Clinician Directory

Below is a list of neurologists and other clinicians who are knowledgeable about dysferlin and diagnosing Dysferlinopathy (LGMD2B/Miyoshi Myopathy). This list will be updated as more clinicians are identified.

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United States

Daniel Orozco MD

Neurology Specialists
375 N. Wall Street, Suite 510
Kankakee, IL 60901
Tel: (1) 815-935-0750
Fax: (1) 815-935-8797

David Wilkinson MD

Providence St. Vincent Medical Center
9135 SW Barnes Rd, Suite 461
Portland, OR 97725
Tel: (1) 503-216-1150
Fax: (1) 503-216-1153

Anthony A. Amato, MD

Vice-Chairman, Dept. of Neurology
Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston, MA 02115, USA
Tel: (1) 6177328046

Yaacov Anziska, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology
Director, Muscular Dystrophy Clinic
SUNY Downstate Medical Center
450 Clarkson Ave, Box 1213
Brooklyn, NY 11203-2098, USA
Tel: (1) 7182703215
Fax: (1) 7182703840

James Auberle

Fellow, American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine Member, American Academy of Neurology Member, Ohio Chapter Myasthenia Gravis Medical Advisory Board Member, Toledo Neurological Society Member, Society for Neuroscience, Toledo Chapter Member, (IEEE) The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Member, (IEEE) Signal Processing Society
The Toledo Clinic
4235 Secor Rd
Toledo, OH 43623
Tel: (1) 419-473-3561
Fax: (1)  419-291-6468

William S Baek, MD, FAAN

Member of AANEM, ABDA
Parkside Medical Group
1310 San Bernardino Rd Suite 102
Upland, CA 91786
Tel: (1) 909 608 2008
Fax: (1) 909 608 7705

Tulio Bertorini MD

Wesley Neurology
8000 Centerview Parkway, Suite 305
Cordova, TN 38018
Tel: (1) 901-261-3500
Fax: (1) 901-624-2961

Brent Beson, MD

Medical Director of the INTEGRIS MDA Neuromuscular Center
4221 S. Western Ave, Suite 5000
Oklahoma City, OK 73109
Tel: (1) 405-644-5161
Fax: (1) 405-644-5162

Elena Bravver, MD

Neurosciences Institute-Neurology Charlotte 
1010 Edgehill Road North 
Charlotte, NC 28207
Tel: (1) 704-446-1900
Fax: (1) 704-446-6084

Robert H. Brown, MD

Chair and Professor, Neurology University of Massachusetts
55 Lake Avenue N
Worcester, MA 01655, USA
Tel: (1) 5088564370

Ahmet Burakgazi MD

Carilion Clinic Neurology
2 Riverside Circle
Roanoke, VA 24016
Tel: (1) 540-224-5170
Fax: (1) 540-985-9427

Russell Butterfield MD, PhD

Departments of Neurology and Pediatrics
University of Utah, School of Medicine
Clinical Neurosciences Center
175 N Medical Center Drive East
Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
Tel: (1) 8015857575

Dr. Meeta Cardon

Child Neurology Consultants of Austin
6811 Austin Center Blvd, Ste 400
Austin, TX 78731
Tel: (1) 512-494-4000
Fax: (1) 512-494-4024

Jose Carlo

Clinica Las Americas Rm 42
San Juan, PR 00918
Tel: (1) 787-767-2248
Fax: (1) 787-766-3219

Elena Caron MD

Assistant Professor, University of Tennessee Health Science Center
UT LeBonheur Pediatric Specialists
848 Adams Ave, Suite L400
Memphis, TN 38103
Tel: (1) 901-287-7185
Fax: (1) 901-287-4540

Irena Charysz-Birski

Neurology Consultants PC
4700 E 56th St, Ste 100
Davenport, IA 52804
Tel: (1) 563-383-2667
Fax: (1) 563-383-2672

Rachel Clark, MS, CGC

Licensed Genetic Counselor
Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare
200 University Ave. E.
St. Paul, MN 55101
Tel: (1) 651-578-5031
Fax: (1) 651-312-3148

