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Daniel M. Feinberg, MD

Professor of Clinical Neurology
Chief Medical Officer, Pennsylvania Hospital
Department: Neurology

Contact information
Pennsylvania Hospital
800 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Office: 215-829-7556
University of Pennsylvania , 1987.
Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, 1992.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Internal Medicine, Graduate Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1992-1993.
Resident in Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine & Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York, 1993-1995.
Chief Resident in Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1995-1996.
Fellow in Clinical Neurophysiology and Neuromuscular Disorders, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 1996-1997.
Fellowship in Clinical Quality Improvement, University of Pennsylvania Health System, 1998-1999.
Graduate Certificate in the Business of Medicine, School of Professional Studies in Business and Education, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD , 2002-2003.
Certificate of Completion, Wharton Academic Medicine Leadership Program, University of Pennsylvania, 2007-2008.
Certificate of Completion, 10X10 Course, American Medical Informatics Association, Oregon Health Services University, Portland, OR, 2007-2007.
Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Re-certified in Neurology), 2017.
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Description of Research Expertise

Peripheral neuropathy
Quality improvement and patient safety
Evidence-based medicine

Description of Clinical Expertise

Neuromuscular disorders
Peripheral Neuropathy
Spinal disorders
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Description of Other Expertise

Quality improvement, patient safety, physician alignment, clinical informatics, physician alignment

Selected Publications

Feinberg DM. : Will neurology residents with large student loan debts become academicians? Neurology 59(5): 789, 2002.

Weber M, Feinberg D: Treatment for cramps in ALS and motor neuron disease. Cochrane Library 2003 Notes: Issue 2.

Varatto J, Siderowf A, Damiano P, Gregory S, Feinberg D, McCluskey, L. : Postural change of forced vital capacity predicts some respiratory symptoms in ALS. Neurology 57: 357-359, 2001.

Varrato J., D.O., Damiano P., R.N., Siderowf A., M.D., Gregory S., M.D., Feinberg D., M.D., McCluskey L.F., M.D. : Postural change of forced vital capacity predicts some respiratory symptoms in ALS. ALS and other Motor Neuron Disorders 2(Supp2): 7-8, 2001.

McCluskey, LF, Gregory S, Feinberg D, Varrato, J. : Postural Change of Forced Vital Capacity Correlates with Respiratory Symptoms in ALS. Neurology 56(Supp3): A198, 2001.

Feinberg DM. : Reflex sympathetic dystrophy. NEJM 343(24): 1811, 2000.

McCluskey LF, Feinberg DM, Bird SJ. : Case of the Month: Suprascapular neuropathy related to a glenohumeral joint cyst. Muscle Nerve 22(6): 772-777, 1999.

Feinberg DM, Preston DC, Shefner JM, Logigian EL. : Amplitude-dependent slowing of conduction in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and polyneuropathy. Muscle Nerve 22: 937-940, 1999.

McCluskey LF, Bird SJ, Feinberg DM. : “Pseudo-conduction block” in vasculitic mononeuropathy multiplex is related to focal axonal conduction failure. Muscle Nerve 22(10): 1361-1366, 1999.

Feinberg DM, Spiro AJ, Weidenheim K. : Distinct light microscopic changes in HIV-associated nemaline myopathy. Neurology 53(1): 241-242, 1999.

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