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Bernardo M. Rodrigues, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurology
Academic Office Location:
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030
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Dr. Bernardo Rodrigues is a neurologist who subspecilaizes in movement disorders. He received his medical degree from the Federal University of Bahia in Brazil, where he also completed his Ph.D. in neurosciences. He worked in Brazil in the field of movement disorders and his Ph.D. thesis was on the study of swallowing in Parkinson’s disease. After he moved to the U.S., he completed neurology residency at UConn Health and proceeded to fellowship training in movement disorders at the University of Michigan. He sees all patients with involuntary movements and offers injection of botulinum toxin and programming of deep brain stimulation.

M.D.Universidade Federal Da BahiaNeurology

Post-Graduate Training
InternshipHospital of Saint RaphaelInternal Medicine
ResidencyUConn School of MedicineNeurology
FellowshipUniversity of Michigan Medical CenterMovement Disorders

Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, Wilson’s disease, tremors, tics/Tourette’s syndrome, dystonias, botulinum toxin injections (Botox), deep brain stimulation programming (DBS)

Swallowing in Parkinson’s disease, deep brain stimulation

Journal Articles

Book Chapters

  • Deep brain stimulation for tardive disorders
    Bernardo Rodrigues & Kelvin Chou Medication-induced movement disorders 209