Philip David Charles, M.D.


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Faculty Appointments
Assistant Dean for Medical School Admissions Professor of Neurology
M.D., Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TennesseeB.S., Computer Science and Mathemathics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
Office Address
Department of Neurology
Suite A-1106 MCN
1161 21st Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37232
Clinical Research Keywords
Movement Disorders, Parkinson's Disease, Dystonia, Tremor, Spasticity
Charles PD, Padaliya BB, Newman WJ, Gill CE, Covington CD, Fang JY, So SA, Tramontana MG, Konrad PE, Davis TL. Deep brain stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus reduces antiparkinsonian medication costs. Parkinsonism Relat. Disord. 2004 Dec; 10(8): 475-9. PMID: 15542007, PII: S1353802004000963, DOI: 10.1016/j.parkreldis.2004.05.006, ISSN: 1353-8020.

Charles PD. Botulinum neurotoxin serotype A: a clinical update on non-cosmetic uses. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2004 Nov 11/15/2004; 61(22 Suppl 6): S11-23. PMID: 15598005, ISSN: 1079-2082.

Newman WJ, Davis TL, Padaliya BB, Covington CD, Gill CE, Abramovitch AI, Charles PD. Botulinum toxin type A therapy during pregnancy. Mov. Disord. 2004 Nov; 19(11): 1384-5. PMID: 15389988, DOI: 10.1002/mds.20205, ISSN: 0885-3185.

Padaliya BB, Davis TL, Newman WJ, Konrad PE, Covington CD, Gill CE, Abramovitch AI, Charles PD. Bilateral globus pallidus internus deep brain stimulation therapy for primary generalized dystonia. Tenn Med. 2004 Jul; 97(7): 317-8. PMID: 15359520, ISSN: 1088-6222.

Pfister AA, Roberts AG, Taylor HM, Noel-Spaudling S, Damian MM, Charles PD. Spasticity in adults living in a developmental center. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2003 Dec; 84(12): 1808-12. PMID: 14669188, PII: S000399930300368X, ISSN: 0003-9993.

Gill C, Covington C, Padaliya B, Newman W, Pomeroy T, Charles PD. Successful treatment of childhood spasticity secondary to cerebral palsy using Botox. Tenn Med. 2003 Nov; 96(11): 511-3. PMID: 14635360, ISSN: 1088-6222.

Roberts AG, Graves CR, Konrad PE, Groomes TE, Pfister AA, Damian MM, Charles PD. Intrathecal baclofen pump implantation during pregnancy. Neurology. 2003 Oct 10/28/2003; 61(8): 1156-7. PMID: 14581694, ISSN: 1526-632X.

Covington C, Taylor H, Gill C, Padaliya B, Newman W, Smart JR, Charles PD. Prolonged survival in hydranencephaly: a case report. Tenn Med. 2003 Sep; 96(9): 423-4. PMID: 14513530, ISSN: 1088-6222.

Damian M, Davis TL, Konrad PE, Roberts AG, Pfister AA, Charles PD. Deep brain stimulation: a new treatment for Parkinson's disease. Tenn Med. 2003 Jan; 96(1): 33-5. PMID: 12602053, ISSN: 1088-6222.

Charles PD, Esper GJ, Davis TL, Maciunas RJ, Robertson D. Classification of tremor and update on treatment. Am Fam Physician. 1999 Mar 3/15/1999; 59(6): 1565-72. PMID: 10193597, ISSN: 0002-838X.

Austin MT, Davis TL, Robertson D, Charles PD. Multiple system atrophy: clinical presentation and diagnosis. Tenn Med. 1999 Feb; 92(2): 55-7. PMID: 9932532, ISSN: 1088-6222.

Charles PD, Scherokman B, Jozefowicz RF. How much neurology should a medical student learn? a position statement of the AAN Undergraduate Education Subcommittee. Acad Med. 1999 Jan; 74(1): 23-6. PMID: 9934290, ISSN: 1040-2446.

Charles PD. A perspective on financial incentives in health care. Tenn Med. 1998 Oct; 91(10): 386-7. PMID: 9780819, ISSN: 1088-6222.

Charles PD, Maciunas RJ, Davis TL, Drowota FR, Truett AA, Giles JT, Cheney JT, Robertson D. Thalamic stimulation: an innovative treatment for tremor. Tenn Med. 1997 Jul; 90(7): 275-7. PMID: 9216239, ISSN: 1088-6222.

Charles PD, Davis TL, Shannon KM, Hook MA, Warner JS. Tongue protrusion dystonia: treatment with botulinum toxin. South. Med. J. 1997 May; 90(5): 522-5. PMID: 9160072, ISSN: 0038-4348.

Charles PD, Abou-Khalil B, Atkinson DS, Bakar M, Mayville CL, Kirshner HS. Occipital pole area and language dominance. J Neuroimaging. 1997 Apr; 7(2): 89-91. PMID: 9128446, ISSN: 1051-2284.

Esper GJ, Charles PD, Davis TL, Robertson D. Adult-onset focal dystonias: presentation and treatment options. Tenn Med. 1997 Jan; 90(1): 18-20. PMID: 8997156, ISSN: 1088-6222.

Atkinson DS, Abou-Khalil B, Charles PD, Welch L. Midsagittal corpus callosum area, intelligence, and language dominance in epilepsy. J Neuroimaging. 1996 Oct; 6(4): 235-9. PMID: 8903076, ISSN: 1051-2284.

Charles PD, Davis TL. Drug therapy for Parkinson's disease. South. Med. J. 1996 Sep; 89(9): 851-6. PMID: 8790306, ISSN: 0038-4348.

Davis TL, Charles PD, Burns RS. Clonazepam-sensitive intermittent dystonic tremor. South. Med. J. 1995 Oct; 88(10): 1069-71. PMID: 7481966, ISSN: 0038-4348.

Charles PD, Davis TL, Robertson D, Fenichel GM. Dystonia and unique muscle features. A 23-year follow-up and correction of diagnosis in two brothers. Arch. Neurol. 1995 Aug; 52(8): 825-6. PMID: 7639635, ISSN: 0003-9942.

Charles PD, Abou-Khalil R, Abou-Khalil B, Wertz RT, Ashmead DH, Welch L, Kirshner HS. MRI asymmetries and language dominance. Neurology. 1994 Nov; 44(11): 2050-4. PMID: 7969958, ISSN: 0028-3878.

Charles PD, Davis TL. Sumatriptan for migraine. Am. J. Med. Sci. 1994 Jun; 307(6): 445-7. PMID: 8198152, ISSN: 0002-9629.

Charles PD, Fenichel GM. Sneddon and antiphospholipid antibody syndromes causing bilateral thalamic infarction. Pediatr. Neurol. 1994 May; 10(3): 262-3. PMID: 8060434, PII: 0887-8994(94)90037-X, ISSN: 0887-8994.