John Day, MD, PhD

Professor, Neurology and Neurological Sciences
Director, Stanford Neuromuscular Program
Department of Neurology & Neurological Sciences
Division of Neuromuscular Medicine
MDA and ALS Clinic
Stanford Neuroscience Health Center
213 Quarry Road, 1st floor
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Tel: (1) 6507236469
Fax: (1) 6507254197
Email: (contact Jennifer Fisher - Neuromuscular Community Outreach Liaison)
Neuromuscular Program at Stanford Hospital and Clinics:

Karin M. Dent

Licensed genetic counselor at the University of Utah and Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics
Director of the University of Utah Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling
University of Utah Health Sciences Center
50 N. Mario Capecchi Dr.
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
Tel: (1) 801-581-8943
Fax: (1) 801-585-7252

Elliot Dimberg, MD

Focus: Neurology, Neuromuscular Disorders, Myopathies, Peripheral neuropathies
Mayo Clinic FL
4500 San Pablo Rd S, Ste 2E
Jacksonville, FL 32224
Tel: (1) 904-953-9615
Fax: (1) 904-953-0757



Emily Doherty

Chief, Medical Genetics & Dysmorphology
Carilion Clinic
102 Highland Ave, Suite 104
Roanoke, VA 24013
Tel: (1) 540-985-8454
Fax: (1) 540-342-1244

Jianming Dong

UnityPoint Clinic- Neurology
900 Main St
Atrium Building Suite 250
Peoria, IL 61602
Tel: (1) 309-672-4522
Fax: (1) 309-672-4530

Debbie Eggleston, RN, MSN

Coordinator of UVA’s ALS Clinic
University of Virginia Medical Center
1221 Lee Street
Adult Neurology
Charlottesville, VA 22908
Tel: (1) 434 243 5932
Fax: (1) 434 982 1064

Erik Ensrud

Associate Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
School of Medicine, OHSU
OHSU Spine Center
3303 SW Bond Ave
Portland, OR 97239
Tel: (1) 617-913-5038
Fax: (1) 503-346-6820

Amanda Fernandez MD

Assistant Clinical Professor, University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine
Pediatric Neurologist,Children's Hospital of Orange County (CHOC)
1201 W La Veta Ave
Orange, CA 92868
Tel: (1) 714-509-7601
Fax: (1) 855-246-2329

Juan Jose Figueroa

Assistant Professor
Neurosciences - Froedtert Specialty Clinics
9200 W Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Tel: (1) 414-805-3666
Fax: (1) 414-805-6864

Elizabeth Flaherty, MD

Focus: Internal Medicine, Neurology
Access Neurocare
750 Fletcher Drive, Suite 204
Elgin, IL 60123
Tel: (1) 847-931-4626
Fax: (1) 847-931-4794

Kevin M. Flanigan, MD

Director, United Dystrophinopathy Project, Center for Gene Therapy
The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205, USA
Tel: (1) 6147222202
Fax: (1) 6143555247

Jason Fleming

Elliot Hospital Neurology Associates
185 Queen City Ave
Manchester, NH 03101
Tel: (1) 603-663-4800
Fax: (1) 603-663-4805

Margaret Frey MD

Memorial Neurological Institute & Center for Multiple Sclerosis
802 W. King, Suite E
Owosso, MI 49503
Tel: (1) 517-432-9277
Fax: (1) 989-725-1415

Rachana Gandhi, MD

Assistant Professor Of Neurology
Department of Neurology
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Medical Center Boulevard
Winston-Salem, NC 27157
Tel: (1) 336-716-4101
Fax: (1) 336-716-1484

Jaya Ganesh

Focus: Inborn errors of metabolism, mitrochondrial diseases, lysosomal storage diseases, genetic disease
Pediatric Geneticist
Cooper University Health Care
Three Cooper Plaza, Suite 200
Camden, NJ 08103
Tel: (1) 856-968-7255
Fax: (1) 856 541 6213

Karen R. Garnaas

Avera Medical Group Neurology
1301 S. Cliff Ave Suite 506
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
Tel: (1) 605-782-8925
Fax: (1) 605-782-8958

Jose Gaudier

Former president of the Marion County Medical Society
Jose A. Gaudier Neurology
1740 SE 18th St, Suite 1202
Ocala, FL 34471
Tel: (1) 352-732-8630
Fax: (1) 352-867-7895

