David Lichter, MD

David Lichter, MD

Neurology Williamsville, NY

Clinical Professor of Neurology, SUNY Buffalo

Office Address

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  • 400 International Drive
    Brain & Spine Ctr
    Williamsville, NY 14221
    Phone: (716) 631-3555
    Fax: (716) 631-9525

Dr. Lichter's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Neurology: Movement Disorder, Neurodegenerative

Dr. Lichter's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Clinical Professor of NeurologyState University of New York
    Assistant Professor of Neurology (1989-1996); Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology and Psychiatry (1997-2004); Professor of Clinical Neurology (2005-2011)
  • ConsultantJacobs Neurological Institute
    Buffalo, NY
  • ConsultantGlaxoSmithKline
  • ConsultantPharmacia/Boehringer Ingelheim
  • ConsultantTeva Neuroscience
  • ConsultantBest Doctors, Inc.
    Boston, MA
  • Founding directorBrain and Spine Center
    Williamsville, NY
  • ConsultantAmarin Pharmaceuticals
  • ConsultantDu Pont Pharmaceuticals Visiting Faculty Program
  • Instructor in NeurologyUniversity of Rochester Medical Center
  • Assistant Lecturer in MedicineUniversity of Otago
    Dunedin, New Zealand

Dr. Lichter's Education & Medical Training

  • University of RochesterUniversity of RochesterResidency, Neurology
  • Royal Australasian College of PhysiciansRoyal Australasian College of PhysiciansOther Training, Bachelors, Premed
  • University of Otago SOMUniversity of Otago School of MedicineMedical School

Dr. Lichter's Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical LicenseNY State Medical License1990 - 2014
  • American Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyNeurology

Dr. Lichter's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • The Best Doctors in America1996-2012
  • Otago Boys' High SchoolMorrell Prize and Alexander Wilson Memorial (Best All Round Student)Otago Boys' High School, 1971

Dr. Lichter's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • Substance use disorder in adult Tourette syndrome: frequency, profile and co-morbidities. Mind and BrainLichter, DG, The Journal of Psychiatry, 7/1/2011
  • Before chorea: Pre-Huntington mild cognitive impairment.Lichter DG, Hershey LA, Neurology, 1/1/2010
  • Efficacy and safety of galantamine in patients with dementia with Lewy bodies: a 24-week open label study.Edwards K, Royall D, Hershey L, Lichter D, Hake A, Farlow M, Pasquier F, Johnson S, Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord, 1/1/2007
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Books/Book Chapters

  • Behavioral Neurology and NeuropsychiatryChapter: Frontal-Subcortical CircuitsPage 59 - 87
    Lichter, DG
    Editors: Arciniegas DB, Anderson CA, Filley CM.Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
  • "MedLink Neurology+C233"Chapter: Cognitive and behavioral changes in progressive supranuclear palsy.Page 1 - 18
    Hershey LA, Bharucha KJ, Lichter DG
    Editors: S. Gilman.Medlink Corporation, San Diego, CA
  • "MedLink Neurology"Chapter: Cognitive and behavioral changes in progressive supranuclear palsy.Page 1 - 13
    Hershey LA, Lichter D
    Editors: S. Gilman.Medlink Corporation, San Diego, CA
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  • Diagnostic and prognostic issues in adolescents with psychogenic tics.Lichter DG, Finnegan SG, Movement Disorders, 1/1/2012
  • Paroxysmal non-kinesigenic dyskinesia, dystonia and gait disorder secondary to mild GLUT1 deficiency.Finnegan SG, Lichter DG, Movement Disorders, 1/1/2011
  • Major determinants of psychosocial and occupational disability in adult Tourette syndrome.Lichter DG, Finnegan SG, Movement Disorders, 1/1/2010
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  • "Female gender and adult Tourette Syndrome".Movement disorder Society's 17th International Congress on Parkinson's Disease and Movement disorde - 6/16/2013
  • "Diagnostic and prognostic issues in adolescents with psychogenic tics".Movement Disorder Society's 16th International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorde - 6/17/2012
  • "Parkinson's Disease: Clinical features, differential diagnosis and management".CME lecture, WCA Hospital, Jamestown, NY - 10/5/2011
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  • In-service training videotape for educators of children with Tourette SyndromeLichter, DG, S. Conners and R. Fisher-Collins, TSA National Board, and D. Pandolfino, Videotapes
    Manhattan Transfer Video Production Studios, Manhattan, NY - 1/1/1995

Dr. Lichter's Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Anthem PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare HMO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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