Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship
Houston Methodist Neurological Institute is the site for one of the five leading MDA/ALSA ALS Clinic and Research Care Center in the US under the direction of Stanley H. Appel, MD with over 100 ALS patients diagnosed yearly and over 250 active patients managed longitudinally. The department also has one of the largest multidisciplinary Myotonic Dystrophy Clinic which follows over 100 patients every year. Also, Muscular dystrophy clinic (MDA) includes those with muscular dystrophy, spinal muscular atrophy, inherited neuropathy, CIDP/acquired neuropathy, myasthenia gravis, and metabolic/mitochondrial disorders. A large volume of acquired and inherited amyloidosis patients are seen and followed in the neuromuscular clinic.
Candidates are required to have successfully completed an Accredited Residency Program in child or adult Neurology or Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation before the start of the fellowship. Having completed the fellowship program, graduates will be clinically as well as academically credentialed, and well trained to take the examination offered by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, in the Subspecialty of Neuromuscular Medicine and one offered by American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine.
For more informationAcademic Manager
Corina Gutierrez, MBA
6560 Fannin St.
Scurlock Tower, 8th Floor
Houston, TX 77030