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Elizabeth Haberfeld, MD



Elizabeth Haberfeld, MD


Assistant Professor, Neurology

Director, Movement Disorders

Telephone:  215-707-3040

Email: elizabeth.haberfeld@tuhs.temple.edu


Department of Neurology


Educational Background:


BA, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY, 1992


Pre-Medical Certificate, Columbia University, New York, NY, 1999


MD, Washington University School of MEdicine, St. Louis, MO, 2004


Internship, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2005


Residency, Neurology, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY, 2008


Fellowship, Movement DIsorders, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY, 2010


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clinical and Research Interests:


Diagnosis, treatment, and long-term management of patients with Parkinson’s Disease, Lewy-Body disease, Huntington’s Disease, dystonias, ataxias, tremor, restless legs, Tourette syndrome, and other movement disorders; research in neuroethics and neuroepidemiology.


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board certification(s):

  • Neurology

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professional affiliations:

  • Movement DIsorders Society
  • American Academy of Neurology

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Book Chapters:


Haberfeld E, Louis ED. Essential and other tremors. In Knoefel JE, Albert M, Eds. Clinical Neurology of Aging, 3rd Edition, © 2010 Oxford University Press.


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Recent Medically Related Publications, Obtained from PubMed (Click on PubMed ID to view abstract)

22344717. Xie T, Goodman R, Browner N, Haberfeld E, Winfield L, Goldman J, Ford B, Treatment of fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome with unilateral deep brain stimulation. Mov Disord 27:6(799-800)2012 May

22810186. Haberfeld E, Williams MA, Ethical perspectives in neurology. Continuum (Minneap Minn) 16:1 Movement Disorders(166-9)2010 Feb

19572948. Haberfeld E, Louis ED, Is Parkinson's disease-related mortality declining? Eur J Neurol 16:9(964-5)2009 Sep

16269297. Cohen MS, Finkelstein SE, Brunt LM, Haberfeld E, Kangrga I, Moley JF, Lairmore TC, Outpatient minimally invasive parathyroidectomy using local/regional anesthesia: a safe and effective operative approach for selected patients. Surgery 138:4(681-7; discussion 687-9)2005 Oct