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Hani Kushlaf, MD

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

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

Research/Clinical Interests

Neurology, Neuromuscular Disorders

Board Certifications & Licenses
  • Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2009
  • Neuromuscular Medicine, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2011
  • American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine, 2013
  • Clinical Neuromuscular Pathology, The United Council of Neurologic Subspecialties, 2015
Contact Information
  • Stetson Building
  • 260 Stetson Street
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45219
  • Office 513-558-1753
  • Email hani.kushlaf@uc.edu

Peer Reviewed Publications

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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

Published Abstracts

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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, ,