Robert M. Izor, M.D., M.S.
Robert M. Izor, MD, MS is the only Fellowship-trained movement disorder specialist in Austin concentrating in the treatment of patients with movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor, spasticity, and dystonia.
A Board-Certified neurologist, Dr. Izor has extensive knowledge and experience with the use of advanced interventional treatments for neurological conditions including Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) and Botulinum Toxin (BTX) Therapy. Dr. Izor established Neurology Solutions Movement Disorder Center in 2004, which is the only subspecialty movement disorders clinic in Central Texas offering a comprehensive continuum of care that includes medication, nutrition counseling, physical therapy, cognitive and speech evaluation, pain and spasticity control, sleep evaluation, and surgical management including DBS and Intrathecal Baclofen Pump (ITB) Therapy. He continues to stay at the forefront of dystonia and Parkinson’s disease treatments.
Dr. Izor received his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHSCH) and completed his Internship in Internal Medicine at the Ochsner Foundation Hospital in New Orleans, Louisiana, and Residency in Neurology at UTHSCH, where he served as Chief Resident. He completed a fellowship with a focus on movement disorders that covered the selection of patients for Deep Brain Stimulation surgery, intraoperative mapping, and post-operative programming.
At the forefront of his profession as a movement disorders specialist, Dr. Izor has contributed to both basic science and clinical research and has participated with neurosurgeon Dr. Anant Patel in DBS implant surgeries and programming of nearly 200 patients in the Austin area. He holds a Master of Science in Molecular Immunology from the UTHSCH and M.D. Anderson Cancer Center’s Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.
Dr. Izor is a member of professional societies including the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society, the American Academy of Neurology, and American Academy of Sleep Medicine. He is affiliated with St. David’s Medical Center.