Sarah Ann O'Shea, MD, MS
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Neurology

MD, University of Illinois, Chicago
MS, Columbia University

Dr. Sarah O'Shea is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at Boston University School of Medicine and practices at Boston Medical Center, where she cares for patients with Parkinson's disease, atypical parkinsonism, Huntington's disease, and tremor. She also specializes in Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) for Movement Disorders and is also skilled in botulinum toxin injections for Movement Disorders and spasticity. Her research interests include investigating prodromal markers of Parkinson's disease and the effects of neurotoxicant exposure on the development of neurodegenerative disease. She also has a research interest in DBS outcomes, particularly neuropsychological outcomes after DBS surgery.

Dr. O'Shea received her BA in Biological Sciences at Northwestern University and her MD at the University of Illinois. She completed her neurology residency at the University of Iowa, where she served as Chief Resident. She completed a three-year fellowship in Movement Disorders at Columbia University/New York-Presbyterian Hospital. She also obtained an MS in Epidemiology at Columbia University during her fellowship training (Neuroepidemiology Training Program).

Dr. O'Shea is a member of The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society (MDS) and the American Academy of Neurology (AAN). She is a credentialed member of the Parkinson Study Group (PSG).

2017 HDSA: Huntington's Disease Study Group Conference Travel Grant
2016 Cleveland Clinic Comprehensive Neurotoxin Course Travel Stipend
2016 International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society Travel Grant
2016 American Academy of Neurology Research Travel Grant
2015 American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Administrative Fellowship
2009 American Medical Student Association Health and Disabilities Leadership Award
2008 UIC College of Medicine Arrie and Estelle Johnson Bamberger Scholarship
2007 Northwestern University Wolfstein Scholarship for Premedical Student Contributions to the Community
2006 J. G. Nolan Academic Scholarship
2005 Ernest & Gretchen McEwen Academic Scholarship

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  1. Schindlbeck KA, Gupta DK, Tang CC, O'Shea SA, Poston KL, Choi YY, Dhawan V, Vonsattel JP, Fahn S, Eidelberg D. Neuropathological correlation supports automated image-based differential diagnosis in parkinsonism. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2021 Apr 10. PMID: 33839891; DOI: 10.1007/s00259-021-05302-6;
  2. Anand P, Zakaria A, Benameur K, Ong C, Putman M, O'Shea S, Greer D, Cervantes-Arslanian AM. Myoclonus in Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019: A Multicenter Case Series. Crit Care Med. 2020 11; 48(11):1664-1669.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32804787
  3. Juul D, Gutmann L, Adams HP, O'Shea SA, Faulkner LR. Training in Neurology: Feedback from Graduates About the Psychiatry Component of Residency Training. Neurology. 2021 02 02; 96(5):233-236. PMID: 32913017
  4. Wattiez AS, O'Shea SA, Ten Eyck P, Sowers LP, Recober A, Russo AF, Fattal D. Patients With Vestibular Migraine are More Likely to Have Occipital Headaches than those With Migraine Without Vestibular Symptoms. Headache. 2020 Sep; 60(8):1581-1591. PMID: 32712960
  5. Bird K, Saint-Hilaire M, Curiale G, O'Shea SA. Development of Hypertrophic Olivary Degeneration following Pontine Hemorrhage. Ann Neurol. 2020 06; 87(6):809-810.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32339325
  6. O'Shea SA, Elkind M, Pullman SL, Ford B. Holmes Tremor due to Artery of Percheron Infarct: Clinical Case and Treatment Using Deep Brain Stimulation of the Vim and ZI Targets. Tremor Other Hyperkinet Mov (N Y). 2020; 10. PMID: 32195040
  7. Marciniak C, O'Shea SA, Lee J, Jesselson M, Dudas-Sheehan D, Beltran E, Gaebler-Spira D. Urinary incontinence in adults with cerebral palsy: prevalence, type, and effects on participation. PM R. 2014 Feb; 6(2):110-20; quiz 120. PMID: 23978464; DOI: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2013.07.012;

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