Kara J Wyant, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Department of Neurology
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, TC 1914
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
[email protected]

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Kara J Wyant, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
  • About
  • Qualifications
  • Research Overview
  • Recent Publications
  • About

    I am a clinician educator dedicated to improving access to care for patients with Parkinson disease and other movement disorders.

    • Fellowship
      University of Michigan Medical School, Neurology, 2018
    • Residency
      University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Neurology, 2016
    • Chief Resident
      University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, 2016
    • Internship
      University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 2013
    • MD
      University of Toledo College of Medicine (UTCOM), 3000 Arlington Ave, 2012
    • BS
      Ohio Northern University, Ada, 2007
    • BA
      Ohio Northern University, Ada, 2007
    Research Overview

    I participate in clinical trials for patients with Parkinson disease and other movement disorder. I also contribute to ongoing research in deep brain stimulation (DBS) through the Surgical Therapies Improving Movement (STIM) program.

    Recent Publications See All Publications
    • Additional Scholarship
      Parkinson’s Masterclass: Advanced Therapeutics CME (www.medmastery.com)
      Chou KL, Wyant KJ. 2024 Jan 1;
    • Additional Scholarship
      Parkinson's Essentials CME (www.medmastery.com)
      Wyant KJ, Chou KL. 2023 Dec 1;
    • Journal Article
      Dorsal subthalamic deep brain stimulation improves pain in Parkinson's disease.
      Askari A, Lam JLW, Zhu BJ, Lu CW, Chou KL, Wyant KJ, Patil PG. Front Pain Res (Lausanne), 2023 4: 1240379 DOI:10.3389/fpain.2023.1240379
      PMID: 37663307
    • Additional Scholarship
      Using a smartwatch and smartphone to assess early Parkinson's disease in the WATCH-PD study.
      Adams JL, Kangarloo T, Tracey B, O'Donnell P, Volfson D, Latzman RD, Zach N, Alexander R, Bergethon P, Cosman J, Anderson D, Best A, Severson J, Kostrzebski MA, Auinger P, Wilmot P, Pohlson Y, Waddell E, Jensen-Roberts S, Gong Y, Kilambi KP, Herrero TR, Ray Dorsey E, Parkinson Study Group Watch-PD Study Investigators and Collaborators . NPJ Parkinsons Dis, 2023 Apr 17; 9 (1): 64 DOI:10.1038/s41531-023-00497-x
      PMID: 37069193
    • Journal Article
      Neighborhood Social Determinants of Health in Patients Seen in Neurology Movement Disorders Clinics.
      Onishchenko R, Clarke PJ, Marshall C, Wyant KJ, Kotagal V. Neurol Clin Pract, 2023 Apr; 13 (2): e200142 DOI:10.1212/CPJ.0000000000200142
      PMID: 37064586
    • Presentation
      Resident Basic Science: Neuroanatomy - All the Lesions, Spinal Cord
      2023 Jan 4;
    • Chapter
      Parkinson's Disease and Sleep
      Wyant KJ, Albin RL. 2021 Encyclopedia of Sleep and Circadian Rhythms,
    • Journal Article
      Perceived social support declines after deep brain stimulation surgery in patients with Parkinson's disease.
      Spagna S, Askari A, Wyant KJ, Zeitlin L, Schmitt TR, Persad CC, Lyu X, Patil PG, Chou KL. J Neural Transm (Vienna), 2022 Dec; 129 (12): 1463 - 1468. DOI:10.1007/s00702-022-02558-6
      PMID: 36307657
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