DR. VALERIE SUSKI, DO
Chief of Movement Disorders, UPMC, Associate Professor of Neurology at University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Dr. Valerie Suski joined the UPMC Department of Neurology in January 2008 after completing her Neurology residency at Virginia Commonwealth University Health System/Medical College of Virginia and a clinical Movement Disorders fellowship at Duke University. She currently services as the Clinical Director of Movement Division, Director of UPMC HDSA Center of Excellence, and Co-Director of Movement Disorders Fellowship at UPMC/University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Suski is an active member of the Movement Disorders Division providing evaluation and treatments including botulinum toxin and deep brain stimulator programming to patients with a wide variety of movement disorders.
Dr. Suski provides the services of the Movement Disorders Clinic through Telemedicine once a month to a remote community location where this subspecialty is needed. She is especially interested in non-motor complications in Parkinson’s disease, atypical Parkinsonism, dystonia, tremor and Huntington’s disease. She is also extremely active in service to the Parkinson Support Group and Huntington Support Group community in the Western Pennsylvania region.
Dr. Suski has been active in the clinical training of Neurology residents via the outpatient clinics, inpatient Neurology ward, and consultation services, and supervises the weekly Neurology Resident Continuity Clinic. She also participates in medical student education, teaching them in the outpatient clinics and during the inpatient services. In 2017, she became the Clinical Director of the Movement Disorder and co-Director of the Movement Disorders Fellowship.