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Philip Andre Hanna, MD
Area of Specialty: Parkinson's Disease, Huntington's Disease, Dystonia and other Movement Disorders
Professional Appointments: Director of the Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center, New Jersey Neuroscience Institute at JFK Medical Center; Neurological Director for the Huntington's Disease Unit at JFK Hartwyck at Cedar Brook in Plainfield.
Academic Appointments: Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience, Seton Hall School of Graduate Medical Education, South Orange.
Graduate Medical Education: Post-doctoral Fellowship in Movement Disorders, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, 1997-1999; Resident in Neurology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, 1994-1997; Internship in Internal Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey, 1993-1994.
Medical School: Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois.
Honors and Awards: Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Eta Sigma Honorary Societies, Duke University; Alpha Omega Alpha Honorary Society and Sigmund S. Winton Biochemistry Award, Northwestern University Medical School.
Representative Publications:Hinduja,A., Chokroverty, S., Hanna, P., Grewal, R.P. Dystonia with superimposed myasthenia gravis: An experiment in nature. Mov Disord. 2008, Jun 25. [Epub ahead of print]
Hanna, P.A., Gerhardstein, B., and Garg, N. Hallervorden-Spatz disease. eMedicine:Neurology, 2006
Hanna, P.A., Cardoso, F., and Jankovic J. Basal Ganglia and Movement Disorders. In: Rolak LA, ed. Neurology Secrets, 4th edition. New York: Hanley and Belfus, 2005:159-192
Hanna, P,A,, Kumar, S., and Walters, A.S. Restless Legs Symptoms in a Patient With Above Knee Amputations: A Case of Phantom Restless Legs. Clin Neuropharm, 2004;27:87-89.
Donahue, J.E., Hanna, P.A., and Hariharan, S. Autopsy-proven Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in a patient with a negative 14-3-3 assay, and non-specific EEG, and MRI. Neurol Sci. 2004;24:411-413.