Neuromuscular Diseases

Overview

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 ACGME-accredited neuromuscular medicine fellow for 2015-2016.  The fellow will receive training in pediatric and adultneuromuscular diseases in preparation for an academic or private practice career.  Expected start date is July 2015.

For questions, please contact Dr. Wang at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.