Richard A. Lewis, MD

Director, Electromyography Laboratory

Professor, Neurology

127 S. San Vicente Blvd.
Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, A6600
Los Angeles, CA 90048





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Richard A. Lewis, MD

Director, Electromyography Laboratory

Professor, Neurology

  • Neurology
  • Nerve & Muscle

ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease)

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease (CMT)

EMG (Electromyography, Electromyograms)

Guillain-Barre Syndrome

Multifocal Motor Neuropathy / Neuropathies

Myasthenia Gravis

Nerve Conduction Study / Studies

Neuromuscular Disorders



The research of Richard A Lewis, MD, focuses on neuromuscular disorders, ALS, inherited neuropathies, CMT, inflammation neuropathies (GBS + CIDP) and myasthenia gravis.

  • Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, 1974
  • Internship: Hartford Hospital, 1975
  • Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1978
  • Fellowship: Pennsylvania Hospital, 1978
  • Chair, Scientific Committee of Biannual Meeting, 2012-13
  • Peripheral Nerve Society Board of Directors, 2009-13
  • Guillain-Barre/CIDP Foundation International Medical Advisory Board Grant Review Subcommittee, 2000
  • Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America Medical Advisory Board, 2000
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth Association Medical Advisory Board

Click here for a list of peer-reviewed publications.

  • Allen JA, Lewis RA. CIDP diagnostic pitfalls and perception of treatment benefit. Neurology. 2015 Aug 11;85(6):498-504.
  • Lewis RA, Sumner AJ, Brown MJ, Asbury AK. Multifocal demyelinating neuropathy with persistent conduction block. Neurology. 1982;32(9):958-964.
  • Lewis RA. Myasthenia gravis: new therapeutic approaches based on pathophysiology. J Neurol Sci. 2013;3339(1-2):93-98.
  • Lewis RA, Sumner AJ, Shy ME. Electrophysiologic features of inherited demyelinating neuropathies: a reappraisal in the era of molecular genetics. Muscle Nerve. 2000;23:1472-1487.

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