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A. Arturo Leis, MD

A. Arturo Leis, M.D.

Dr. Leis is a senior scientist at the Center for Neuroscience and Neurological Recovery and clinical professor of neurology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. He is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, with added qualification in clinical neurophysiology, and by the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine. Prior to current appointments, Dr. Leis was director of clinical neurophysiology at the Division of Restorative Neurology and Human Neurobiology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, and chief of electromyography at the Department of Neurology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Dr. Leis has received numerous honors and awards for his clinical and academic accomplishments. He has authored more than 80 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters and over 100 abstracts. He recently published two books on electromyography. He has served as an invited examiner for the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine and has made numerous presentations at national and international meetings, courses and workshops. Dr. Leis regularly serves as an ad-hoc reviewer for Neurology, Archives of Neurology, Muscle & Nerve and Clinical Neurophysiology.

Areas of Expertise: 
Brain Injury
Electrodiagnostic Medicine
Neurological Disease
Spinal Cord Injury