The Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology

Benjamin Dorfman, M.D.

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Undergraduate: Johns Hopkins University, B.A. Neuroscience, 2009
Medical School: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, M.D., 2015
Internship: Westchester Medical Center, 2016

  • Huang C., Ravdin L.D., Nirenberg M.J., Piboolnurak P., Severt L., Maniscalco J.S., Solnes L., Dorfman B.J., Henchcliffe C. Neuroimaging Markers of Motor and Nonmotor Features of Parkinson's Disease: An 18f Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Computed Tomography Study. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders. 2013;35(3-4):183-96.
  • Bastiaens J., Dorfman B.J., Christos P.J., Nirenberg M.J. Prospective Cohort Study of Impulse Control Disorders in Parkinson's Disease. Movement Disorders. 2013 Mar;28(3):327-33.
  • Dorfman B.J., Nirenberg M.J. Dopamine Agonist Withdrawal Syndrome in a Patient with Restless Legs Syndrome. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders. 2013 February;19(2):269-70.
  • Zheng K.S., Dorfman B.J., Christos P.J., Khadem N.R., Henchcliffe C., Piboolnurak P., Nirenberg M.J. Clinical Characteristics of Exacerbations in Parkinson Disease. Neurologist. 2012 May;18(3):120-4.
  • Liu A.A., Boxhorn C.E., Klufas M.A., Christos P.J., Thorne J.T., Shih A.Y., Tsankova N.M., Dorfman B.J., Henchcliffe C., Piboolnurak P., Nirenberg M.J. Clinical Predictors of Frequent Patient Telephone Calls in Parkinson’s Disease. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders. 2011 February;17(2):95-9.
  • Thomale U.W., Tyler B., Renard V.M., Dorfman B., Chacko V.P., Carson B.S., Haberl H.E., Jallo G.I. Neurological Grading, Survival, MR Imaging, and Histological Evaluation in the Rat Brainstem Glioma Model. Child’s Nervous System. 2009 April; 25(4): 433-441.
  • Thomale U.W., Tyler B., Renard V.M., Dorfman B., Guarnieri M., Haberl H.E., Jallo G.I. Local Chemotherapy in the Rat Brainstem with Multiple Catheters: a Feasibility Study. Child’s Nervous System. 2009 January; 25(1): 21-28.

Academic Interests: Movement disorders

Department Chairman

Mark Mehler Mark F. Mehler, M.D. (bio)

Professor of Neuroscience
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Chair of The Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology
Alpern Family Foundation Chair in Cerebral Palsy Research
Director, Institute for Brain Disorders and Neural Regeneration

Letter from the Chairman  

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