Alex Baumgartner, MD
Assistant Professor, Neurology

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Medical School:
  • MD, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University (2016)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, Gonzaga University (WA) (2011)
Internship:
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School Program (2017)
Residency:
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School Program, Chief Resident, Neurology (2020)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado, Movement Disorders (2022)
Languages: English
Department: Neurology

Professional Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology

Publications

  • Baumgartner AJ, Thompson JA, Kern DS, Ojemann SG. Novel targets in deep brain stimulation for movement disorders. Neurosurg Rev. 2022 Aug;45(4):2593-2613. PubMed PMID: 35511309
  • Baumgartner AJ, Adkins M, Bainbridge J, Leehey MA. Acute akathisia following initiation of opicapone: A case report. Clin Park Relat Disord. 2022;7:100154. PubMed PMID: 35898798
  • Kern D, Korsmo M, Baumgartner AJ, Kramer D, Ojemann S, Case M, Holt-Becker AB, Raike R, Thompson JA. Methylphenidate effects on a clinically informative oscillatory signal within the subthalamic nucleus in Parkinson's disease during deep brain stimulation programming. Brain Stimul. 2022 May-Jun;15(3):747-749. PubMed PMID: 35526817
  • Hirt L, Baumgartner AJ, Kern DS, Kramer D, Ojemann SG, Thompson JA. Targeted versus actual stimulated areas in deep brain stimulation surgery for essential tremor. Poster presented at: University of Colorado Neurosurgery Research Symposium. 2022 May 3; Aurora, CO.
  • Baumgartner AJ, Kushida CA, Summers MO, Kern DS, Abosch A, Thompson JA. Basal Ganglia Local Field Potentials as a Potential Biomarker for Sleep Disturbance in Parkinson's Disease. Front Neurol. 2021;12:765203. PubMed PMID: 34777232
  • Baumgartner AJ, Press DZ, Simon DK. The Relationship Between Olfactory Dysfunction and Constipation in Early Parkinson's Disease. Mov Disord. 2021 Mar;36(3):781-782. PubMed PMID: 33404111
  • Baumgartner AJ, Hirt L, Kern DS, Thompson JA. Naturalistic sleep in Parkinson’s disease assessed by actigraphy and direct recordings of the subthalamic nucleus. Poster presented at: Neuroscience 2021. 50th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience. 2021 November 8-11.
  • Rossi KC, Baumgartner AJ, Goldenholz SR, Goldenholz DM. Recognizing and refuting the myth of tongue swallowing during a seizure. Seizure. 2020 Dec;83:32-37. PubMed PMID: 33080482
  • Baumgartner A, Quesenberry PJ. A Unique Neuropsychiatric Syndrome in Variant Hereditary Coproporphyria: Case Report and Review of the Literature. J Hematol. 2017 Mar;6(1):21-24. PubMed PMID: 32300387
  • Baumgartner A, Anthony D. The Decline of the Autopsy in Rhode Island and Nationwide: Past Trends and Future Directions. R I Med J (2013). 2016 Oct 4;99(10):36-38. PubMed PMID: 27706277
  • Baumgartner A, Coleman S, Swanson B. The cost of the sword: escape performance in male swordtails. PLoS One. 2011 Jan 6;6(1):e15837. PubMed PMID: 21253013
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Professional Memberships

  • International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society, Member
  • American Academy of Neurology, Member
  • Society for Neuroscience, Member

Practice Locations

UCHealth Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion - Anschutz Medical Campus
1635 Aurora Ct
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0000

UCHealth Lone Tree Medical Center
9548 Park Meadows Drive
Lone Tree, CO 80124
720-848-2200

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
Center Affiliations

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Neurology, Board Certification (2020)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Brain and Nervous System - Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Brain and Nervous System
  • Brain and Nervous System - Movement Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System - Parkinson's Disease
Public Speaking
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General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University (2016)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, Gonzaga University (WA) (2011)
Internships:
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School Program (2017)
Residency Programs:
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School Program, Chief Resident, Neurology (2020)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado, Movement Disorders (2022)
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Languages: English
Department: Neurology
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CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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