Dr. Padraig O’Suilleabhain
Dr. Padraig O’Suilleabhain from Dallas, TX
Nominated by Ruth Dederich
Dr Padraig O’Suilleabhain (pronounced O-Sul-o-wine) has promoted the welfare of Parkinson’s patients here in Texas in a most through way.
He cares about the whole patient. He wants to treat the whole person not just the Parkinson’s patient but all aspects of their being. He treats their Parkinson’s disease with physical or what is known as BIG physical therapy, occupational therapy and Lee Silverman speech therapy. He recommends exams for skin cancers that seem to be more common in Parkinson’s patients.
He has a talent for providing excellent Botox treatment for some of the most difficult effects of the illness. He is careful to refer his patients to a wide spectrum of specialists in order to achieve the best outcome considering all their many needs.
He is very kind and thoughtful about his patients and has a great grasp and understanding of their physical, mental and emotional status. He counsels his patients on a broad spectrum of spiritual and psychiatric issues as this disease can affect each patient in different ways. Dr O’Suilleabhain sees patients in their totality.
He has an encyclopedic knowledge of medicine and is aware of the intricate and interwoven levels of different fields of medicine. He understands the mind and the body and how they work together. He understands what Western medicine has to offer and he makes sure that each patient is the recipient of his knowledge.
He is a very good programmer of DBS patients. He keeps an open mind about his schedule at all times for patients and sees them whenever he finds an opening.
He is an author of a textbook giving excellent information of the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. He has done much scientific research on this illness and is well respected by his peers.
He took on the job of being the Medical Director it seems to make sure our patients get the best care possible.
Dr. O’Suilleabhain has devoted his life to the practice of medicine and is certainly a superstar in the Parkinson’s community in Texas and surrounding states.