Donald L. Gilbert MD MS, earned his Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy at Princeton University. He subsequently earned his MD at the University of Michigan and spent a year at the National Institutes of Health as a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Scholar. Dr. Gilbert did his pediatrics and neurology training at John Hopkins in Baltimore and is board certified in neurology with special competence in child neurology. Dr. Gilbert has an MS in clinical research design and statistical analysis from the University of Michigan.
At Cincinnati Children's, Dr. Gilbert directs the Movement Disorders and Tourette Syndrome Clinics, which specialize in evaluation and pharmacologic treatment of tics, chorea, tremor, dystonia, stereotypies, ataxia, and other movement disorders. Dr. Gilbert co-directs the Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Laboratory at Cincinnati Children's. Dr. Gilbert’s research interest primarily involves using Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation to measure brain cortex physiology and ultimately improve brain function in children with Tourette Syndrome, ADHD< and other diagnoses that affect motor and behavioral control. His research team also conducts clinical trials and genetic and epidemiological studies.