Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Department of Neurology

Ron Tintner, M.D.

Ron Tintner, M.D.

Co-director, Movement Disorders and Neuro-rehabilitation Center
Methodist Neurological Institute
Department of Neurology

Associate Professor of Neurology
Weill Cornell Medical College

6560 Fannin St. Suit 802
Houston, Texas 77030

Phone: 713-441-5611


Dr Tintner is Co-Director of the Movement Disorders and Neuro-rehabilitation Center in the Department of Nueology. His primary interest consists of movement disorders (Parkinson's, tremor, dystonia, Tourette's) including treatment with botulinum toxin, EMG and motor control and cognitive dysfunction.

Dr Tintner also studies the neurobiologic basis of music perception and performance, and neurologic problems affecting musicians.

Clinical Expertise:

  • Memory problems
  • Movement disorders
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Spasticity
  • Tourettes syndrome
  • Tremors
  • Trigeminal neuralgia

Research Interests:

Dr. Tintner’s research involves developing diagnostic and therapeutic modalities for movement disorders such as PD, dystonias, tremor, Tourette syndrome including the use of botulinum toxins for dystonia, chemotherapeutic agents for Parkinson’s disease, and quantitative measures for tremor and mobility. As well as interest and experience in cognitive disorders including, Alzheimer’s disease and ADHD. His support has primarily been for clinical trials.

Education:

M.D. - University of Florida
Neurology Residency - Univ. of Texas Health Science Center at Dallas
Movement Disorders Fellowship - Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Board Certification:

Amer. Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Clinical Neurophysiology

Selected Publications: