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Melissa J. Armstrong

Melissa J. Armstrong M.D.

Academic Title: Assistant Professor
Primary Appointment: Neurology
Location: Paca/Pratt 3-S-128
Phone: (410) 328-7809
Fax: (410) 328-0167

Personal History:

Melissa Armstrong, MD joined the Movement Disorders Center in January 2012. In addition to her training in neurology and movement disorders, she has a master's degree in healthcare research. Her clinical and research interests focus on the memory and thinking problems that develop in Parkinson's Disease and atypical parkinsonisms and how to help patients and their families with these problems. Dr. Armstrong is also a consultant for the American Academy of Neurology regarding evidence-based medicine and developing guidelines about the best care for neurology patients.

Special Interests:

  • Atypical Parkinsonian Syndromes (e.g. CBD, PSP)
  • Cognitive Aspects of Parkinson's Disease and Atypical Parkinsonian Syndromes
  • Comprehensive Care of Patients with Parkinson's Disease and their Families
  • Evidence-Based Medicine and Guidelines


  • Medical School: Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine
  • Neurology Residency: Loyola University Medical Center - Neurology
  • Fellowship: Toronto Western Hospital - Neurology/Movement Disorders
  • Certifications: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology