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Hoda Z. Abdel-Hamid, MD

Job Title Pediatric Neurologist
Job Title Director, EMG Laboratory and Neuromuscular Program, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, University of Pittsburgh
Job Title Director, MDA clinic, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, University of Pittsburgh
Job Title Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 2
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-5520 Phone
412-692-6787 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

1995 Cairo University School of Medicine, Cairo, Egypt 

Residency:

2005 Pediatric Neurology, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa.
2003 Adult Neurology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pa.
2002 Chief Resident, Hurley Medical Centre, Michigan State University, Flint, Mich.
1999-2002 Pediatrics Hurley Medical Centre, Michigan State University, Flint, Mich.
1999 Pediatrics, Cairo University Children's Hospital, Cairo, Egypt 

Fellowship:

2006 Clinical Neurophysiology/Neuromuscular, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa. 

Memberships

  • American Academy of Neurology
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Medical Association
  • World Muscle Society
  • Child Neurology Society
  • American Academy of Electrodiagnostic and Neuromuscular Medicine

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology
  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology: Clinical Neurophysiology
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology: Neuromuscular Medicine
     

Publications

  • Wood MF, Hughes SC, Hache LP, Naylor EW, Abdel-Hamid HZ, Barmada MM, Dobrowolski SF, Stickler DE, Clemens PR Parental Attitudes Toward Newborn Screening for Duchenne/Becker Muscular Dystrophy and Spinal Muscular Atrophy .Muscle Nerve. 2013 Oct 19.
  • McDonald CM, Henricson EK, Abresch RT, Han JJ, Escolar DM, Florence JM, Duong T, Arrieta A, Clemens PR, Hoffman EP, Cnaan A; CINRG Investigators. The cooperative international neuromuscular research group Duchenne natural history study--a longitudinal investigation in the era of glucocorticoid therapy: design of protocol and the methods used. Muscle Nerve. 2013 Jul;48(1):32-54.
  • Henricson EK, Abresch RT, Cnaan A, Hu F, Duong T, Arrieta A, Han J, Escolar DM, Florence JM, Clemens PR, Hoffman EP, McDonald CM; CINRG Investigators. The cooperative international neuromuscular research group Duchenne natural history study: glucocorticoid treatment preserves clinically meaningful functional milestones and reduces rate of disease progression as measured by manual muscle testing and other commonly used clinical trial outcome measures. Muscle Nerve. 2013 Jul:48(1):55-67.
  • Rajan DS, Abdel-Hamid H. Child Neurology: Pompe disease: New horizons. Neurology. 2012; 4;79(23):e197-200.
  • Abdel-Hamid H, Clemens PR. Pharmacological therapies for muscular dystrophies. Curr Opin Neurol 2012, 25:604–608.
  • Abdel-Hamid H, Management of chronic neuromuscular disease in children. Medlink. Updated 2/2011.
  • Kraker J, Abdel-Hamid H, Lacomis D, Neuromuscular Pathology Unknown. Journal of Clinical Neuromuscular Disease. 12(1):22-25, September 2010.
  • Zivkovic SA, Abdel-Hamid H, Neurologic manifestations of transplant complications. Neurology Clinics. 2010 Feb;28(1):235-51.
  • RA Maselli, JJ Ng, JA Anderson, O Cagney, J Arredondo, C Williams, HB Wessel, H Abdel-Hamid and RL Wollmann. Mutations in LAMB2 causing a severe form of synaptic congenital myasthenic syndrome. J. Med. Genet. 2009;46;203-208.
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