Parkinson’s Disease Expert Joins Albany Medical Center
ALBANY, N.Y., January 27, 2011—Neurologist Adolfo Ramirez-Zamora, M.D., has joined Albany Medical Center as assistant professor in the movement disorders division of the department of neurology. Dr. Ramirez-Zamora specializes in treating Parkinson’s disease, tremors, gait disorders, dystonia, and other movement disorders. He has been specially trained to treat patients using deep brain stimulation—which enables electrical impulses to be sent to the brain for the treatment of Parkinson’s and other movement disorders and in the use of botulinum toxin for management of neurological disorders.
Dr. Ramirez-Zamora recently completed a fellowship in movement disorders at the University of California at San Francisco. He completed a neurology residency at Loyola University of Chicago. In addition, he performed an internship in internal medicine at Bassett Healthcare, Cooperstown and a general surgery internship at Mercy Catholic Medical Center in Philadelphia
Dr. Ramirez-Zamora received his medical degree from Autonomous University of Guadalajara, Mexico. He is board certified in both neurology and psychiatry.
Dr. Ramirez-Zamora is fluent in English, Spanish, French, and basic Japanese.
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Ramirez-Zamora, patients should call (518) 262-5226.
Albany Medical Center is northeastern New York’s only academic health sciences center and the largest private sector employer in the Capital Region. The Center incorporates a 651-bed Albany Medical Center Hospital, one of New York's largest teaching hospitals that includes about 300 physicians of the Albany Medical College Faculty Practice. Albany Medical College, one of the nation's first private medical colleges, educates many of the doctors and other medical professionals that practice in the region and provides residency and continuing medical education programs. Albany Medical Center also supports a biomedical research enterprise to further understanding of illness and discovery of tomorrow’s cures. Information about Albany Medical Center can be found at www.amc.edu or www.facebook.com/albanymedicalcenter.
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