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Kelly Mills, M.D.

Kelly Alexander Mills, M.D.

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Associate Director, Deep Brain Stimulation Center

Assistant Professor of Neurology

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Expertise: Ataxia, Botulinum Toxin Injections, Deep Brain Stimulation, Dystonia, Huntington's Disease, Neurology, Parkinson's Disease , Tremor

Research Interests: In his research, Dr. Mills explores the cognitive dysfunction that can occur in movement disorders such as Parkinsons disease. He is particularly interested in describing the role of the basal ganglia in cognition, especially in the context of various diseases that can affect this structure. ...read more

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital
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600 N. Wolfe Street
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Phone: 410-955-9441

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601 N. Caroline St.
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Background

Dr. Kelly Mills cares for patients who have movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, atypical parkinsonism, dystonia, ataxia, tremor and Huntington’s disease. He also evaluates and manages patients needing deep brain stimulation to manage their movement symptoms and provides botulinum toxin treatment for various disorders.

In his research, Dr. Mills explores the cognitive dysfunction that can occur in movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease. He is particularly interested in describing the role of the basal ganglia in cognition, especially in the context of various diseases that can affect this structure.

His work focuses on clarifying how certain treatments might impact cognitive and psychiatric problems. For instance, Dr. Mills studies how deep brain stimulation, when used to treat movement symptoms, can impact cognitive function such as attention, memory or impulsivity.

Dr. Mills is a Maryland native and a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Medicine, where he developed an interest in neurology and movement disorders.

He trained at the University of California, San Francisco, where he completed his neurology residency as well as a clinical and research fellowship in movement disorders, with a particular emphasis on deep brain stimulation to treat Parkinson’s disease, tremor and dystonia.

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Titles

  • Associate Director, Deep Brain Stimulation Center
  • Assistant Professor of Neurology

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Education

Degrees

  • MD, University of Maryland School of Medicine (2008)

Residencies

  • University of California San Francisco / Neurology (2012)

Fellowships

  • University of California San Francisco / Movement Disorders (2014)

Research & Publications

Videos & Media

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

How tiny electrodes in the brain could treat Parkinson''s, OCD, and even depression, Vox (02/09/2015)

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