Robert Rodnitzky, MD


Sabbatical Leave
Specialty: Movement Disorders
Director, Division of Movement Disorders, Neurology
Director, Outpatient Clinic Program, Neurology
Emeritus Professor of Neurology

Contact Information

Primary Office: S216 GH
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-356-3424



BS, University of Chicago
MD, University of Chicago School of Medicine

Internship, Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Residency, Neurology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Licensure and Certifications

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (adult neurology)
Medical License (Permanent), State of Iowa
Medical License (Permanent), State of Virginia
Medical License (Permanent), State of Illinois
National Board of Medical Examiners

Research Summary

New Therapies of Parkinson's Disease, Non-Motor Manifestations of Parkinson's Disease, Investigational drugs in the treatment of Parkinson's disease

Selected Publications

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Rodnitzky R.  Evaluating Ataxia: The Eyes Have It- Or do they? .  Demos Medical.  2013. 

Rodnitzky R.  Movement Disorders Emergencies.  Springer.  2012. 

Rodnitzky R.  Upcoming treatments in Parkinson’s disease, including gene therapy.  Parkinsonism and Related Disorders;  2012. 

Rodnitzky R.  Upcoming treatments in Parkinson's disease, including gene therapy..  Parkinsonism & related disorders.  2012 January. 18 Suppl 1:S37-40.

Strader S, Rodnitzky R, Gonzalez-Alegre P.  Secondary dystonia in a botulinum toxin clinic: clinical characteristics, neuroanatomical substrate and comparison with idiopathic dystonia..  Parkinsonism & related disorders.  2011 December. 17(10):749-52.

Rodnitzky R, Uc E.  Approach to the Parkinsonian Patient 3rd edition.  Lippincott.  2011. 

Strader  S, Rodnitzky R, Gonzalez-Allegre  P.  Clinical and neuroanatomical characteristics of secondary dystonia.  Neurology.  2011. 

Rodnitzky R.  The Cerebellum and Essential Tremor: Did Dr Purkinje leave any fingerprints?.  Parkinsonism and Related Disorders .  2011. 17:16-21.

Rizzo M, Uc E, Dawson J, Anderson S, Rodnitzky R.  Driving difficulties in Parkinson's disease..  Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society.  2010. 25 Suppl 1:S136-40.

Thomsen  T, Rodnitzky R.  Juvenile Parkinsonism .  Academic Press.  2010. 

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