Helen Blair Simpson, MD, PhD, Director of the Anxiety Disorders Clinic and the Center for OCD and Related Disorders at the New York State Psychiatric Institute/Columbia University Medical Center
Sameer Sheth, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at Columbia University Medical Center
Marcia Kimeldorf, PhD, Research Project Manager for OCD studies in the Anxiety Disorders Clinic, will be the moderator
Dr. Simpson will begin this talk by putting neurosurgery in a larger context and briefly mentioning the front-line treatment options that exist for OCD. Then, Dr. Sheth will describe neurosurgical options for severe, treatment-refractory OCD, including lesions and deep brain stimulation. Dr. Sheth will explain what these procedures are, how they are done, possible complications, and who may be appropriate candidates.
For more information on OCD treatment and research opportunities for adults, please visit our clinic website at www.Columbia-OCD.org and our treatment study website athttp://ocdtreatmentstudy.com/ or call us at 646 774-8062
For more information on OCD treatment and research opportunities for children and adolescents, please visit our website http://columbiapsychiatry.org/pamrc or call us at 646 774-5793
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