Community, Neurosciences, Gerber Memorial Hospital

Let’s Talk Parkinson’s with Dr. Ashok Sriram

FREMONT, Mich., April 26, 2023 – Corewell Health™ Gerber Hospital physician Ashok Sriram, MD, will host “Let’s Talk Parkinson’s” during the Regional Parkinson’s Support Group held at Tamarac, the Center for Health and Wellbeing, on Thursday, May 18 at 3:30 p.m. For those unable to attend in person, online access is also available.

At this month’s meeting, Dr. Sriram will share the latest research and treatments related to Parkinson’s.

“We are very excited to have Dr. Sriram as our host this month,” said Shelly Klochack, community education specialist. “He is a nationally recognized leader and expert in providing care to patients with Parkinson’s. He will be sharing a wealth of information. If you have Parkinson’s, or care for someone who does, I encourage you to attend.”

Dr. Sriram is a board-certified neurologist and fellowship-trained movement disorder specialist. After earning his medical degree from the Armed Forces Medical College in India, Dr. Sriram earned a Master of Science in applied cognition and neuroscience from the University of Texas in Dallas. He completed his neurology residency training at the Saint Louis University School of Medicine, Missouri, and a fellowship in movement disorders at the Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration, University of Florida College of Medicine, in Gainesville. He uses a multidisciplinary team approach to care for people with Parkinson’s disease, tremors, dystonia, ataxias, and other movement disorders. His clinical interests include surgical treatment/deep brain stimulation (DBS) for Parkinson’s disease, dystonia and tremors, and botulinum toxin injections for cervical dystonia, blepharospasms, hemifacial spasms, spasticity, sialorrhea and chronic migraines.

The Regional Parkinson’s Support Group meets on the third Thursday of the month. All are welcome to attend in person or online. Masks are optional at this event.

For more information or to receive the link to attend virtually, please contact Shelly at or 231.924.3275.


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