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Hani Kushlaf, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical

Associate Professor of Neurology and Pathology , Director of the Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship

COM Neurology Neuromuscular

Education/Credentials
  • Medical Degree: University of Tripoli School of Medicine
  • Muscle Disease Fellowship: Mayo Clinic
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders Fellowship: Mayo Clinic
  • Advanced Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship: Duke University Medical Center
  • Residency: University of Kentucky Medical Center
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine (Certification Date: 04/13/2013)
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Neuromuscular Medicine) (Certification Date: 08/15/2011)
United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties (Certification Date: 01/01/2015)
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Neurology) (Certification Date: 09/28/2009) - (Recertification Date: 12/15/2019)

Languages

Arabic

Clinical Interest

Neurology

Specialties

Clinical Neuromuscular Pathology
Electrodiagnostic Medicine
Neurology
Neuromuscular Medicine

Research Interests

-Inherited and acquired peripheral neuropathies (including CIDP and other dysimmune neuropathies), plexopathies, myopathies, muscular dystrophies, ALS, motor neuron disorders, and neuromuscular junction disorders (myasthenia gravis and Lambert-Eaton myast...

Contact Information
  • Stetson Building
  • 260 Stetson Street
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45219
  • Office 513-558-1753
  • Email hani.kushlaf@uc.edu

Peer Reviewed Publications

Barohn, Richard J; Gajewski, Byron; Pasnoor, Mamatha; Brown, Alexandra; Herbelin, Laura L; Kimminau, Kim S; Mudaranthakam, Dinesh Pal; Jawdat, Omar; Dimachkie, Mazen M ; Iyadurai, Stanley; Stino, Amro; Kissel, John; Pascuzzi, Robert; Brannagan, Thomas; Wicklund, Matthew; Ahmed, Aiesha; Walk, David; Smith, Gordon; Quan, Dianna; Heitzman, Darryl; Tobon, Alejandro; Ladha, Shafeeq; Wolfe, Gil; Pulley, Michael; Hayat, Ghazala; Li, Yuebing; Thaisetthawatkul, Pariwat; Lewis, Richard; Biliciler, Suur; Sharma, Khema; Salajegheh, Kian; Trivedi, Jaya; Mallonee, William; Burns, Ted; Jacoby, Mark; Bril, Vera; Vu, Tuan; Ramchandren, Sindhu; Bazant, Mark; Austin, Sara; Karam, Chafic; Hussain, Yessar; Kutz, Christen; Twydell, Paul; Scelsa, Stephen; Kushlaf, Hani; Wymer, James; Hehir, Michael; Kolb, Noah; Ralph, Jeffrey; Barboi, Alexandru; Verma, Navin; Ahmed, Moiz; Memon, Anza; Saperstein, David; Lou, Jau-Shin; Swenson, Andrea; Cash, Tiyonnoh 2020. Patient Assisted Intervention for Neuropathy: Comparison of Treatment in Real Life Situations (PAIN-CONTRoLS): Bayesian Adaptive Comparative Effectiveness Randomized Trial. JAMA neurology, ,

Janecek, Jacqueline; Kushlaf, Hani 2020. Toxin-Induced Channelopathies, Neuromuscular Junction Disorders, and Myopathy. Neurologic clinics, 38 4, 765-780

Kushlaf, Hani 2020. DIVING INTO THE HETEROGENEITY OF INCLUSION BODY MYOSITIS. Muscle & nerve, ,

Kushlaf, Hani 2020. COVID-19 in muscle-specific kinase myasthenia gravis: A case report. Muscle & nerve, ,

Kushlaf, Hani 2020. Cystinosis myopathy: Searching for optimal clinical outcome measures. Muscle & nerve, ,

Kushlaf, Hani 2019. Peripheral Neuropathy and the Ceruloplasmin Gene. Annals of internal medicine, 170 4, 282

Kushlaf, Hani; Li, Yuebing 2019. The evidence is stacked against thymectomy in MuSK myasthenia gravis. Muscle & nerve, ,

Sandrone, Stefano; Berthaud, Jimmy V; Chuquilin, Miguel; Cios, Jacquelyne; Ghosh, Pritha; Gottlieb-Smith, Rachel J; Kushlaf, Hani; Mantri, Sneha; Masangkay, Neil; Menkes, Daniel L; Nevel, Kathryn S; Sarva, Harini; Schneider, Logan D 2019. Neurologic and neuroscience education: Mitigating neurophobia to mentor health care providers. Neurology, 92 4, 174-179

Davalos, Long; Kushlaf, Hani 2018. New onset of seropositive generalized myasthenia gravis following intravesical Bacille Calmette-Guerin treatment for bladder cancer: A case study. Muscle & nerve, ,

Lee, Ikjae; Kushlaf, Hani 2018. Needle electromyography practice patterns in patients taking novel oral anticoagulants: A survey-based study. Muscle & nerve, ,

Kushlaf, Hani A; Massey, E Wayne; Hobson-Webb, Lisa 2014. Proximal Median Neuropathy caused by Surgical Manipulation of Masson Tumor. Muscle & nerve, ,

Erra, Carmen; Granata, Giuseppe; Liotta, Giovanna; Podnar, Simon; Giannini, Mauro; Kushlaf, Hani; Hobson-Webb, Lisa D; Leversedge, Fraser J; Martinoli, Carlo; Padua, Luca 2013. Ultrasound diagnosis of bony nerve entrapment: case series and literature review. Muscle & nerve, 48 3, 445-50

Kushlaf, Hani A 2013. Emerging toxic neuropathies and myopathies. The Psychiatric clinics of North America, 36 2, 209-18

Kushlaf, Hani A 2011. Emerging toxic neuropathies and myopathies. Neurologic clinics, 29 3, 679-87

Abstract Publications

Hani Kushlaf, Vern Juel, Lisa Hobson-Webb 10-2012. Sonographically-measured nerve size and intra-nerve size variability in inflammatory polyneueropathy Muscle&Nerve and Clinical Neurophysiology, ,


Hani Kushlaf, Vern Juel, Lisa Hobson-Webb 10-2012. Do ultrasound characteristics correlate with electrodiagnostic findings in inflammatory neuropathies? Muscle&Nerve and Clinical Neurophysiology, ,


David Clark, Hani Kushlaf 10-16-2013. Macroglossia in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Muscle&Nerve and Clinical Neurophysiology, ,


Julia Zhu, Hani Kushlaf 03-16-2014. Camptocormia as the Initial Prominent Manifestation of Myotonic Dystrophy Type I , ,


Jonas Vanags, Hani Kushlaf, Vern Juel 02-2012. Post-irradiation hypoglossal and accessory neuropathies with myokymic discharges North Carolina Neurological society annual meeting, ,


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