James M. Gilchrist

Chair and Professor, Dept of Neurology, Executive Director, Neuroscience Institute
SIU Neurology
751 N. Rutledge, Ste 3100
Springfield, IL 62704
Tel: (1) 217-545-0828
Fax: (1) 217-545-1903

Namita A. Goyal, MD

Associate Professor of Neurology
Associate Director, UC Irvine MDA Clinics
Director, Neuromuscular Fellowship Program
Department of Neurology
University of California, Irvine
200 S. Manchester Avenue, Ste. 110
Orange, CA 92868
Tel: (714) 456-2332; Fax: (714) 456-5997

Carla M Grosmann, MD

Associate Clinical Professor Neurosciences and Pediatrics
UCSD/Rady Children's Hospital San Diego
8010 Frost St. Suite 400
San Diego, CA 92123, USA
Phone: (1) 8589665819
Fax: (1) 8589664930

Matthew Harmelink, MD

Assistant Professor, Pediatric Neurology
MDA Clinic
Medical College of Wisconsin and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
9000 W. Wisconsin Ave
CCC 540
Milwaukee, WI 53201
Tel: (1) 414-337-8702
Fax: (1) 414-337-7908

Matthew Harms, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology, Columbia University, Neurological Institute of NY
710 W 168th St
New York, NY 10032
Tel: (1) 212-305-1319
Fax: (1) 212-342-4536

Kallie Holt

Nurse Practitioner
Family Health Partners
1808 Hwy 190 W, Suite C2
DeRidder, LA 70634
Tel: (1) 337-348-0031
Fax: (1) 337-221-3033

Holli Horak

Specialties: ALS, muscular dystrophy, autoimmune neuropathies and myasthenia gravis
Neuromuscular specialist
College of Medicine Tuscon
Department of Neurology
1501 N Campbell
UAHS 6212A
Tuscon, AZ 85724
Tel: (1) 520-626-7159
Fax: (1) 520-874-2701

Jane Howard, MD

Department of Neurology
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN 37232-2551 USA
Tel:(1) 6159368444

H. Eugene Hoyme

Specialties: Medical Genetics, Pediatrics - Genetics
Sanford Children's Specialty Clinic
1600 W 22nd St
Sioux Falls, SD 57117
Tel: (1) 605-312-1000
Fax: (1) 605-312-1001

Andre Hu, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Pain Management
Synergy Joint & Spine
525 Route 73, Suite 300
Marlton, NJ 08053
Tel (1) 856-267-5319
Fax: (1) 856-267-5483

Jafar Kafaie

Focus: Neurology, Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Neuromuscular Medicine
SLUCare/St. Louis University
Dept of Neurology
3660 Vista Ave, Ste 303
Saint Louis, MO 63110
Tel: (1) 314-977-6082
Fax: (1) 314-977-6086

Darine Kassar, MD

Focus: managing neuromuscular disorders (i.e. muscular dystrophies, neuromuscular junction disorders, inherited and acquired neuropathies, etc.) in addition to performing nerve conduction studies and electromyography (EMG).
Texas Tech University, Neurology
4800 Alberta Ave
El Paso, TX 79905
Tel: (1) 915-215-5900
Fax: (1) 915-215-8615

Lisa M Kinsley, MS, CGC

Senior Genetic Counselor
Neurology Department
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
259 E Erie, 19th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611
Tel: (1) 312-503-2131
Fax: (1) 312-695-5747

Kerry Knievel, DO

Assistant Professor of Neurology
Director of Inpatient Neurology Service
Director of Headache Program
Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology, University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix
Affiliate Faculty Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology, Creighton University of School of Medicine
Barrow Neurological Institute
240 West Thomas Road Suite #400
Phoenix, AZ 85013
Tel: (1) 602-406-6262
Fax (1) 602-406-4606
Contact: Erin Reisner

Benjamin Koo MD

Specialties: Internal Medicine, Neurology, Neuromuscular Medicine
University of Washington Medical Center
1959 NE Pacific St., #356465
Seattle, WA 98195
Tel: (1) 206-616-5207
Fax: (1) 206-987-2495

Nancy L. Kuntz, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
Attending Pediatric Neurologist
Medical Director, Mazza Foundation Neuromuscular Program
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Neurology
MDA and PPMD CDCC clinic
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
225 East Chicago Avenue, Mailbox 51
Chicago, IL 60611
Tel: (1) 312-227-3550
Fax: (1) 312-227-9642
Email: (contact Kristen Alianello, Neuromuscular Nurse Coordinator)
Neuromuscular Program at Lurie Children’s Hospital

