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Dr. William G. Ondo is the director of the Movement Disorders Clinic at the Houston Methodist Neurological Institute. Dr. Ondo has been in practice for nearly 20 years and specializes in diagnosis, treatment and research of Parkinson’s disease, essential tremors, the use of botulinum toxins in treating movement disorders, and restless legs syndrome.

Dr. Ondo earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia before completing an internship at the University of North Carolina Hospital, a neurology residency at Duke University, and a movement disorders fellowship at the Baylor College of Medicine. He is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in adult neurology and sleep medicine. He has authored more than 250 original articles and book chapters as well as edited two books on movement disorders. He currently serves as the president of the Tremor Research Group.

Free-text keywords

  • Ataxia
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Dystonia
  • Essential tremor
  • Restless legs

Research Area Keywords

  • Neurosciences
  • Clinical Translation & Trials

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Ondo, W. G. & Waln, O.

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Research Output

Correlates of Nonanemic Iron Deficiency in Restless Legs Syndrome

Zhu, X. Y., Wu, T. T., Wang, H. M., Li, X., Ni, L. Y., Chen, T. J., Qiu, M. Y., Shen, J., Liu, T., Ondo, W. G. & Wu, Y. C., Apr 30 2020, In : Frontiers in Neurology. 11, 298.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    Current and Emerging Treatments of Essential Tremor

    Ondo, W. G., May 1 2020, In : Neurologic Clinics. 38, 2, p. 309-323 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • Essential tremor-plus: a controversial new concept

    Louis, E. D., Bares, M., Benito-Leon, J., Fahn, S., Frucht, S. J., Jankovic, J., Ondo, W. G., Pal, P. K. & Tan, E. K., Mar 2020, In : The Lancet Neurology. 19, 3, p. 266-270 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • 8 Scopus citations

    Prodromal Markers of Parkinson's Disease in Patients With Essential Tremor

    Wang, X. X., Feng, Y., Li, X., Zhu, X. Y., Truong, D., Ondo, W. G. & Wu, Y. C., Aug 25 2020, In : Frontiers in Neurology. 11, 874.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Open Access
  • Prospective home-use study on non-invasive neuromodulation therapy for essential tremor

    Isaacson, S. H., Peckham, E., Tse, W., Waln, O., Way, C., Petrossian, M. T., Dahodwala, N., Soileau, M. J., Lew, M., Dietiker, C., Luthra, N., Agarwal, P., Dhall, R., Morgan, J., Calakos, N., Zesiewicz, T. A., Shamim, E. A., Kumar, R., Lewitt, P., Shill, H. A. & 13 others, Simmons, A., Pagan, F. L., Khemani, P., Tate, J., Maddux, B., Luo, L., Ondo, W., Hallett, M., Rajagopal, A., Chidester, P., Rosenbluth, K. H., Delp, S. L. & Pahwa, R., 2020, In : Tremor and Other Hyperkinetic Movements. 10, 1, p. 1-16 16 p., 29.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access