Amy Hellman, MD

 Amy Hellman, MDAssistant Professor - Department of Neurological Sciences

Director – Huntington’s Disease Center 

Academic Office:

988440 Nebraska Medical Center

Omaha, NE  68198-8440

Phone: (402) 559-6591

Fax: (402) 559-3341

Clinic Office Location:

4242 Farnam Street, Suite 650

North Doctor's Tower

Omaha, NE  68198

Phone:  (402) 559-8600


Administrative Assistant:  Crystal Upshaw (402) 559-6591


University of Nebraska Medical Center, MD (2003-2007)

University of Nebraska Medical Center, Internal Medicine Internship (2007-2008)

University of California-Davis Medical Center, Neurology Residency (2008-2011)

Philadelphia VA Medical Center and University of Pennsylvania, Movement Disorders Fellowship (2011-2013)

Hospital Appointments:
University of Nebraska Medical Center
VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System 


Interests: Huntington’s Disease, Chorea, Parkinson Disease, Gait Abnormalities, Ataxia, Dystonia, Botulinum Toxin Injections, Spasticity, Deep Brain Stimulation

Biographical Sketch:

Dr. Amy Hellman is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurological Sciences at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.  She attended the University of Nebraska Medical Center where she received her medical degree and completed her internship in Internal Medicine.  She then completed Neurology residency training at UC Davis Medical Center, where she was appointed Neurology Chief Resident from 2010-2011.  Dr. Hellman held a joint appointment at the Philadelphia VA Medical Center and the University of Pennsylvania where she completed her fellowship in Movement Disorders.  She joined the UNMC faculty in August 2013.  Dr. Hellman is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.  She is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the Movement Disorder Society, and the Huntington Study Group.  Dr. Hellman evaluates patients with movement disorders including Parkinson Disease, Huntington’s Disease, Chorea, Dystonia, Ataxia, Gait Abnormalities, and Spasticity.  She also performs Botulinum Toxin injections and evaluates patients for Deep Brain Stimulation.  Her research interests include Parkinson Disease and Huntington Disease.

Selected Publication:

  1. Hellman A, Morley J, Duda J.  Disease Modification in PD: A Review of Transmitter Based Drugs.  Neurodegenerative Disease Management. August 2012; 2(4): 379-87.