Daniel Martinez-Ramirez

Daniel Martinez-Ramirez

martinez_ramirez_daniel_martinez_ramirez_55694Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration
College of Medicine

Dr. Daniel Martinez-Ramirez received his M.D. from the Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon in 2005. He completed an internal medicine internship at the Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla and Neurology residency at the Tec de Monterrey in 2012. Following residency, he was trained in the Movement Disorders Clinic at the Instituto Nacional de Neurologia y Neurocirugia in Mexico City for one year, and in the University of Florida Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration for an additional two years. Dr. Martinez has over 65 published articles, book/chapters, and meeting presentations. He is currently a Research Professor at the University of Florida with interest in motor and non-motor aspects of Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders and he is also an expert in medical and surgical treatments of Parkinson’s disease. He is the author of the Spanish version of Parkinson’s Treatment: 10 Secrets to a Happier Life.


  • Update on deep brain stimulation in Parkinson’s disease. Translational Neurodegeneration 2015;4:12. Martinez-Ramirez D, Hu W, Bona AR, Wagle Shukla A, Okun MS.
  • Rate of aspiration pneumonia in hospitalized Parkinson’s disease patients: a cross-sectional study. BMC Neurology 2015. Martinez-Ramirez D, Almeida L, Giugni JC, Ahmed B, Higuchi M, Little CS, Chapman JP, Mignacca C, Hess CW, Wagle Shukla A, Wheeler Hegland K, Okun MS. In press.
  • A polysomnographic study of Parkinson’s disease sleep architecture. Parkinson’s Disease 2015. Martinez-Ramirez D, De Jesus S, Walz R, Cervantes-Arriaga A, Peng-Chen Z, Okun MS, Alariste-Booth V, Rodriguez-Violante M. In press.
  • Missing dosages and neuroleptic usage may prolong length of stay in hospitalized Parkinson’s disease patients. PLoS ONE 2015. In press. Martinez-Ramirez D, Giugni JC, Little CS, Chapman JP, Ahmed B, Monari E, Wagle Shukla A, Hess CW, Okun MS. In press.
  • Chasing tics in the human brain: development of open, scheduled and closed loop responsive approaches to Deep Brain Stimulation for Tourette. Journal of Clinical Neurology 2015. Almeida L, Martinez-Ramirez D, Rossi PJ, Gunduz A, Okun MS. In press.