Neuromuscular Medicine

General Information

The Neuromuscular Program provides primary and referral services for all disorders of the peripheral nerves and muscles. Physicians specialize in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), myasthenia gravis, myopathy (polymyositis, dermatomyositis, inclusion body myositis), neuropathy (Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP), Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT), Guillain-Barre syndrome, diabetic neuropathy, undiagnosed), muscular dystrophy (FSH, Duchene, Becker, Limb-Girdle, myotonic, oculopharyngeal), Stiff-Person syndrome, and related disorders.

The service is dedicated to the delivery of expert clinical care, as well as to the education of both patients and colleagues at all levels of training. Faculty are all board certified neurologists with special training in neuromuscular disease and clinical neurophysiology.

The service is very active in basic science and clinical research and on the cutting edge of clinical ALS research. In addition, faculty are members of both the Northeastern ALS Alliance and the World Federation of Neurology ALS Consortium.

Neuromuscular Medicine Leadership

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Huned Patwa, MD

Division Chief

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Neuromuscular Medicine Website
Yale Neuroscience Center Yale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT 06519