Elan D Louis, MD, MS

Professor of Neurology and of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases); Chief, Division of Movement Disorders; Co-director, Center for Neuroepidemiology and Clinical Neurological Research

Clinical Interests

  • Adult
  • Neurology

Patient Care

Accepts new patients? Yes
Patient Type: Adult
Referrals: From patients or physicians

Patient Care Organizations

Neurology: Movement Disorders

Center for Musculoskeletal Care

Lysosomal Disease & Inherited Metabolic Liver Disease Program

Yale Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Neurology AB of Psychiatry & Neurology (1994)

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Contact Info

Elan D Louis, MD, MS
Patient Care Locations
Yale NeurologyYale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue, Ste Lower Level

New Haven, CT 06519
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260 Long Ridge Road
Stamford, CT 06902
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Yale NeurologyYale New Haven Hospital
20 York Street

New Haven, CT 06510
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Yale NeurologyYale New Haven Hospital Saint Raphael Campus
1450 Chapel Street

New Haven, CT 06511
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Mailing Address
LCI 710
15 York Street, PO Box 208018

New Haven, CT 06520-8018
Research Image 1

Model of essential tremor pathogenesis

Research Image 2

Calbindin immunohistochemistry on 100 µm cerebellar neocortex sections, 100x. (A) Normal control brain with thin visible axonal profiles. (B) Three torpedoes (arrow heads), two of which are on axons with recurrent collaterals (carets). Several thickened axonal profiles are shown (short arrows). (C) Terminal axonal sprouting (thick arrow). (D) Arciform axon profile; profile is also thickened. (E) Torpedoes (arrow heads) with axonal recurrent collaterals (carets) and axonal branching (long arrows and inset). (F) A visible portion of the recurrent collateral plexus at the Purkinje cell layer (boxed). (G) Thickened axonal profiles (short arrows).