Dr. Pontone, MD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins University (JHU) School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. After completing a medicine internship and residency training in psychiatry at Johns Hopkins, Dr Pontone completed a two-year fellowship in geriatric psychiatry and movement disorders, focusing on Parkinson’s disease, through the Morris K. Udall PD Research Center at JHU. He is board-certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and has an added certification in the specialty of geriatric psychiatry. Dr Pontone is the director of the Johns Hopkins Movement Disorder Psychiatry Clinic, which focuses on diagnosing and treating the non-motor aspects of Parkinson’s disease with a focus on anxiety, and identifying non-motor signs of Parkinson’s that may be present before motor symptoms begin. He is a member of an international consortium of Parkinson’s disease researchers, and serves both as an investigator and as a member of the Mentoring Committee and Biomarkers Working Group. Dr Pontone conducts several international, multi-site, clinical trials that offer new treatments for the non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.
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