Jeremy M Shefner, MD, PhD, 315 464-8668

Jeremy M Shefner, MD, PhD
Appointed 07/07/11
Upstate University Hospital - Downtown Campus
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-8668

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Neurology

Research Programs and Affiliations

  • Neurology
  • Neuroscience Program

Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: Harvard Medical School, 1990, Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Residency: Harvard Medical School, 1988
  • Residency: Beth Israel Hospital, 1984
  • MD: Northwestern University Medical School, 1983
  • PhD: University of Illinois at Chicago, 1976

Previous Appointments

  • Brigham and Women's Hospital, 1990–1996

Clinical Interests

  • I direct the MDA/ALS Research and Treatment Center and the ALS Association sponsored ALS Clinic at University Hospital where patients with ALS are treated by a multidisciplinary clinical team. I am also interested in the electrodiagnosis and treatment of patients with a variety of neuromuscular disorders.

Research Interests

  • Clinical Therapeutics of ALS and other motor neuron disorders.  Animals models of the physiology and treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS); Peripheral nerve physiology.

Specialties & Certification

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Neurology

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Lou Gehrig's Disease


  • Adults


  • Botulinum Toxin Injections


  • ALS Association (ALSA)
  • American Neurological Association
  • American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital

HealthLinkOnAir Radio Interview

1/22/14 What's going on with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) research?


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