Sarah Furtado

Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology

Movement Disorders, Urgent Neurology

MD, PhD, FRCPC


Contact information

Phone

Movement Disorders Clinic: 403-944-4364
Urgent Neurology Clinic: 403-944-2372

Biography

Dr. Furtado completed medical school and Neurology residency training at the University of Calgary after having obtained a PhD in neurosciences at McMaster University. Following the completion of her Neurology residency, she completed a fellowship in movement disorders and PET imaging with Dr. Jon Stoessl at UBC. Subsequent to this she joined DCNS in 2001.

She works in both the Movement Disorders and Urgent Neurology clinics at the Foothills Hospital. She is a faculty member (and past co-chair) of the National Residents' Movement Disorders Course (sponsored by the Canadian Movement Disorders Group), as well as a member of the Royal College Examination Board in Neurology and the Royal College Specialty Committee for Neurology. She has been a past member of the Neurology residency training programme in Calgary and ongoing member of the Parkinson Study Group and Huntington Study Group.