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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 adjunct 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 100 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. 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 is an associate editor for Frontiers in Neurology and regularly serves as an ad-hoc reviewer for Frontiers and other journals.

Areas of Expertise: 
Arbovirus Infections
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical and Lumbar Radiculopathies
Dengue Fever
Electrodiagnostic Medicine
Entrapment Neuropathies
Myasthenia Gravis
Neurological Disease
Peripheral Neuropathies
Peripheral Nervous System Diseases
Spinal Cord Injury
Ulnar Neuropathy
West Nile Virus
White Matter Diseases
Wound Care Management
Zika Virus