Lorna Myers, PH.D.

Editorial Board

David L. Perez M.D., M.M.S.c.

Dr. Perez is a faculty member in the Departments of Neurology and Psychiatry at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). Dr. Perez is the founding director of the MGH Functional Neurological Disorders (FND) Clinic based within the Cognitive Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry Units. In the MGH FND Clinic, Dr. Perez and colleagues provide specialized, integrated neurologic and psychiatric consultations for patients experiencing motor Functional Neurological Disorders, including individuals with Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures, Functional Movement Disorders, and Functional Limb Weakness. The allied clinical team includes physiothe rapists, occupational therapists, speech and language pathologists, neuropsychologists, and psychotherapists.

Dr. Perez is also the director of the MGH Functional Neurology Research Group, which is dedicated to the clinical and neurobiological investigation of motor FND. The laboratory uses neuropsychiatric assessments and advanced structural and functional MRI techniques to investigate markers of symptom severity, disease-risk, subtype and prognosis across individuals with Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures, Functional Movement Disorders and Functional Limb Weakness.

Dr. Perez is board-certified in Neurology, Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurology -- Neuropsychiatry.

Clinic Website

Research Website