Lynda Nwabuobi, MD
Lynda Nwabuobi, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology, Weill Cornell Medicine Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Institute
Dr. Lynda Nwabuobi is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology at New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical College, specializing in Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders. She diagnoses and treats individuals with Parkinson’s disease, tremors, and other neurological diseases. Her goal is to deliver compassionate and individualized care using a holistic and multidisciplinary approach. She believes in using a combination of medication, exercise and physical therapy and social support to care for her patients and their caregivers, with the goal of helping them maintain and improve their quality of life. Dr. Nwabuobi grew up in Nigeria until the age of 12 when she moved to New York with her family. She earned her medical degree from NYU School of Medicine where she also completed her Neurology residency training and received awards for Excellence in Teaching and promoting Resident Wellness. She went on to complete a 2-year Movement Disorders fellowship program at Columbia University. Dr. Nwabuobi is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and is a member of the American Academy of Neurology and Movement Disorders Society. In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Nwabuobi has interests in health disparities research, teaching, advocacy, and community engagement/outreach. She has published several articles in peer-reviewed journals and has presented her work at national and international conferences. She is actively involved in educating underserved communities about Parkinson’s disease with the goal of improving access to care. At her institution, Dr. Nwabuobi currently teaches a curriculum on Providing Culturally Sensitive Care.