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Karen A. Blindauer, MD

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I strive to provide superior comprehensive care of movement disorders patients.

I strive to provide superior comprehensive care of movement disorders patients.


Karen Blindauer, MD is a Professor of Neurology at the Medical College of Wisconsin. She specializes in the care of patients with Parkinson's Disease and other movement disorders. Her research interests include experimental therapeutics in Parkinson's disease, and epidemiology and natural history studies of Parkinson's Disease and Huntington's Disease. She is a member of both the Parkinson Study Group and Huntington Study Group, which are a  national consortia of academic movement disorder neurologists who are dedicated to discovering new treatments and improving quality of life for patients with Parkinson's Disease and Huntington's Disease.



Diseases & Conditions

Essential Tremor
Hemifacial Spasm
Huntington's Disease
Movement Disorders
Multiple System Atrophy
Paralysis Agitans
Parkinson's Disease
Restless Leg Syndrome
Spasmodic Torticollis
Tourette's Syndrome

Treatment & Services

Botox for Movement Disorders
Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)
Duopa Pump
Virtual Visit

Ages Seen


Languages Spoken


Hospital Affiliations

Froedtert Hospital


Neuroscience Institute – Specialty Clinics

Education & Training

Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee - Doctor of Medicine - (1993)

Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee - Residency in Neurology - (1997)

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry - NY - Fellowship in Movement Disorders and Experimental Therapeutics - (1999)

Board Certifications


Patient Reviews

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4.9 out of 5. 146 ratings, 24 reviews
Jan. 9, 2021
We are like family. We have been working with Dr. Blinduaer and the staff for several years now and have an absolutely fabulous experience ever time.
Dec. 26, 2020
Dr. Blindauer answered questions about some concerns I had. she did extra testing to help me with my problem. outstanding care and she is very easy to talk to
Dec. 11, 2020
very gentle
Dec. 10, 2020
She is quick to respond to mychart messages. Her office visit notes are very informational and complete. And she does them immediately. Excellently listener and communicator. Great medical expertise.
Nov. 26, 2020
excellent listening and discussions about health issues and options. gave me hope.
Nov. 23, 2020
Dr. Blindauer is an excellent clinician. She has a genuine sense of interest, empathy and respect for her patients, and it is always reassuring to meet with her and assess my medical progress. She is a good listener, and I always feel that I have her undivided attention. She also answers all of my questions and addresses all of my concerns. In short, Dr. Blindauer is outstanding.
Oct. 30, 2020
She always puts me at ease.
Oct. 27, 2020
Great visit!
Oct. 24, 2020
Dr, Blindauer is extremely intelligent, compassionate and explained my benign essential tremor very very well to me.
Oct. 2, 2020
Dr Blindauer is very knowledgeable about the effects of Parkinson's medications on the patient.I
Sept. 30, 2020
she has followed me for many years, and remembers my treatment and issues.
Sept. 19, 2020
knowledge of my condition in general and specifics to me
Sept. 12, 2020
Sept. 11, 2020
very thorough, always listens, very comforting.
Sept. 11, 2020
shes a very nice provider and i always look forwards to seeing her. she listens to me and helps me with my problems. i would recommend her to everyone that needs a provider in her medical field.
Sept. 10, 2020
Dr. Blindauer gave me a very thorough examination. She spent a lot of time with me.
Sept. 9, 2020
Dr. Karen Blindauer is an excellent specialist; she has been treating me for 6 or 7 years. I see her for my Parkinson's illness.
Aug. 29, 2020
Dr Blinder listened attentively to all of my concerns and questions and had several very good suggestions and ideas. She is very empathetic and took in my overall health condition.
Aug. 27, 2020
Dr Blindauer is kind, intelligent and an outstanding physician.
Aug. 7, 2020
Let me talk and even when I was searching for a word I was not interrupted ! Gave me time, attention, and empathy. Responded to me in a caring manner. I was most grateful for this.
Aug. 7, 2020
July 24, 2020
July 22, 2020
She listens to me.
July 15, 2020
Dr Blindauer showed sensitivity and knowledge of my new diagnosis of Parkinson's disease. She offered helpful feedback and suggested physical therapy to help me meet the challenges to come with this progressive disease.
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