Shawn J. Bird, M.D.

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Professor of Neurology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Neurology

Contact information
Department of Neurology
3rd Floor Gates Building, HUP
3400 Spuce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-6551
Fax: 215-349-5579
B.A. (Biology)
Cornell University, 1979.
B.S. (Electrical Engineering)
Cornell University, 1979.
M.D. (Medicine)
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1983.
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Description of Research Expertise

Clinical trials of new medications for myasthenia gravis and Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome, as well as a large multi-center patient oriented outcome study of newly-diagnosed patients with myasthenia.

Using electrodiagnostic techniques and neurologic examination measures to assess patients serially in clinical trials involving various nerve and muscles disorders.

Description of Clinical Expertise

Autoimmune neuromuscular disorders – particularly the evaluation and management of patients with myasthenia gravis (MG), Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS), and chronic inflammatory polyneuropathy (CIDP).
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Last updated: 02/12/2019
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