Dr Paul Silberstein is a specialist Movement disorder Neurologist. His practice focusses exclusively on the management of Parkinson’s disease and related conditions, tremor disorders and rarer neurologic conditions which affect human movement including dystonia, tics and myoclonus. He has extensive experience in the provision of all medical and surgical therapies for Movement disorders including device assisted therapies for the management of Parkinson’s disease.
Dr Silberstein is recognised nationally and internationally for his expertise in Deep Brain Stimulation where his key roles are in patient selection, intra-operative targeting, neurophysiologic recording and clinical assessment, and long term programming of implanted stimulators.
Dr Silberstein studied Medicine at the University of New South Wales, graduating with first class Honours and the University Medal. He trained in Neurology at St. George and Westmead Hospitals, Sydney and the Royal Free Hospital, London, UK, prior to undertaking a clinical and research Fellowship at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London where he completed a Doctorate of Medicine in Parkinson’s disease and Dystonia.
Dr Silberstein is a Senior Staff Specialist Neurologist at the Royal North Shore Hospital, Visiting Medical Officer at North Shore Private Hospital & the Practice Principal of Integrated Neurology, a Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine practice located in close proximity to the hospital campus www.integratedneurology.com.au, with a strong focus on holistic patient care.
Dr Silberstein is a keen educator and is the clinical lead to the Movement Disorder meeting at RNSH where challenging diagnostic and management problems are presented and discussed in a multi-disciplinary forum. He presents regularly at clinical meetings and patient support groups and has published extensively in leading international Neurology journals including Brain and Nature Neuroscience. Dr Silberstein maintains an educational website on Deep Brain Stimulation at www.sydneydbs.com and writes regularly on Parkinson’s disease for social media channels www.facebook.com/treatmentsforpd and www.twitter.com/Therapies4PD.