Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology, Institute for Academic Medicine
Associate Clinical Member, Research Institute
Weill Cornell Medical College
Ron Tintner, M.D. received his training in internal medicine and neurology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, where he remained on the faculty from 1984 through 1994. While there, he was director of the movement disorders clinic and co-director of the Southwestern Clinic for Alzheimer’s and Related Disorders. He was in the private practice of neurology on the Monterey Peninsula of California till early 2000, and at the Parkinson’s Institute in Sunnyvale, CA through June 2000. He was on the faculty at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston as a member of the team at the Parkinson’s Disease Center and Movement Disorders Clinic from 2000 until 2005. He joined the department of Neurology at the Methodist Neuroscience Institute in June 2005.
Dr. Tintner’s clinical and research interests include movement disorders (parkinsonism, tremor, Tourette syndrome, dystonia), motor control and cognitive function, and the neurobiology of music.