Parkinson’s disease & Movement Disorders Clinic
Empathic Care. Empowered Patient. Mindful Healing.
Dr. Monique Giroux combines medical, rehabilitation and wellness therapies offering the most holistic, empathic and comprehensive movement disorders personalized care in Colorado. Early in 1999, Dr. Giroux considered patient-centered comprehensive care ideal for her patients quality of life and set the course to develop one of the first specialty centers for Parkinson’s in Seattle when the concept of holistic care was unknown in the field of Movement Disorders. Dr. Giroux’s strong belief that patient-centered care empowers and strengthens resiliency is evident in the hope she inspires in her patients. Dr. Giroux is an author of several patient books, national speaker and recognized specialist in Movement Disorders, deep brain stimulation and complementary therapies. Dr. Giroux has participated in research that has shaped best treatments strategies and is currently enrolling patients in the INTREPID trial, the latest innovation in deep brain stimulation therapy.
Sierra Farris PA-C, DBS medical specialist since 2000, directs the Deep Brain Stimulation Program. Sierra offers a unique personalized service coordinating DBS care every step of the way that includes the surgical evaluation and education, surgical risk assessment, assists in the operating room to customize precise DBS placement, monitors medications, integrates rehabilitation into the DBS treatment plan and monitors the success of stimulation after surgery. Sierra adjusts stimulation for all Medtronic neurostimulators and the Boston Scientific neurostimulation system (Intrepid research trial).
Our comprehensive DBS Troubleshooting Clinic has improved the lives of many living with DBS in the USA and abroad – optimizing benefit, eliminating stimulation side effects, investigating hardware problems or providing second opinion about revision surgery. We want the best possible care for all people living with DBS. Read more about care coordination for patients living outside Colorado.
To register for an appointment, call Ingrid McGruder at 303-781-0511.