Department of Neurology

Neuromuscular Diseases

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: Seth Perlman, MD

The University of Washington Department of Neurology is currently recruiting for a funded ACGME-accredited neuromuscular medicine fellow for 2021-2022.  The fellow will receive training in pediatric and adult neuromuscular diseases in preparation for an academic or private practice career.  Expected start date is July 2021.

For questions, please contact Miranda Skillin