Deep Brain Stimulation
Chief of Functional, Restorative and Image Guided Neurosurgery
Hooman Azmi, M.D.
Hooman Azmi, M.D., chief of Functional, Restorative and Image Guided Neurosurgery in the Department of Neurosurgery at Hackensack University Medical Center discusses Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) during this segment of 12 To Your Health. DBS is a surgical therapy for Parkinson’s Disease in which a pacemaker is implanted into the brain to help lessen the effects of the disease, including tremors and stiffness of the limbs that is so often associated with the disease.