Froedtert & MCW Deep Brain Stimulation program

Froedtert & MCW Deep Brain Stimulation program

Peter Pahapill, MD, neurosurgeon, explains why the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin deep brain stimulation (DBS) program is the best in the area. Dr. Pahapill is part of the Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Program.

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Peter Pahapill, MD, neurosurgeon, explains deep brain stimulation (DBS), and why it is successful in treating Parkinson’s disease. Dr. Pahapill is part of the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Program.

Deep Brain Stimulation Risks

Peter Pahapill, MD, neurosurgeon, discusses the risks associated with deep brain stimulation (DBS) and the surgery used to implant the device. Dr. Pahapill is part of the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Program.

DBS Benefits

Peter Pahapill, MD, neurosurgeon, talks about how deep brain stimulation (DBS) can improve your quality of life. Dr. Pahapill is part of the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Program.

Awake During DBS Surgery

Peter Pahapill, MD, neurosurgeon, explains why patients need to be awake during the procedure to place the deep brain stimulation (DBS) device. Dr. Pahapill is part of the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Program.