Un Jung Kang, MD
Professor of Neurology
Director, Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center
The Committees on Neurobiology and Molecular Medicine
Dr. Un Jung Kang is an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of neurodegenerative disorders that manifest abnormal involuntary movements, such as Parkinson's disease, various parkinsonisms, dystonias, chorea, tics, tremor, tardive dyskinesia, myoclonus, ataxia, and other dyskinesias. He directs the medical center’s Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center, which has been designated as American Parkinson Disease Association Center for Advanced Research. The center consists of various medical specialists working together to treat and conduct research on movement disorders. Available treatments include botulinum toxin injection and deep brain stimulation surgery.
The center is also involved in clinical trials of biomarkers for Parkinson’s disease, new medications, and surgical interventions for Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders. Dr. Kang and his colleagues are also investigating the cause of neurodegenerative disorders and exploring new therapeutic modalities for brain repair through basic science experiments.
Center for Advanced Medicine
Year Started Practice
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore
Rush University Medical Center, Chicago
Residency and Fellowship
Columbia University Medical Center/New York-Presbyterian Hospital (Neurological Institute of New York)
American Academy of Neurology
Office Postal Address
Un Jung Kang, MD
Request an appointment online
Read More About Dr. Kang
Read about the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center.
Read about a study, co-authored by Dr. Kang, that explores the effects of drug therapy and exercise on the progression of Parkinson’s Disease.
View a partial list of Dr. Kang's publications through the National Library of Medicine's publication database.