Hani Kushlaf, MD

Associate Professor, Neurology & Pathology
Director, Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship
Department of Neurology & Rehabilitation Medicine
University of Cincinnati MDA Care Center
222 Piedmont Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45219
Tel: (1) 513-485-8730
Fax: (1) 513-475-8033
Email: (contact Michelle Saylor- MDA Care Center Care Coordinator)

Shafeeq S. Ladha, MD

Associate Professor of Neurology
Ira A. and Mary Lou Fulton Chair in Motor Neuron Diseases
Director of Gregory W. Fulton ALS and Neuromuscular Disorders Center
Director of Muscular Dystrophy Center
Medical Director of Neuroinfusion Suite
Associate Professor of Neurology, University of Arizona, College of Medicine Phoenix
Associate Clinical Professor of Neurology, Creighton University School of Medicine
Barrow Neurological Institute
240 West Thomas Road Suite #400
Phoenix, AZ 85013
Tel: (1) 602-406-6262
Fax:(1) 602-406-4606
Contact: Erin Reisner

Christopher LaGanke MD

Founder North Central Neurology Associates, PC
1809 Kress Street
Cullman, AL 35058
Tel: (1) 256-739-1210
Fax: (1) 256-739-9245

Dale J. Lange, MD

Chairman of Neurology and Neurologist-in-Chief at Hospital for Special Surgery
Professor of Neurology at Weill Medical College of Cornell University
525 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10029
Tel: (1) 646-797-8917

Howard Liu

Specialties: Adult Neurology
UnityPoint Clinic- Neurology
900 Main Street, Ste 250
Peoria, IL 61602
Tel: (1) 309-672-4522
Fax: (1) 309-672-4530

Adam Loavenbruck, MD, MS

Director of the HCMC EMG laboratory and neuromuscular division
Co-director of the HCMC Neuromuscular Laboratory
Hennepin County MC, Neuromuscluar Clinic
715 South 8th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Tel: 612-873-5465
Fax: 612-904-4270

Jau-Shin Lou, MD, PhD, MBA

Professor and Chair, Dept of Neurology
Roger Gilbertson Endowed Chair in Neurology
Sanford Health and University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Science
Sanford Brain & Spine Center
700 1st Ave. South
Fargo, ND 58103
Tel: (1) 701-234-4036
Fax: (1) 701-234-4151

Dominika Lozowska MD

Focus: Neurology, Neuromuscular Medicine
Marshall Neuroscience
1600 Medical Center Drive
Lower Level
Huntington, WV 25701
Tel: (1) 304 691 1787
Fax: (1) 304 691 8711


Georgios Manousakis MD

Department of Neurology
University of Minnesota
MMC 295, 420 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Tel (1) 612-624-5485
Fax (1) 612-676-5058

Alan W. Martin, MD

Clinical Director of the Neuromuscular Center at The Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine at Presbyterian Hospital, Dallas, Texas
Texas Neurology MRI Center
6301 Gaston Ave #100W
Dallas, TX 75214
Tel: (1) 214-827-3610
Fax: (1) 214-821-4017

Carlos Martinez MD

2291 Union Rd.
West Seneca, NY 14224
Tel: (1) 716-668-6146
Fax: (1) 716-668-8325

Katherine Mathews, MD

Director, Division of Pediatric Neurology
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
University of Iowa Children's Hospital
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
Tel: (1) 3193561851
Fax: (1) 3193564855

Elizabeth McNally, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine and Human Genetics
Director, Institute for Cardiovascular Research
Director, Cardiovascular Genetics Clinic
Center for Advanced Medicine 
5758 S. Maryland Avenue 
Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Tel: (1) 7737022672
Fax: (1) 7737022681

April L. McVey, MD

Focus: neuromuscular disease in adults, including ALS, myasthenia gravis, chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP), Guillain-Barré syndrome, peripheral neuropathies, myopathies and other neuromuscular disorders
Fellow of the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine
Member of the American Academy of Neurology, Northeastern ALS Consortium and Western ALS Research Study Group
Franciscan Neurology Associates at St. Joseph Hospital
1608 S. J St, 5th floor
Tacoma, WA 98405
Tel: (1) 253-274-7505
Fax: (1) 253-274-7947

