Teri Thomsen, MD, JD

Assistant Professor Clinical, Neurology, (view Academic Profile)

"I practiced law for five years in The Department of Justice and I decided that I wanted to seek a career where I could be more helpful to society and I felt that medicine was a good choice. I choose neurology as a career because I was always interested in how the brain functions."



  • Deep brain stimulation (DBS)
  • Movement Disorders
  • Neurology
  • Parkinson’s disease

Education and Training


MD, University of Iowa College of Medicine


Neurology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA


Movement Disorders, University of Toronto, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Ontario