The team at our movement disorders clinic focuses on providing an interdisciplinary, collaborative approach to patient care and specializes in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. Options include deep brain stimulation, pain management, and kinesiology (including physical therapy) and Internal Medicine.
Robert M. Izor, M.D., M.S.
Dr. Izor is a 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, the first 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 Board of Physicians and Surgeons. He is affiliated with St. David’s Medical Center.
Shahab Hyder, M.D.
Dr. Hyder is a board-certified physician in Internal Medicine who has been practicing locally for over 6 years. After obtaining his bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas in 2001, Dr. Hyder went on to receive his MD from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. Hyder was then trained in Internal Medicine at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital residency program, with a specialty in Hospitalist Medicine. Dr. Hyder has practiced hospital-based medicine in downtown and suburban Miami prior to relocating to Austin in 2014. After practicing for over a decade in the hospital setting treating acute and emergent illnesses, he began to be involved in hospital-based transition of care to post-acute facilities and home health services. This work lead to a developing interest in long term disease management. Along with a burgeoning interest in nutrition and its role in disease management and preventative care, he decided to change his focus from acute hospital care to primary care. Dr. Hyder is proficient at speaking Spanish and has been caring for Spanish only speaking patients since his medical school training in Nashville. He is affiliated with Ascension Seton Medical Center.
Dr. Hyder is married with three young children. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, reading, and outdoor activities. Since returning to Austin, he has had a renewed interest in Mountain Biking and can be found on local trails throughout central Texas.
Jordan Harborth, FNP-C
Family Nurse Practitioner Jordan Harborth brings his past experience providing direct patient care, patient education, and patient advocacy in Emergency Medicine to our movement disorders clinic in Austin. He joined Neurology Solutions in September 2015. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2012 and worked as a registered nurse in hospital emergency medicine in Killeen and Cedar Park, Texas, while pursuing his graduate studies. He earned his Master of Science in Nursing from Texas State University – Round Rock in 2015.
Eric Rhoden, DPT
Eric M. Rhoden, DPT, received his Bachelor of Science from California State University San Marcos and his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Loma Linda University in Loma Linda, Calif. Eric is a certified PWR (Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery) therapist and has specialized in the Parkinson’s population since 2014. He has a fitness and orthopedic background, which he has fused with his passion and knowledge for the movement disorder population to create comprehensive and individualized treatments.