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Given Name
Joseph M.
surname
Ferrara, Jr.
degree
M.D.
schools
SUNY Upstate Medical University
internships
SUNY Upstate Medical University
residencies
Duke University School of Medicine
gender
Male
acceptsChildren
false
acceptsNewClients
true
inPracticeSince
Tue Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2008
fellowships
Baylor College of Medicine
Interests
Ataxias
Dystonia
Huntingtons disease and other forms of Chorea
Illnesses resulting in involuntary movements
Medication induced movement disorders
Movement disorders
Parkinson's disease
certifications
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Neurology)
procedures-performed
Botox injections for neurological conditions
Deep brain stimulation (DBS) programming
specialties
Service Areas
npi
1942450002
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affiliations
Carilion Clinic
VTC Affiliate
biography
Movement Disorders Neurologist After earning his medical degree at the State University of New York Syracuse in 2003, Dr. Ferrara completed his neurology residency at Duke University Medical Center, followed by a two-year movement disorders fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine in Texas. He is currently an assistant professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute in Roanoke, Va. Dr. Ferrara is a member of the American Academy of Neurology and the International Movement Disorder Society, and is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. His clinical interests include all forms of adult and pediatric movement disorders. Dr. Ferrara has authored numerous peer-reviewed journal publications and book chapters covering movement disorder topics, including Parkinsons disease, deep brain stimulation therapy, functional movement disorders, chorea, and tremor.
acceptsMychartAppointments
true
acceptsNewAppointments
false
autocomplete weight
5.00
undergraduate-education
Bates College
St. George's University
medical-education
SUNY Upstate Medical University