Jerry R. Mendell, MD

Director, Center for Gene Therapy
The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205, USA
Tel: (1) 6147222202
Fax: (1) 6143555247

Tahseen Mozaffar, MD

Associate Professor Neurology & Orthopaedic Surgery
Director, UC Irvine Neuromuscular Program
200 S. Manchester Avenue, Suite 110
Orange, CA 92868-4280, USA
Tel: (1) 7144562332 (Denise)
Fax: (1) 7144565997

Andrew Mundwiler, MD

Focus: Neuromuscular disorders, autoimmune neuropathy, myasthenia gravis, ALS, and muscle disease
Spectrum Health Neuroscience Department
2750 East Beltline Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
Tel: (1) 616-267-7104
Fax: (1) 616-267-7594

Arun Nagaraj MD

Focus: Multiple Sclerosis, General Neurological Disorders
At Riverhills Neuroscience
4805 Montgomery Rd. Ste. 410
Cincinnati, OH 45212
Tel: (1) 513-241-2370
Fax: (1) 513-241-6053

Daniel S. Newman, MD

Focus: Neurodegenerative Diseases
Henry Ford Hospital
2799 West Grand Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48202
Tel: (1) 313-916-2594
Fax: (1) 313-916-3014

Jinfon Ong

Medical director Muscular Dystrophy Association Clinic, Austin
Faculty member for the Child Neurology residency program at Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin
Child Neurology Consultants of Austin
6811 Austin Center Blvd, Ste 400
Austin, TX 78731
Tel: (1) 512-494-4000
Fax: (1) 512-494-4024

Erik L. Ortega, MD

Associate Professor of Neurology
Medical Director Barrow Neurology Clinics
Medical Director of Electroneurodiagnostics Lab (Neuromuscular)
Director of Neuromuscular Fellowship
Affiliate Faculty Assistant Professor of Neurology, Creighton University School of Medicine
Barrow Neurological Institute
240 West Thomas Road Suite #400
Phoenix, AZ 85013
Tel: (1) 602-406-6262
Fax: (1) 602-406-4606
Contact: Erin Reisner

Carlos Otero MD

Specialties: Neurology, Pain Medicine
2225 Ponce By Pass Edificio Parra
Suite 305
Ponce, PR 00717
Tel (1) 7872593574
Fax: (1) 7878483808

Alan Pestronk, MD

Professor, Departments of Neurology and Pathology and Immunology
Neuromuscular Division
Director, Neuromuscular Clinical Laboratory
Washington University – St. Louis
660 South Euclid Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63110, USA
Tel: (1) 3143626981
Fax: (1) 3143623752

Guillermo Philipps

Pediatric Neurology
Golisano Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida
9981 S. HealthPark Dr, Ste 454
Ft. Myers, FL 33908
Tel: (1) 239-343-9710
Fax: (1) 239-343-9715

Araya Puwanant, MD

Assistant Professor Neurology, University of Pittsburgh
Board Certified in Neuromuscular Medicine and Psychiatry and Neurology
Member of the American Academy of Neurology, the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine and the Muscle Study Group
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
5230 Centre Ave
Pittsburg, PA 15232
Tel: (1) 412-647-1706
Fax: (1) 412-647-8398

Colin Quinn, MD

Neurology Associates of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Civic Center Blvd, Fl 2 Pavillion
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Tel: (1) 215-662-3606
Fax: (1) 215-349-5579

Darian Reddick MD

St Thomas Medican Partners - Neurology West
4230 Harding Pike, Ste 535
Nashville, TN 37205
Tel: (1) 615-222-1251
Fax: (1) 615-222-1258

John Rescigno

Derry Neurological Associates
Overlook Medical Park, Suite 302
6 Tsienneto Road
Derry, NH 03038
Tel: (1) 603-434-3525
Fax: (1) 603-434-2877

Dr. Randal Richardson

Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare
200 University Ave E
St. Paul, MN 55101
Gillette Lifetime Specialty Healthcare
435 Phalen Blvd
St. Paul, MN 55130
Tel: (1) 651-578-5031
Fax: (1) 651-312-3148
Contact: Rachel Clark, MS,

