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Adolfo Ramirez - Zamora MD

Philly Dake Chair in Movement Disorders

Board Certification:

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2009

Contact Information:

AMC Neurology Group
47 New Scotland Avenue, MC 70
Physicians Pavilion, 1st Floor
Albany, NY 12208

Tel: (518) 262-6611
Fax: (518) 262-6612

Specialties Education Details Full Biography


Movement Disorders

2/19/2009 - 7/31/2010
University of California-San Francisco
San Francisco, CA



7/09/2006 - 7/06/2009
Loyola University of Chicago
Chicago, IL


Internal Medicine

6/26/2005 - 6/26/2006
Bassett Healthcare Medical Center
Cooperstown, NY


General Surgery

08/13/2004 - 6/25/2005
Mercy Catholic Medical Center /Fitzgerald Medical Center
Darby, PA

Medical Education


8/1995 - 6/2002
Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara
Guadalajara, Jalisco  Mexico

Dr. Adolfo Ramirez Zamora joined the faculty of the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center in 2010 and was named the Philly Dake Chair in Movement Disorders in 2014.

Under the auspices of Columbia University, Dr. Ramirez Zamora completed an internship in Cooperstown, NY and then went on to complete his neurology residency at Loyola University in Chicago. His fellowship training in movement disorders was at University of California San Francisco, which has one of the country’s most respected deep brain stimulation programs for the treatment of movement disorders.

Dr. Ramirez’s unique area of expertise encompasses presurgical evaluations of surgical candidates, intraoperative monitoring as part of the surgical team and post operative stimulation programming and medication adjustments for Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor and dystonia. He is also experienced in the use of botulinum toxin injections for the treatment of dystonia and other neurological disorders.

His additional clinical research interests include experimental therapeutics in movement disorders, gait disorders and impulse control disorders in Parkinsion’s disease patients. Dr. Ramirez is an active member of the American Academy of Neurology, Movement Disorders Society, Parkinson Study Group, and Huntington Study Group.