Karen A. Blindauer, MD

Chief, Professor
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New & Established Patients Call 414-777-7700
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Accepting New Patients
Call for an appointment
New & Established Patients Call 414-777-7700

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.


Treatment & Services

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

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

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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Dr was excellent. Spent plenty of time discussing my problems. I never felt rushed. I will be returning for more appointments. After the appointment My Chart results were available and discussed for blood test results.
I am pleased/relieved to have gotten Karen asy neurologist. She showed significant interest in getting acquainted with me. She didn't make me feel pressured on time.I left happy and look forward to my next appt in March 2024.
WE really like Dr Karen. She does an exceotional job.
Dr. Blindauer is incredible. Not only has she taken great care of my health, but also she is lovely to speak with at every appointment. It's rare to find a doctor that combines such personal touches and care for a patient as a person with outstanding quality of medical care. I highly recommend becoming her patient!
I have been very satisfied with the care from Dr Blendauer
Very professional and knowledgeable
Very complete and thoughtful exam
Dr.Blindauer and her staff always kind, courteous and very professional.All of them very caring and always appreciated.
Dr. Blindauer is always very concerned about patient's issues and explains all risks involved. She's the best.
Thank you to everyone for letting us switch to a virtual visit on short notice.
Thank you
The Dr. Did a GREAT job
We were very happy to see Dr. Blindhauer and tell her our concerns. She was thorough in explaining and we learned a great deal in the comfort of our home with the blizzard on the horizon.
Doctor Blindauer understands my need to fight Parkinsons. We are trying several new medicines which is exciting. I feel like she is a partner in my fight. I am lucky to have an expert like Doctor Blindauer to help me fight this disease. If I retire and move away, I would still return to see Doctor Blindauer. I can't pay her a much better compliment than that.
Quite simply, Dr Blindauer is outstanding!!
From the person who called me to reschedule my in-person to a video-visit, to Dr. Blindauer, I truly appreciate their show of care, respect, & professionalism, not to mention medical expertise! I'm glad I'm a patient of Dr. Blindauer & her team!
My neurologist, Dr. Blindauer is very skilled and has been treating my condition for nearly 20 years. She is an excellent physician.
I've been seeing her for 15 years There is none better
A good session.
Love my Dr's at Froedtert. Alway a great experience!
Never felt rushed. Took lots of time to talk to me. Very knowledgeable!
Dr. Blindauer was exceptionally personable, knowledgeable and professional. I was there for a second opinion and will definitely be seeing her again. I was treated with the upmost care. She was extremely thorough and gave me lots of information about Parkinson's Disease. I would most definitely recommend her.
Dr. Blindauer is a good listener who really cares for each patient. She is resourceful, knowledgable, a good listener and a supreme physician who listens to the patient and the caregiver.
Dr. Blindauer is the best!!!
Dr explained things very clearly that I was able to understand.
Dr Blindauer is a thoughtful physician. She legitimizes our concerns with empathy and knowledgeable care.
Excellent care and service many thanks
Dr. Blindauer was very informative and a good listener!
Dr. Blindauer is an outstanding doctor. She listens to me and treats me as an equal partner in my care and my health. I would recommend Dr, Blindauer to anyone needing care from a neurologist.
Dr. Blindside answered all my questions and provided lots of useful information. She took time and helped allay my concerns.
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