Padraig O'Suilleabhain, M.D.

Associate Professor

Department: Neurology & Neurotherapeutics

Education

Medical School University of Dublin (1991)
Internship St. James's Hospital (1992), Medicine
Internship Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education (1993), Medicine
Residency Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education (1996), Neurology
Fellowship Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education (1997), Movement Disorders
Research Fellowship Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education (1998), Neurology

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interests

  • Ataxia
  • Ballism
  • Blepharospasm
  • Cerebellar Ataxia
  • Chorea
  • Deep Brain Stimulatory (DBS)
  • Dystonia
  • Hemiballism
  • Hemifacial Spasm
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Meige Syndrome
  • Myoclonus
  • Olivopontocerebellar Atrophy (OPCA)
  • Pallidotomy
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
  • Shy Drager Syndrome
  • Spasmodic Dysphonia
  • Spasmodic Torticollis
  • Striatal Nigral Degeneration
  • Tardive Dyskinesia
  • Thalamotomy
  • Torticollis
  • Tourette's Disease Syndrome
  • Wilson's Disease

Research Interests

  • Deep brain stimulation for treatment of tremor
  • Homocysteine in Parkinson disease
  • Huntington disease disease modification
  • Pesticides in Parkinson disease
  • SPECT scan diagnosis of Parkinson disease

Publications

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Featured Publications

Cardiac valve regurgitation with pergolide compared with nonergot agonists in Parkinson disease.

Dewey RB 2nd, Reimold SC, O’Suilleabhain PE. Archives of neurology March 2007 64(4) 377-80

Parkinson disease with severe tremor but otherwise mild deterioration.

O’Suilleabhain PE. Archives of neurology March 2006 63(3) 321-2

Clinical course in Parkinson’s disease with elevated homocysteine.

O’Suilleabhain PE, Oberle R, Bartis C, Dewey RB Jr, Bottiglieri T, Diaz-Arrastia R. Parkinsonism & related disorders March 2006 12(2) 103-7

Modest increase in plasma homocysteine follows levodopa initiation in Parkinson’s disease.

O’Suilleabhain PE, Bottiglieri T, Dewey RB Jr, Sharma S, Diaz-Arrastia R. Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society December 2004 19(12) 1403-8

Pergolide use in Parkinson disease is associated with cardiac valve regurgitation.

Baseman DG, O’Suilleabhain PE, Reimold SC, Laskar SR, Baseman JG, Dewey RB Jr. Neurology July 2004 63(2) 301-4

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Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Association of Neurologists
  • American Medical Association
  • Dallas County Medical Society
  • Movement Disorder Society
  • Texas Neurological Association