Alexander Pantelyat

Healthcare Provider
Organization/Affiliation (no abbreviation): 
Johns Hopkins Center for Music and Medicine/Johns Hopkins Department of Neurology
Baltimore, MD 21287
United States
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Alexander Pantelyat, MD, FAAN is an assistant professor of Neurology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He is the director of the Johns Hopkins Atypical Parkinsonism Center, the co-Director of the Johns Hopkins Movement Disorders Fellowship Program, and the co-Founder and Director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Music and Medicine.
Dr. Pantelyat's research is focused on the diagnosis and treatment of atypical parkinsonian disorders, such as dementia with Lewy bodies, progressive supranuclear palsy, corticobasal syndrome/degeneration and multiple system atrophy; cognitive aspects of movement disorders; and music-based rehabilitation of neurodegenerative diseases.
Dr. Pantelyat earned his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, where he was elected a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and received the Matthew T. Moore Prize in Neurology. He completed his residency training in Neurology at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, and a fellowship in movement disorders at the University of Pennsylvania/Philadelphia VA Medical Center.
He is a 2013 American Academy of Neurology Palatucci Advocacy Leader and grant recipient, a 2014-15 American Academy of Neurology Emerging Leader, and a 2014 Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Osler Attending Program inductee. He has had continued research support from the NIH since 2016.
Music Medicine, Neurodegenerative disease, Alzheimer disease, Parkinson disease, parkinsonism