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Neurology

Houston, Texas

The Cullen Building at Baylor College of Medicine.
Department of Neurology
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Subhashie Wijemanne Sarathkumara, M.B.B.S., M.D., M.R.C.P.

Instructor of Neurology

Clinical Service Area

Neurology

Specialty

Parkinson's Disease
Tremors
Movement Disorders

Board Certification

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology

Clinic Appointments

713-798-7438

Consult

713-798-7438

Medical School

M.B.B.S., University of Peradeniya Faculty of Medicine, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

Internship

Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, Mass.

Residency

Neurology, Tufts University, Boston, Mass.

Clinical Fellowship

Movement Disorders, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Clinic Location

Baylor Neurology
Smith Tower
6550 Fannin, Suite 1801
Houston, Texas 77030

Clinical Interests

Movement disorders including Parkinson's disease and related neurodegenerative disorders, tremors, dystonia, Tourette syndrome, Huntington's disease and restless legs syndrome.

Contact Information

Subhashie Wijemanne Sarathkumara, M.B.B.S., M.D., M.R.C.P.
Department of Neurology
Baylor College of Medicine
One Baylor Plaza, MS NB302
Houston, Texas 77030

Tel: 713-798-7438
Fax: 713-798-6808
Email:

Journal Publications

  • Wijemanne S, Jimenez-Shahed J. Improvement in dystonic camptocormia following botulinum toxin injection to the external oblique muscle. Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2014;20(10):1106-7. [View journal article]
  • Wijemanne S, Wu LJ, Jankovic J. Long-term efficacy and safety of fluphenazine in patients with Tourette syndrome. Mov Disord. 2014;29(1):126-30. [View journal article]
  • Ooi WW, Wijemanne S, Thomas CB, Quezado M, Brown CR, Nash TE. Short report: A calcified Taenia solium granuloma associated with recurrent perilesional edema causing refractory seizures: histopathological features. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2011;85(3):460-3. [View journal article]
  • Wijemanne S, Jankovic J. Hemidystonia-hemiatrophy syndrome. Mov Disord. 2009;24(4):583-9. [View journal article]
  • Wijemanne S, Jankovic J. Hemiparkinsonism-hemiatrophy syndrome. Neurology. 2007;69(16):1585-94. [View journal article]
  • Alibhoy AT, Wijemanne S, Gamage R. Paroxysmal kinesigenic dyskinesia. Ceylon Med J. 2006;51(1):36-7. [View journal article]

Poster and Platform Presentations (Selected out of 14)

  • Wijemanne S, Jankovic J. Hereditary spastic paraplegia due to a novel mutation in SPG11 gene presenting as dopa responsive dystonia, parkinsonism and spasticity. Neurology. 2014;82(Meeting Abstracts 1):P4.057. [View poster]
  • Wijemanne S, Waln O, Jimenez-Shahed J. Concurrent bilateral Vim and STN DBS in a patient with ET/PD. Neurology. 2014;82(Meeting Abstracts 1):P7.055. [View poster]
  • Wijemanne S, Jankovic J. The long-term efficacy and safety of fluphenazine in patients with Tourette syndrome. Neurology. 2013;80(Meeting Abstracts 1):P02.057. [View poster]
  • Wijemanne S, Jimenez Shahed J. Improvement in camptocormia following botulinum toxin injection to the external oblique muscle. Neurology. 2013;80(Meeting Abstracts 1):P06.105. [View poster]
  • Wijemanne S, Li S, Vytopil M. Subacute combine degeneration of the cord due to functional B12 deficiency. Ann Neurol. 2012;72 Suppl 16:S108.
  • Wijemanne S, Hinchey J. Hospital acquired encephalopathy due to H2 blockers. Neurology. 2012;78(Meeting Abstracts 1):P02.043.
  • Wijemanne S, Parkerson K, Sabin T. Case of Wernicke's encephalopathy presenting as a frontal lobe syndrome. Presented at the Boston Society of Neurology and Psychiatry (BSNP), Stanley Cobb Assembly in Boston, Mass. (March 2012).
  • Pulicken M, Wijemanne S, Drobnis A, Thaler DE, Parkerson KA. Steroid-responsive encephalopathy due to autoimmune thyroiditis presenting as epilepsia partialis continua: a case report. Abstract No 2.183, 2011, American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting, www.aesnet.org
  • Wijemanne S, Jones R. Multifocal motor neuropathy with paraspinal involvement. Neurology. 2011;76(Suppl 4):A573.
  • Wijemanne S, Gorson K. Cerebral hemosiderosis due to spinal dural tract. Presented at the Boston Society of Neurology and Psychiatry (BSNP), Stanley Cobb Assembly in Boston, Mass. (March 16, 2011).

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