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Richard A. Lewis, MD

Director, Electromyography Laboratory

Professor, Neurology

Richard A. Lewis, MD

Neurology - Pavilion
127 S San Vicente Blvd - 6th Floor #A6600
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Richard A. Lewis, MD

Director, Electromyography Laboratory

Professor, Neurology

  • Neurology

The research of Richard A Lewis, MD, focuses on neuromuscular disorders, ALS, inherited neuropathies, CMT, inflammation neuropathies (GBS + CIDP) and myasthenia gravis.

  • Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, 1974
  • Internship: Hartford Hospital, 1975
  • Fellowship: Pennsylvania Hospital, 1978
  • Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1978
  • President-Elect, Peripheral Nerve Society, 2019
  • Chair, Inflammatory Neuropathy Consortium, 2016-19
  • Chair, Scientific Committee of Biannual Meeting, 2012-13
  • Board of Directors, Peripheral Nerve Society, 2009-13
  • Medical Advisory Board, Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America, 2000

Click here for a list of peer-reviewed publications.

  • Allen JA, Lewis RA. CIDP diagnostic pitfalls and perception of treatment benefit. Neurology. 2015 Aug 11;85(6):498-504.
  • Lewis RA, Sumner AJ, Brown MJ, Asbury AK. Multifocal demyelinating neuropathy with persistent conduction block. Neurology. 1982;32(9):958-964.
  • Lewis RA. Myasthenia gravis: new therapeutic approaches based on pathophysiology. J Neurol Sci. 2013;3339(1-2):93-98.


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