Jason Aldred, MD FAAN
Movement Disorders Specialist
Dr. Aldred is a board-certified neurologist and Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology (FAAN).
He attended the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where he completed the College Scholars program combining coursework in Ancient Greek, Latin, and Biochemistry. He went on to attend the University of Tennessee, College of Medicine in Memphis.
He completed neurology residency at the Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), serving as neurology chief resident his final year. He then completed an additional two-year clinical research fellowship in Parkinson’s disease and movement disorders at the Parkinson’s Disease Research, Educational, and Clinical Center (PADRECC), a collaborative program between the Portland VA and OHSU.
Dr. Aldred also completed formal training in clinical research through the Human Investigators Program (HIP) at OHSU with a focus on the design and execution of clinical trials for movement disorders. He currently conducts clinical trials focused on Parkinson's and Huntington's disease as well as other movement disorders. These research activities are conducted through Inland Northwest Research, a collaboration between providers and trained staff currently integrated into the Selkirk neurology clinic.
Dr. Aldred provides diagnosis and treatment for all neurological conditions, with a special interest in Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders. He provides regional and national education for other neurologists and patients living with neurological conditions.
Dr. Aldred brings highly specialized skills to the region including deep brain stimulation programming for all approved type of DBS devices, botulinum toxin injections for dystonia, blepharospasm, hemifacial spasm, spasmodic dysphonia, orofacial dyskinesia and other movement disorders, excessive salivation, migraine, and upper and lower limb spasticity. He provides EMG and nerve conduction diagnostic studies for disorders of the peripheral nervous system, electrophysiological studies for movement disorders.
He serves as clinical assistant professor of neurology at the University of Washington WWAMI program in Spokane and Washington State University School of Medicine. He teaches neuroscience curriculum to second year medical students, and clinical neurology clerkship for fourth year medical students at both medical schools and exposes them to unique clinical research opportunities.
In his free time Dr. Aldred enjoys camping, hiking, skiing, playing guitar, and spending time with his wife and four children. Dr. Aldred is an Eagle Scout and remains active in scouting.