Tatyana (Tanya) Gurevich, MD is a recognized specialist in the field of Neurology and Movement Disorders. She is Director of the Inter Disciplinary Movement Disorders Clinic, Parkinson’s & Neuroautonomic service, Neurological Institute, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center , that is recognized as Center of Excellence by the National Parkinson Foundation, and serves as the training center in the region.
Her main areas of research include development and refinement of the interventions for different aspects and stages of Parkinson’s disease, and other movement disorders; further development of the field of interventional neurology, including continuous dopaminergic stimulation techniques and chemical denervation with botulinum neurotoxins; improvement of patient’s quality of life; and implementation of the interactive multidisciplinary strategy for comprehensive disease management and the empowerment of patients and their families.
Dr. Gurevich also focuses on collaborative clinical research of the lesser-known parkinsonian syndromes (Multiple System Atrophy and other Parkinson plus syndromes), autonomic disorders, Huntington’s Disease and other hyperkinetic movement disorders. She is the Principal Investigator in a number of clinical trials of new therapeutic modalities, neurocognitive manifestations, genetics, diagnostic markers and natural history of Parkinson’s disease, Multiple system Atrophy, Huntington’s disease and other hypokinetic and hyperkinetic movement disorders.
Dr. Gurevich is a senior lecturer in the Sackler Faculty of Medicine at the Tel Aviv University and a member of the Sagol Neuroscience School. She earned her MD from the Leningrad Pediatric Medical Institute (Saint Petersburg State Pediatric Medical University), Russia, followed by a double residency in neurology: first at the Faculty of Neurology at the Leningrad pediatric Medical Institute, Russia and then at the Tel-Aviv Medical Center, Israel, where she also served as a chief resident and attending neurologist. Dr. Gurevich completed a clinical fellowship in neurophysiology and gait in the Department of Neurology at Innsbruck Medical University, Austria, and a visiting physician program in the autonomic disorders in the Autonomic Laboratory of the Division of Clinical Neurophysiology at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA.
Dr. Gurevich received competitive grants for the research support from the National Parkinson Foundation of USA, the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, the Israel Innovation Authority and the Gossweiler Foundation research grants in the field of Neurology.
Since 2015 Dr Gurevich serves as a member of the European Academy of Neurology (EAN) Movement Disorders Scientific Panel and the Israeli representative of the EAN-MDS section. She is a member of the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society and American Academy of Neurology.
Dr. Gurevich takes active part in the activity of the Patient Advocacy Organizations and serves as a member of the Medical Advisory Boards of the Israeli Parkinson's Association, Jerusalem Tikvah4Pakinson organization and Israeli Huntington’s disease association.