Nathaniel M. Robbins, MD

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
One Medical Center Drive
Lebanon, NH 03756
Tel: (1) 603-650-5104
Fax: (1) 603-650-1273

Jennifer Roggenbuck

Licensed Genetic Counselor
Assistant Professor, Clinical
The Ohio State University
Martha Moorehouse Medical Center
2006 Kenny Rd.
Columbus, OH 43221
Tel: (1) 614-688-7838
Fax: (1) 614-293-2314

Jeffrey Rosenfeld

Specialties: Neurology, Neuromuscular Medicine
Loma Linda University Health
Center for Restorative Neurology - Dept of Neurology
11370 Anderson St, #B100
Loma Linda, CA 92354
Tel: (1) 909 558 2880
Fax: (1) 909 558 2237

Amir H. Sabouri MD, PhD

The Permanente Medical Group
Walnut Creek Medical Center
1515 Newell Ave
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Tel: (1) 925-295-6953
Fax: (1) 925-295-6844

George Sachs

Rhode Island Hospital
593 Eddy Street
APC Bldg. Floor 5
Providence, RI, 02903
Tel: (1) 401-732-1910
Fax: (1) 401-444-3205

Ratna B Sanka, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology,
Director, UT Medicine Neurology Clinic,
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
8300 Floyd Curl Drive, MC 7883
San Antonio, TX 78229

Katalin Scherer, MD

Associate Professor of Neurology
Director, MDA-ALS Center
MDA and Neuromuscular Clinics, University of Arizona
1501 N. Campbell Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85724-5023
Tel: (1) 5206948888
Fax: (1) 5208742756

David Schick MD

Adjunct Professor, Department of Neurology
NYU Langone Health
247 Third Avenue, Suite 203
New York, NY 10010
Tel: (1) 212-353-0505
Fax: (1) 212-614-0290

Aziz Shaibani, MD

President of the Texas Neurological Society
Clinical Professor of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine 
Adjunct Professor of Neurology, Kansas University Medical Center
Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Nerve and Muscle Center of Texas
6624 Fannin St, #1670
Houston, TX 77030
Tel: (1) 7137950033
Fax: (1) 7137969302

Robert Shebert, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology and Pathology
Director, Muscle and Nerve Pathology Laboratory
University of Miami Health System
Professional Arts Center
1150 NW 14th St, Suite 609
Miami, FL 33136
Tel: (1) 305-243-6732
Fax: (1) 305-243-4678

Dale Silvers, MD

Focus: general neurology, neuromuscular disease/electromyography, movement disorders (eg, Parkinson Disease), cognitive impairment, concussion and sleep disorders.
Gardens Neurology, LLC
3401 PGA Blvd
Suite 403
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
Tel: (1) 561-799-2831
Fax: (1) 561-429-3184

Jennifer Sparks, NP

Nurse Practitioner
Knoxville Neurology Clinic
University Neurology Cole Neuroscience Clinic
2200 Sutherland Ave
Knoxville, TN 37916
Tel: (1) 865-521-6174
Fax: (1) 865-546-4065

David G. Standaert, M.D., Ph.D.

Principal Investigator, UAB Center for Neurodegeneration and Experimental Therapeutics
John N. Whitaker Chair, Department of Neurology
Director of the UAB Division of Movement Disorders
UAB Dept of Neurology
1720 7th Avenue S, Ste 350
Birmingham, AL 35233
Tel: (1) 205-975-3509
Fax: (1) 205-996-4150

Jeffrey Statland

Focus: FSHD
Assistant professor of neurology
University of Kansas Health System
3599 Rainbow Blvd
Landon Center
Kansas City, KS 66160
Tel: (1) 913-588-5298
Fax: (1) 913-588-7177

Elizabeth Streeten MD

Clinical Professor
Co-Director, Adult Genetics Clinic
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Genetics Division, Howard Hall 567
660 W. Redwood Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Tel: (1) 410-706-1627
Fax: (1) 410-706-1728

Jacob Tony

UnityPoint Clinic- Neurology
900 Main Street, Ste 250
Peoria, IL 61602
Tel: (1) 309-672-4522
Fax: (1) 309-672-4530

