Arshia Sadreddin, MD
Dr. Sadreddin is a faculty physician in the Movement Disorders Program at Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center. She specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of involuntary movements, including tremors of various types, Parkinson's disease and Parkinsonian syndromes, Huntington's disease, dystonia, myoclonus, tics, Tourette's syndrome, and gait abnormalities, including ataxia and botulinum toxin injections. She also is trained in evaluating for deep brain stimulation and managing patients after deep brain stimulation surgery. She is board-certified in neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and a member of the American Board of Medical Specialties.
Dr. Sadreddin received her medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine in Dominica, West Indies, and completed her clinical clerkship training at University of California, Los Angeles, affiliated hospital Kern Medical Center, in Bakersfield, California. She completed her Neurology residency training and fellowship training in Clinical Movement Disorders and deep brain stimulation at Barrow Neurological Institute.
Her research interest is in the treatment of Parkinson's disease and Huntington's disease. She is the Principal Investigator and Co-Investigator for several institutional and national clinical trials available at Barrow.
She is an active member of the American Academy of Neurology, the Movement Disorders Society, and the Dystonia Study Group. She is on the Medical Advising Board for International Essential Tremor Foundation, as well as a Board Member of Arizona HDSA Affiliate.
Movement Disorders Program
Movement Disorders is a sub-specialty in neurology that focuses on diagnosing and treating patients with illnesses that affect movements. This includes evaluating a range of patients who have involuntary movements such tremors and jerky movements. Others are patients who have slowness or interruptions in movements or abnormal posturing, twisting, or stiffness of the limbs. The physicians in the Movement Disorders Program evaluate patients with abnormalities in gait, balance, and coordination.
Some physicians in the Movement Disorders Program have special training in administering botulinum toxin injections for treatment of various movement disorders. They also have training in evaluating for deep brain stimulation surgery and managing deep brain stimulators.