William G. Ondo, MD

Director, Movement Disorders, Houston Methodist Neurological Institute, Houston, TX

William George Ondo, MD, is a professor at the Houston Methodist Hospital and Director of the Movement Disorder Clinic. His medical degree was awarded by the Medical College of Virginia (Richmond, Virginia), and he completed an internship at the University of North Carolina Hospital (Chapel Hill, North Carolina), and a neurology residency at Duke University (Durham, North Carolina). In 1995, Dr. Ondo undertook a Movement Disorders fellowship with Dr. Jankovic and joined the Baylor faculty for 19 years, then later was a Professor at the University of Texas Medical Science Center-Houston in Houston, Texas for 4 years. Dr. Ondo maintains membership in multiple professional associations and research groups, which include the American Neurological Association, the American Academy of Neurology, and multiple study groups. He is also a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. As Dr. Ondo is interested in all areas of adult and pediatric movement disorder research and has served as primary, treating, and sub-investigator for many research projects involving those disease states. He has authored more than 200 original articles, review articles, and book chapters, and has edited two test books on Movement Disorders. He has also served on numerous editorial boards, speaker bureaus, study groups, and has lectured widely. His current research interests include Parkinson’s disease, restless legs syndrome, tremor, and the use of botulinum toxins.