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Abirami Muthukumaran, MD

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





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Abirami Muthukumaran, MD

  • Neurology

ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease)

ALS Patient Studies (Lou Gehrig's Disease)

Diabetic Neuropathy


EEG (Electroencephalograms)

EMG (Electromyography, Electromyograms)

Nerve Diseases

Neuromuscular Disorders


The research of Abirami Muthukumaran, MD, focuses on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) clinical trials. Muthukumaran has participated in several ALS clinical studies including Diaphragm Pacing System trial and other drug studies.

  • Medical School: Madras Medical College, 1997
  • Residency: UCLA, 2004
  • Fellowship: Cedars-Sinai/UCLA, 2005

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  • Lombardi TL, Barton E, Wang J, Eliashiv DS, Chung JM, Muthukumaran A, Tsimerinov EI. The elbow flex-ex: a new sign to detect unilateral upper extremity non-organic paresis. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2013;85(2):165-167.
  • Cohen SN, Muthukumaran A, Gasser H, El-Saden S. Symptom spread to contiguous body parts as a presentation of cerebral ischemia. Cerebrovasc Dis. 2002;14(2):84-89.


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