The Chase Family Movement Disorders Center combines the diagnostic and therapeutic skills of prominent specialists with ongoing clinical research.

We offer a personal and compassionate approach to a comprehensive treatment plan that addresses the unique needs of every individual with Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders, from diagnosis to hospice.

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Service Locations

The Chase Family Movement Disorders Center has convenient locations in Vernon, Cheshire, Mystic and Hartford.

Give to the Chase Family Movement Disorders Center

Help our patients continue to do the things that they need to do and like to do. We're passionate about enhancing our patients’ lives, so we are developing a patient-driven program to meet the needs expressed by patients themselves. Can you help?

Conditions & Treatments

A slight change in posture, difficulty walking, involuntary movements or abnormal speech could be a sign of a movement disorder. An extensive physical and neurological examination by the Center’s specialists will help find the cause, and possible treatments, for your condition.

Departments & Services

Our specialists in neurology and movement disorders are supplemented by specialists who support our whole-body, integrated approach to care.

Research

Our role in finding new ways to treat neurodegenerative disorders.

Our Team

A board-certified doctor gives you the expertise needed for an accurate diagnosis and the best possible treatment.

Patient Resources

What you'll need to bring to your first appointment.

Patient Stories

First-person patient experiences at the Chase Family Movement Disorders Center.

In The News

Local media coverage of the Chase Family Movement Disorders Center.

Events & Support Groups

We are dedicated to educating the community through outreach education programs and support groups.

Wellness Classes

We feel that combined with modern treatments and cutting edge therapies, our variety of wellness classes offer a way to keep our patients on the right track to living their best life.



Meet our Movement Disorders Specialists:

Name Specialties Location
Bortan, Elena, MD Bortan, Elena, MD
4.8 /5
99 surveys
860.870.6385
  • Neurology
  • Mystic
Caruso, Jennifer Ann, PsyD Caruso, Jennifer Ann, PsyD 860.870.6385
  • Neuropsychology
  • Vernon
Dagostine, Michelle, MD Dagostine, Michelle, MD
4.9 /5
117 surveys
860.870.6385
  • Neurology
  • Cheshire
de Marcaida, Joy Antonelle, MD de Marcaida, Joy Antonelle, MD
4.9 /5
110 surveys
860.870.6385
  • Neurology
  • Vernon
Dorfman, Benjamin, MD Dorfman, Benjamin, MD 860.870.6385
  • Neurology
  • Cheshire
  • Winsted
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Duffy, James, MD, FANA, FAAHPM Duffy, James, MD, FANA, FAAHPM 860.870.6385
  • Psychiatry
  • Integrative Medicine
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  • Mystic
Ford, Kellie Angela, APRN Ford, Kellie Angela, APRN 860.870.6385
  • Neurology
  • Vernon
Hillery, Christopher, PA-C Hillery, Christopher, PA-C 860.870.6385
  • Neurology
  • Mystic
Hodges, Kendall Anne, APRN Hodges, Kendall Anne, APRN
4.9 /5
184 surveys
860.870.6385
  • Neurology
  • Cheshire
Jokl, Corey, PA-C Jokl, Corey, PA-C
4.9 /5
185 surveys
860.870.6385
  • Neurology
  • Cheshire
Just, Lauren Ann, APRN Just, Lauren Ann, APRN 860.870.6385
  • Neurology
  • Cheshire
Kanchana, Sulada, MD, PhD Kanchana, Sulada, MD, PhD
4.3 /5
47 surveys
860.870.6385
  • Neurology
  • Vernon
Lahrmann, Jeffrey Philip, MD Lahrmann, Jeffrey Philip, MD
4.8 /5
160 surveys
860.870.6385
  • Neurology
  • Vernon
  • Winsted
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Lawton, Jessica Maria, PA-C Lawton, Jessica Maria, PA-C
4.9 /5
212 surveys
860.870.6385
  • Neurology
  • Mystic
Liu, Yongbao, APRN Liu, Yongbao, APRN 860.870.6385
  • Neurology
  • Vernon
Machado, Duarte Goncalves, MD Machado, Duarte Goncalves, MD
4.9 /5
155 surveys
860.870.6385
  • Neurology
  • Cheshire
Mascolo, Joseph, APRN Mascolo, Joseph, APRN
4.8 /5
102 surveys
860.870.6385
  • Neurology
  • Vernon
Meytin, Leon, MD Meytin, Leon, MD 860.870.6385
  • Neurology
  • Stamford
  • Bridgeport
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Mills, Ginger, PsyD Mills, Ginger, PsyD 860.870.6385
  • Neuropsychology
  • Stamford
  • Hartford
Show Less
Moro-de-Casillas, Maria Luisa, MD Moro-de-Casillas, Maria Luisa, MD
4.8 /5
74 surveys
860.870.6385
  • Neurology
  • Mystic
  • Hartford
Show Less
Schnirman, Geoffrey Miles, PhD Schnirman, Geoffrey Miles, PhD 860.870.6385
  • Neuropsychology
  • Mystic
Urval, Nikita, MD Urval, Nikita, MD 860.870.6385
  • Neurology
  • Stamford
  • Wilton
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Varga, Claire-Marie, PsyD Varga, Claire-Marie, PsyD 860.870.6385
  • Neuropsychology
  • Vernon