Travis Hassell, MD PhD Assistant Professor

Dr. Travis Hassell is an Assistant Professor of Neurology specializing in Movement Disorders at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. His clinical practice and research focuses both on movement disorders and biomedical engineering, with an emphasis on developing new device technologies for neuromodulation such as adaptive deep brain stimulation (DBS). Prior to his current appointment, Dr. Hassell completed a Movement Disorders Fellowship at VUMC in 2017. He earned his MD from the Indiana University School of Medicine in 2012, and subsequently completed his neurology residency training at Indiana University (Indianapolis, IN), serving as Chief Resident his final year in 2016. Dr. Hassell earned his doctorate in Biomedical Engineering from Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN), graduating summa cum laude with a thesis studying devices for real-time monitoring of central nervous system recovery and modulation. Dr. Hassell is currently involved as a site primary investigator (PI) for the ADAPT-PD trial with Medtronic.

Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN

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