Dr. Galit Kleiner

NEUROLOGIST

Dr. Kleiner is the Medical Director of the Jeff and Diane Ross Movement Disorders Clinic at ATC. She is also Assistant Professor Department of Medicine, Division of Neurology, University of Toronto.

Dr. Kleiner obtained her MD at McGill University in Montreal and completed her residency in Neurology at Harvard University. She subsequently completed a clinical research fellowship in movement disorders at the University of Toronto. After starting her career at the University of Pennsylvania as the Clinical Director of the Parkinson’s Disease Research Education and Clinical Center (PADRECC) she returned to Canada and since 2012 has been working at the JDRMC.

Dr. Kleiner is interested in quality of life in geriatric movement disorders and is involved in several research initiatives including non-motor symptom fluctuations in Parkinson’s disease and looking at the impact of interdisciplinary care in movement disorders. She is involved with novel indications for Botulinum toxin including trialing Botulinum toxin for people with advanced dementia.

Dr. Kleiner lives in Toronto with her 3 children.

EXPERTISE: Neurological Rehabilitation, Movement Disorders, Parkinson’s Disease.