David Lewis Perez, M.D.
|Title||Instructor in Neurology|
|Institution||Massachusetts General Hospital|
|Address||Massachusetts General Hospital|
55 Fruit St
Boston MA 02114
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|2012||Young Investigator Award, American Neuropsychiatric Association (ANPA)|
|2014||Career Development Award, American Neuropsychiatric Association (ANPA)|
David L. Perez M.D., M.M.S.c. is a faculty member in the Departments of Neurology and Psychiatry at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Perez is the director of the MGH Functional Neurology Research Group, which is dedicated to the comprehensive clinical and neurobiological investigation of motor Functional Neurological Disorders. The laboratory uses neuropsychiatric clinical research assessments and advanced structural and functional magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) techniques to investigate clinical and biological markers of symptom severity, disease subtype and prognosis across individuals with Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures, Functional Movement Disorders and Functional Limb Weakness.
Dr. Perez is also the director of the Functional Neurological Disorders Clinic based within the Cognitive Behavioral Neurology Unit and closely affiliated with the Neuropsychiatry Unit at the Massachusetts General Hospital. In the MGH Functional Neurological Disorders Clinic, Dr. Perez provides specialized, integrated neurologic and psychiatric consultations for patients experiencing motor Functional Neurological Disorders, including individuals with Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures, Functional Movement Disorders, and Functional Limb Weakness.
Dr. Perez works closely with colleagues at the MGH/HST Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging and the Harvard Medical School Hospital system.
Dr. Perez is a dual trained neurologist-psychiatrist, and is a member of the Cognitive Behavioral Neurology, Frontotemporal/Memory Disorders and Neuropsychiatry Units at Massachusetts General Hospital.
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