The Center for Genetic Muscle Disorders is staffed by an interdisciplinary team of professionals with extensive experience in the care of children and adults with disabilities, as well as clinicians and basic scientists who have dedicated their careers to understanding the biology of muscle disorders and discovering better treatments:

Clinical:

Doris Leung's headshot

Doris Leung
MD, PhD

Director and Neurologist
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Jessica Nance
MD, MS

Pediatric Neurologist
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Matthew Elrick
MD, PhD

Pediatric Neurologist
Andreas S. Barth's headshot

Andreas S. Barth
MD, PhD

Adult Cardiologist
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William Reid Thompson III
MD, PhD

Pediatric Cardiologist
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Maria Cecilia Melendres
MD

Pediatric Pulmonologist
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Janet L. Crane
MD

Pediatric Endocrinologist
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Julie Cohen
ScM, CGC

Genetic Counselor
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Nikia Stinson
PT, DPT

Physical Therapist
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Kiley Morgart
LCSW-C

Social Worker
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Susan Schiaffino
MS, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Michael Munchel
BSN

Clinical and Research Nurse
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M. Angela Lasseth

Clinic Coordinator
Megan McNerney headshot.

Megan McNerney
PT, DPT

Clinical Research:

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Genila Bibat
MD

Research Associate
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Arjun Ramesh

Clinical Research Coordinator
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Mary Yep

Clinical Research Coordinator
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Sharanya Suresh

Clinical Trial Coordinator