Jennifer S. Hui, MD

Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology (Clinician Educator)

Director, DBS Program, Keck Hospital

ACGME Program Director

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Dr. Hui is a Board certified neurologist specializing in behavioral neurology, Parkinson disease and movement disorders. Her research focuses primarily on the non-motor manifestations of Parkinson’s disease, including compulsive behaviors, cognitive impairment and depression. She is currently studying the behavioral side effects of medications used in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease and the beneficial effects of exercise on cognition in Parkinson’s disease. Dr. Hui serves as the site investigator for several clinical trials studying new treatments for Parkinson’s disease and dystonia. She has served as Director of the Physicians Assistant Neurology Fellowship, interim Director of the Residency Program and currently serves as Co-Director of the USC DBS program.


  • Cognitive effects of theta frequency bilateral subthalamic nucleus stimulation in Parkinson’s disease: A pilot study Brain Stimul. 2021 Mar-Apr; 14(2):230-240. . View in PubMed
  • Open-label titration of apomorphine sublingual film in patients with Parkinson’s disease and “OFF” episodes Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2020 10; 79:110-116. . View in PubMed
  • Mild cognitive impairment, psychiatric symptoms, and executive functioning in patients with Parkinson’s disease Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2020 04; 35(4):396-404. . View in PubMed
  • Treadmill exercise elevates striatal dopamine D2 receptor binding potential in patients with early Parkinson’s disease Neuroreport. 2013 Jul 10; 24(10):509-14. . View in PubMed
  • Calcification of the Basal Ganglia Handb Clin Neurol. 2007; 84:479-86. . View in PubMed
  • Behavioral changes as side effects of medication treatment for Parkinson’s disease Adv Neurol. 2005; 96:114-29. . View in PubMed