Source: Massachusetts General Hospital
September 15, 2019 – June 30, 2022
APDA Information & Referral Center
Source: American Parkinson Disease Association
October 01, 1993 – January 13, 2022
Source: Biotie Therapies
May 19, 2017 – November 23, 2018
Continuation of NET-PD Trials at the University of Virginia
Source: U.S. NIH Institute of Neurological Disorders & Str
January 01, 2013 – November 30, 2014