Jennifer Tracey

Focus: Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy, Muscular dystrophy, Myasthenia gravis, Peripheral neuropathy
Neurologist, Mayo Clinic Rochester
200 First Street SW
Rochester, MN 55905
Tel: (1) 507-284-8305
Fax: (1) 507-284-4074

Ashok Verma, MD

Director, Kessenich Family MDA-ALS Center and MDA Clinics
Professor of Clinical Neurology
University of Miami Health System
Professional Arts Center
1150 NW 14th St, Suite 609
Miami, FL 33136
Tel: (1) 305-243-6732
Fax: (1) 305-243-4678

Kathryn Wagner, MD, PhD

Director, Center for Genetic Muscle Disorders
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
The Kennedy Krieger Institute
707 North Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Tel:  (1) 4439239525
Fax: (1) 4439239545

Alison Walsh MD

Jefferson Neurology
901 Walnut Street
4th fl, Ste 444
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Tel: (1) 215-503-3074
Fax: (1) 215-955-1390

Matthew P. Wicklund, MD

Professor of Neurology
University of Colorado
Department of Neurology
12631 East 17th Avenue
Aurora, CO 80045, USA
Admin Assistant, Sarrah Knause: 303-724-2188
Tel: (1) 303-724-2188
Fax: (1) 303-724-2202

Jason Wong

Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Neurology, Division of Adult Neurology
VCU Neuromuscular
417 N 11th Street, 5th fl
Richmond, VA 23298
Tel: (1) 804-828-9350
Fax: (1) 804-827-1744


Meriem Tazir, MD

Mustapha Bacha Hospital
1 Place du 1er Mai Alger 
Tel: (213) 21 23 56 40


Kathryn North MD, F.R.A.C.P.

Director, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute
The Royal Children’s Hospital
Flemington Road Parkville
Victoria 3052, Australia
Tel: (61) 383416226
Fax: (61) 393481391


Peter Van den Bergh, MD

Cliniques Universitaires St-Luc
Service de Neurologie
Avnue Hippocrate 10
1200 Brussels
Tel: (32) 2 7641311, (32) 2 764 1082


Edmar Zanoteli, MD, PhD

Muscle Unit Section and Laboratory of Skeletal Muscle Pathology
Department of Neurology, Medical School of the University of São Paulo
Av Dr Arnaldo, 455, 2o andar da Faculdade de Medicina, sala 2115
São Paulo, SP-01246903, Brazil
Tel: (55) 1130617460


Bernard Brais, MD, M.Phil., PhD, FRCP(C)

Associate Professor, Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery and Human Genetics
Faculty of Medicine, McGill University
Co-director Neuromuscular and Neurogenetics Group
Montreal Neurological Institute
Room 658, 3801, University Street
Montreal, Quebec, H3A 2B4, Canada
Tel: (1) 5143981507 (Olivia Chang)
Fax: (1) 5143981509


Jorge A. Bevilacqua, MD, PhD

Investigador Principal Proyecto FONDECYT 1110159
Departamento de Neurología y Neurocirugía
Jefe Unidad de Patología Neuromuscular
Hospital Clínico Universidad de Chile
Santos Dumont 999, 2° piso, Sector E
Independencia 8380456,
Santiago, Chile
Tel: (56) 277738829788269
Fax: (56) 27378546
Email: or


Lu Jiahong, MD

Associate Professor
Vice Director of Neurologic Department
Huashan Hospital
Shanghai 200040


J. Andoni Urtizberea, MD

Praticien Hospitalier,
MPR Hôpital Marin - APHP
64700 Hendaye, France
Secondary Email :


Simone Spuler, MD

Professor of Myology Muscle Research Unit
Experimental and Clinical Research Center
Charité University Hospital and Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine
Lindenberger Weg 80
13125 Berlin, Germany
Tel: (49) 30450540501
Fax: (49) 30450540907

Maggie C. Walter, MD, MA

Associate Professor for Neurology
Friedrich-Baur-Institute, Dept. of Neurology
Lab. for Molecular Myology
Ziemssenstr. 1
80336 Munich
Tel: (49) 89 5160 7400
Tel: (49) 89 2180 78180
Fax: (49) 89 5160 7402
Fax: (49) 89 2180 78184


