Anthony Santiago, MD


Academic Title

Associate Professor

Clinical Title

University of Minnesota Physician


Medical School
Albany Medical College

Neurology, Albany Medical College

Movement Disorders/Neuromodulation
Albany Medical College

Bachelor's Degree
Psychology and Chemistry
Le Moyne College

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Office Address
Department of Neurology
University of Minnesota
420 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Mailing Address
Department of Neurology
University of Minnesota
MMC 295, 420 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

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Bio Statement

Anthony J. Santiago, M. D. is Associate Professor of Neurology, Section Chief of the Divisions of Movement Disorders and Ataxia, and Director of the Movement Disorders Fellowship Program at the University of Minnesota. Previously, he was Associate Professor of Neurology at the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Research Center of Barrow Neurological Institute (MAPRC/BNI), where he served as the National Parkinson Foundation Center Director, Director of the Movement Disorders Fellowship Program and the Director of Clinical and Translational Research in Neurodegenerative Disorders.

Prior to his position at the MAPRC/BNI, he was the Medical Director of the Edward Ewell Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center in Spokane, WA; a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacotherapeutics at Washington State University (WSU); and the Co-Director of the Pharm D Fellowship in Neurodegenerative Disorders at WSU. Dr. Santiago is an Alpha Omega Alpha graduate of the Albany Medical College in Albany, where he also completed his post-graduate training in Neurology and a Fellowship in Movement Disorders and Neuromodulation; prior to and during medical school, he was in the Department of Pharmacology, where his research focused on the neuropharmacology of dopamine and was an Assistant Professor of Neurology in the Division of Movement Disorders. Dr. Santiago is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Le Moyne College in Syracuse, NY with degrees in Psychology and Chemistry.

Dr. Santiago is a nationally-recognized clinician and clinical researcher in Movement Disorders and author of numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters; a frequent lecturer for national organizations supporting research and care initiatives for patients with Parkinson's Disease (Michael J. Fox Foundation, Davis Phinney Foundation, National Parkinson Foundation, Parkinson Disease Foundation); the recipient of numerous research grants from government and industry partners; and, a clinician who emphasizes a holistic and humanistic approach to patient care, partnering with his patients and their families to create a relationship that is mutual and nurturing.

Research Interests

Research Interests.

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Current Research Projects.