Bruno V. Gallo, M.D. Has joined First Choice Neurology and Baptist Hospital after 11 years in academic medicine. Before that he spent 4 years in private practice on the West Coast of Florida. He moved to Sarasota from his native Miami, after completion of his Epilepsy/EEG neurophysiology fellowship at the University of Miami’s Jackson Memorial Hospital under the mentoring of R. Eugene Ramsay, M.D. and Cosimo Ajmone-Marsan, M.D. His internal medicine and neurology residencies were also completed at UM’s Jackson Memorial Hospital under the supervision of Walter G. Bradley DM, FRCP.
He is a Neurology Attending and Consultant at Baptist Hospital, South Miami Hospital, Jackson Memorial Hospital and Jackson South. He is the recipient of the Peritz Scheinberg Clinical Neurology Award and completed the Bowman-Gray Mini-Epilepsy Fellowship under the direction of J. Kiffin Penry, M.D.
He developed a keen interest in movement disorders at the National Parkinson Foundation while chief resident in his training. While in private practice he acquired expertise in deep brain stimulation (DBS) and was among the early pioneers of this therapy along with other movement disorders (Parkinson disease, essential tremors and dystonia). He is currently Director of the Parkinson and Neuromodulation Center at Baptist Hospital. He also performs pre-operative evaluation, intra-operative recording and testing and post-operative programming of deep brain stimulation (DBS) patients, vagal nerve stimulation (VNS) and the newly approved Duopa Intestinal Gel therapy.
He completed novel innovative bench work on anticonvulsant agents and is or has been a principal investigator/co-investigator on over 47 different Phase I and Phase II clinical research trials. He has written or co-written book chapters on Parkinson Disease, Epilepsy Surgery for the Elderly; HIV & Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy & Deep Brain Stimulation as well as numerous abstracts and manuscripts for publications in Neurology, Muscle & Nerve, Epilepsia, NEJM and Epilepsy Research.
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Associate Professor of Neurology
FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Director, Parkinson & Neuromodulation Center
The Neurology Group, LLC
Baptist Health Systems, Miami Florida