Satish Khadilkar, MD

Professor and Head, Department of Neurology
Grant Medical college and Sir J J Group of Hospitals
Bombay Hospital institute of Medical Sciences Mumbai, India
Tel: (91) 2222072489, 2 to 4 pm

A. Nalini, MD

Associate Professor of Neurology
National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences
Bangalore, India
Tel: (91) 8026995139

M.Gourie-Devi, MD

Senior Consultant Neurologist
Sir Ganga Ram Hospital
Room F-52, First Floor, OPD building
New Delhi, India
Clinic hours: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, 10 am to 12 pm
Tel: (91) 9871007544

Prof. Chitra Sarkar

1083, Department of Pathology
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
Ansari Nagar, New Delhi – India, 110029
Tel: 91-11-26593371

Meena AK, MD

Professor of Neurology
Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences
Panjagutta, Hyderabad, India
Tel: (91) 4023489110

Dr. C.M. Sharma

Professor and Head
Department of Neurology
S.M.S.Medical College and Hospital is J.L.N.Marg
Jaipur, (Rajasthan)


Shahriar Nafissi, MD

Associate Professor of Neurology
Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Shariati Hospital
North Karegar Street
Tehran, 14114, Iran
Tel: (98) 2184902224, (98) 2122894884
Fax: (98) 22884420


Zohar Argov, MD

Professor of Neurology
Kanrich Professor of Neuromuscular Diseases
Department of Neurology
Hadassah University Hospital
Ein Kerem
Jerusalem, Israel 91120
Tel: (972) 2 6776 938
Fax: (972) 2 643 7782


Elena Pegoraro, MD, PhD

Università di Padova
Dipartimento di Neuroscienze
Via Giustiniani 5 -35128 Padova, Italy
Tel: (049) 8213622
Fax: (049 ) 8751770


En Kimura, MD, PhD

Chief of Cluster Ward, Translational Medical Center,
National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry

4-1-1 Ogawa-Higashi

Kodaira, Tokyo 187-8551, Japan

Tel: (81) 423412712 (PHS 3143)

Fax: (81) 423462120


Mamdouha Ahdab-Barmada, MD, FCAP, FAHA.

Director, MMA-Neuromuscular Diagnostic Lab
American University of Beirut Medical Center
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Third floor, Room 312 C-D
Beirut, Lebanon
Tel:  (961) 1 350000, ext: 5182
Fax: (961) 1 370845


Sara Khan, MD, DABPN

Aga Khan University Hospital
Stadium Road
Karachi, Pakistan
Tel: (92) 2134864559


Luis Jorge Mendonça Peres Negrão, MD

Neuromuscular Unit, Neurology Department
Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra 
Praceta Mota Pinto
3000-075 Coimbra 
Tel: (351) 917208377

Saudi Arabia

Edward J. Cuplere, MD, FAAN

Director, Neurology Residency Training Program
Consultant: Neurology, Neuromuscular Disorders and Sports Neurology
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center 
PO Box 40047, MBC J-76
Jeddah 21499
Saudi Arabia
Tel: (966) 26677777 ext 65819
Fax: (966) 26677777 ext 65813


Einar P. Wilder-Smith MD, DTM&H, FAMS

Professor, Department of Medicine
National University of Singapore
Senior Consultant Neurologist
Director, Neurology Diagnostic Laboratory
5 Lower Kent Ridge Road
Singapore 119074
Tel: (65) 67724353
Fax: (65) 67794112
Email: Website:


Isabel Illa, MD

Catedràtica Neurologia U.A.B.
Unitat Patologia Neuromuscular
Servei Neurologia
Hospital Santa Creu i Sant Pau
C/ Pare Claret 167
Barcelona 08025, Spain
Tel: (34) 935565986
Fax: (34) 935565602

United Kingdom

Kate Bushby, MD

Professor of Neurology
Institute of Human Genetics
Central Parkway, Newcastle NE13BZ
United Kingdom
Email: (Susan Robinson)

Edward Haight, MD

Terrebonne General Medical Center
128 Neuroscience Ct
Gray, LA 70359
Tel: (1) 985-917-3007
Fax: (1) 985-917-3010

Edward C. Smith, MD

Pediatric Neurologist
Duke University
Lenox Baker Children's Hospital
3000 Erwin Road
Durham, NC 27705
Tel: (1) 919-668-0477
Fax: (1) 919-681-8943