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Vanessa K. Hinson, M.D., Ph.D.

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  • Professor
  • Director, Movement Disorders
Degree M.D., Ph.D.
School M.D. awarded by University of Hamburg, Germany, 1995; Ph.D. awarded by University of Hamburg, Germany, 1995
  • Medical University of South Carolina
  • Rush-Presbyterian-St. Lukes Medical Center, Movement Disorders
Board Certification
  • Neurology
  • Neurology
Clinical Interests
  • Parkinson's disease and related movement disorders
Accepts New Patients Yes
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135 Rutledge Ave.
Charleston, SC 29425
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1600 Midtown Ave.
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
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Vanessa Hinson, M.D., Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Neurology and Director of the Movement Disorders Program at MUSC. She earned her medical and doctoral degrees from the University of Hamburg School of Medicine in Hamburg, Germany. After completing a research fellowship at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, she trained in neurology in Muenster, Germany. She completed her residency at MUSC where she also served as chief resident. Following fellowship training in movement disorders at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center in Chicago, she joined MUSC's faculty. Dr. Hinson's special interests include the diagnosis and treatment of dystonia, Botulinum Toxin injections, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease and other movement disorders.

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