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Cara Jacob, MD

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine | College of Medicine

Education/Credentials
  • Bachelor's Degree: Indiana University
  • Medical Degree: Indiana University
  • Residency: Methodist Hospital
  • Residency: Methodist Hospital
  • Residency: Indiana University
  • Fellowship: University of Cincinnati
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Neurology) (Certification Date: 20120920)

Contact Information

Clinical Interests

Neurology

Movement Disorders

Parkinson's Disease

Alzheimer's Disease

Ataxia

Balance Disorders

Bell's Palsy

Cataplexy

Catatonia

Cerebellar Ataxia

Chorea

Corticobasal Degeneration (CBD)

Dementia

Dyskinesias

Dystonia

Essential Tremor (ET)

Gait Disorders

Hemifacial Spasm

Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia

Huntington's Disease

Hyperkalemic Periodic Paralysis

Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis

Lewy Body Dementia

Lewy Body Disease

Multiple System Atrophy (MSA)

Muscle Rigidity

Muscle Spasticity

Myoclonic Seizures

Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

Orthostatic Hypotension (Postural Hypotension)

Paraparesis

Parkinson's Hypophonia (Bowing/Atrophy)

Posterior Cortical Atrophy

Prion Disease

Psychomotor Disorders

Sensory Ataxia

Serotonin Syndrome

Spasms

Spinocerebellar Ataxia (SCA)

Spinocerebellar Degenerations

Stiff-Person Syndrome

Subacute Combined Degeneration

Tauopathies

Tay-Sachs Disease

TDP-43 Proteinopathies

Tics and Tourette Syndrome

Tourette Syndrome

Tremors

Tropical Spastic Paraparesis

Vascular Cognitive Impairment

Vascular Dementia

Wernicke Encephalopathy

Peer Reviewed Publications

Pecina, Cara Ann 2012. Tick paralysis. Seminars in neurology, 32 5, 531-2