Areas of Expertise

  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Movement Disorders

 

About Dr. Farmer

Jill Giordano Farmer, DO, MPH, is an assistant professor of neurology and director of the Parkinson’s Disease & Movement Disorder Program at Global Neurosciences Institute. She is board certified in neurology.

As the first movement disorder specialist with GNI, Dr. Farmer has developed a comprehensive movement disorder program to address medical management, surgical management and rehabilitation strategies for patients with Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders. 

Breakthroughs

Dr. Farmer developed clinics for botulinum toxin (Botox®) therapy to treat dystonia and spasticity, as well as deep brain stimulation to manage Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor and dystonia.

Dr. Farmer was the first movement disorder specialist in New Jersey to use Duopa, the newest surgical intervention for Parkinson’s disease.

Education and training

  • Medical school: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine
  • MPH: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson School of Public Health