Neuromuscular diseases encompass a number of conditions that affect the peripheral nerves, neuromuscular junction, motor neurons, and muscle. Specialists in the Neuromuscular Diseases Division provide diagnoses and treatment of both adult and pediatric patients with Guillain-Barre syndrome, chronic inflammatory polyneuropathy neuropathy (CIDP), other peripheral neuropathies, polymyositis, dermatomyositis, myasthenia gravis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, muscular dystrophies, myotonic disorders, among other neuromuscular conditions. The clinics are housed at both the UW Medical Center and Seattle Children's Hospital. Please contact the clinics for additional information and appointments.
Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship
Director Leo H. Wang, MD PhD
Co-Director Michael D. Weiss, MD
The University of Washington Department of Neurology is
currently recruiting for a funded neuromuscular medicine fellow for 2014-2015.The fellow will receive training in pediatric and adult neuromuscular diseases in preparation for an academic or private practice career. Official ACGME-accreditation is currently in place for a Neuromuscular/EMG focused Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship and is pending for Neuromuscular Medicine but expected for July 2014.