10:16 am
Wed February 7, 2007

How to Save Your Life #019

Albany, NY – This week on How to Save Your Life, Dr. Stieg welcomes Dr. Michael Kaplitt, Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Kaplitt talks about the management of Parkinson's disease, its signs and symptoms, how to treat Parkinson's with medications and when surgery is an option to consider. Dr. Kaplitt also talks about pain management and whether pain should be treated medication or surgery. Dr. Kaplitt is also an internationally recognized expert in gene therapy. He talks about the application of gene therapy for diseases involving the brain or spine like Parkinson's.