Sol De Jesus, MD

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    Dr. Sol De Jesus is passionate about devoting her clinical skills and research work to improving the care of patients with movement disorders. She is actively involved and has served as principal and co-investigator on multiple clinical trials involving parkinsonian patients.

    She currently participates in studies exploring motor and non-motor aspects of deep brain stimulation (DBS) as it pertains to various movement disorders. Her primary research interests involve a desire to increase understanding of the underlying mechanisms and patient-related factors that influence DBS outcomes.

    Clinical interests

    Dr. Sol De Jesus is co-director for the deep brain stimulation (DBS) program at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. She maintains a vibrant clinical practice where she cares for patients with general movement disorders and more specifically those undergoing screening and management for DBS.

    Her clinical interests include deep brain stimulation (all indications) and other advanced therapies; Parkinson’s disease; essential tremor; dystonia; Botulinum toxin injection; and other movement disorders.

    Professional information

    Board-certified in neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2014

    Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

    Education/Academic qualification

    Movement Disorders, Fellowship, University of Florida


    Neurology, Residency, Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center


    Internship, Hospital Episcopal San Lucas


    MD, Ponce School of Medicine

    … → 2010

    Neuroscience, BS, University of Scranton

    … → 2006


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