Kathleen M. Shannon
MD, FAAN, FANA

  • Neurology
Kathleen M. Shannon, MD, FAAN, FANA

About

Dr. Shannon is a Professor and Chair of Neurology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Dr. Shannon's medical interests include movement disorders, with special emphasis on neurodegenerative disorders such as Huntington's disease and Parkinson's disease. Dr. Shannon has built her research career on clinical trials of medical and surgical interventions on these disorders, and is also interested in gastrointestinal biomarkers of Parkinson's disease and the potential role of gastrointestinal dysfunction in the pathogenesis of the disease.

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation
  • Department of Neurology

Practice locations

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  • University Hospital - Movement Disorders Clinic (Neurology)
    • 600 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-5442
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  • UW Health at The American Center - Huntington's Disease Clinic
    • 4602 Eastpark Blvd. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-5442
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Education & credentials

Board certifications
  • Neurology
Medical School
  • Rush University Medical College, Chicago, IL
Fellowships

Movement Disorders, Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Residencies
  • Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, Chicago, IL
Internships
  • Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Specialties

Additional conditions and treatments
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Movement Disorders