The Chase Family Movement Disorders Center combines the diagnostic and therapeutic skills of prominent specialists with ongoing clinical research.

We offer a personal and compassionate approach to a comprehensive treatment plan that addresses the unique needs of every individual with Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders, from diagnosis to hospice.

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Accepting New Patients in Stamford

We now offer movement disorders services in Stamford and Torrington.

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Spanish Clinic - Now Open!

We now serve our Spanish speaking population at our new location in Hartford at 79 Retreat Avenue.

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American Parkinson Disease Association names Chase Family Movement Disorders Center as the first Information and Referral Center in CT!

The Chase Family Movement Disorders Center was recently appointed as an Information & Referral Center by the American Parkinson Disease Association. This Center serves as a resource for those with Parkinson’s disease and their loved ones as well as healthcare providers. The Center has a dedicated Information and Referral Center Coordinator, Rachel Geoffrion, who connects and provides resources from the state and national organization directly to the patient and family. She is under the medical direction of Dr. Joy DeMarcaida, Neurologist and Movement Disorder Specialist associated with Chase Family Movement Disorders Center of Hartford HealthCare.

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Service Locations

The Chase Family Movement Disorders Center has convenient locations in Vernon, Cheshire, Mystic and Hartford.

Give to the Chase Family Movement Disorders Center

Help our patients continue to do the things that they need to do and like to do. We're passionate about enhancing our patients’ lives, so we are developing a patient-driven program to meet the needs expressed by patients themselves. Can you help?

Conditions & Treatments

A slight change in posture, difficulty walking, involuntary movements or abnormal speech could be a sign of a movement disorder. An extensive physical and neurological examination by the Center’s specialists will help find the cause, and possible treatments, for your condition.

Departments & Services

Our specialists in neurology and movement disorders are supplemented by specialists who support our whole-body, integrated approach to care.

Research

Our role in finding new ways to treat neurodegenerative disorders.

Our Team

A board-certified doctor gives you the expertise needed for an accurate diagnosis and the best possible treatment.

Patient Resources

What you'll need to bring to your first appointment.

Patient Stories

First-person patient experiences at the Chase Family Movement Disorders Center.

In The News

Local media coverage of the Chase Family Movement Disorders Center.

Events & Support Groups

We are dedicated to educating the community through outreach education programs and support groups.

Wellness Classes

We feel that combined with modern treatments and cutting edge therapies, our variety of wellness classes offer a way to keep our patients on the right track to living their best life.


Chase Family Movement Disorders - In The News

November 18, 2021

Improving Care Through a Patient and Family Advisory Council

Valdemar Ramos was just the sort of patient Dr. Sulada Kanchana was looking for when she started organizing the Chase [...]

November 13, 2021

How a Neuropsychologist Can Assess Cognitive Symptoms of Parkinson’s

Trouble walking or hand tremors are the familiar signs of movement disorders like Parkinson’s disease, but there also can be [...]

November 13, 2021

Boxing? Dance? Movement Disorders Patients Pick Their Free Classes

Exercise is helpful to everyone, but for people with movement disorders like Parkinson’s disease, structured physical activity can be the [...]

November 10, 2021

Maintaining Independence During Parkinson’s: How a Social Worker Helps

The man was sleeping on an air mattress on the floor of a spartan apartment, struggling to get to his [...]

October 29, 2021

Ayer Neuroscience Institute Adds Movement Disorders Specialist in Cheshire, Winsted

The Hartford HealthCare Ayer Neuroscience Institute announces the addition of neurologist and movement disorders specialist Dr. Benjamin Dorfman to its [...]

September 03, 2021

How a Social Worker Helps Parkinson’s Patients Adjust to a New Life

Amanda Brill is a social worker embedded in Hartford HealthCare’s Ayer Neuroscience Institute Chase Family Movement Disorders Center. She is [...]

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