Dr. Perez is a board-certified neurologist who specializes in movement disorders. Originally from southern Louisiana, Dr. Perez received an undergraduate degree in music performance at LSU in Baton Rouge followed by a medical degree from LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. She and her family then relocated to Birmingham, Alabama to complete a neurology residency followed by fellowship training in Movement and Neurodegenerative Disorders at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She is a member of the America Academy of Neurology and the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society.
Her clinical interests are the diagnosis and treatment of tremor, Parkinson’s disease, dystonia, ataxia, and Huntington’s disease. She has expertise in the placement and management of Deep Brain Stimulators for refractory tremor, Parkinson’s disease, and dystonia. She also performs botulinum toxin injections for chronic migraine and dystonia. She divides her time between clinical responsibilities at Tulane and the VA Medical Center, the education of the medical students and residents, and the activities of her husband and three children.
American Academy of Neurology
International Parkinson & Movement Disorder Society
Board certified to practice neurology by The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Sarah Perez, call 504-988-5561.
Essential tremor, Parkinson's disease, dystonia, ataxia, and Huntington's disease