Penn Comprehensive Neuroscience Center

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Leo F. McCluskey, MD, MBE

Associate Professor of Neurology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Director, Electromyography Laboratory, Pennsylvania Hospital
Medical Director, Penn ALS Center, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Neurology

Contact information
Penn Comprehensive Neuroscience Center
330 South 9th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Office: 215-829-5464
Fax: 215-829-6606
Education:
BS (Biology)
Boston College, 1976.
MD (Medicine)
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1980.
MBE (Medial Ethics)
University of Pennsylvania, 2004.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Medicine, University of Michigan, 1980-1981.
Resident in Medicine, University of Michigan, 1981-1982.
Resident in Neurology Pennsylvania, The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1982-1985.
Muscular Dystrophy Association Fellow , The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1985-1986.
Certifications
1986 Board Certification in Neurology American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology , 1986.
Board Certification in Electromyography and Electrodiagnosis American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine , 1989.
Added Qualifications in Neurophysiology American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology , 1994.
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Selected Publications

Elman L., Siderowff A., McCluskey L: Nocturnal Oximetry: Utility in respiratory management of ALS. Accepted to Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine 2003.

McCluskey L., Houseman G: Medicare hospice criteria: A time for change. Accepted to Journal of Palliative Medicine 2003.

McCluskey L, Houseman G, Klapper, J., Siderowf A: Present Medicare Criteria Fail to Reflect the Need of ALS Patients for Hospice Services. Neurology 60(5;Sup1): A76, 2003.

McCluskey L, Houseman G, Klapper, J., Siderowf A: Present Medicare Criteria Fail to Reflect the Need of ALS Patients for Hospice Services. Presented at ALS Clinical Conference, Washington, D.C May 2003.

Elman L., McCluskey L: Occupational and sport related traumatic neuropathy. Accepted by The Neurolgist for publication 2003.

Golaszewski A, McCluskey L: Nutrition and Neurology. Accepted by CRC Press for publication in nutrition textbook 2003.

“’Breaking the News’ Survey: So what did we learn?” Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the ALS Association Quarterly Newsletter Spring 2003.

“ALS and Hospice” Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the ALS Association Quarterly Newsletter Summer 2003.

Gregory S., Siderowff A, Golaszewski A, McCluskey L: Gastrostomy insertion in ALS patients with low vital capacity: Respiratory support and survival. Neurology 58(3): 485-487, 2002.

McCluskey L., Siderowf A., Elman LB: Nocturnal Oximetry: Utility in respiratory management of ALS. Neurology 58(7;Sup3): A198, 2002.

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