Michio Hirano, MD

Neuromuscular Medicine

Michio Hirano, MD

Neuromuscular Medicine

Specialties: Neurology, Neuromuscular MedicineMore specialties

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710 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032
US

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About Michio Hirano, MD


Dr. Hirano received his B.A. from Harvard College and M.D. from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. At the Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC), he did his neurology residency training and a post-doctoral fellowship in neuromuscular genetics under Drs. Salvatore DiMauro and Eric Schon.


Currently, Dr. Hirano serves as Chief of the Neuromuscular Division, Co-Director of the CUMC Muscular Dystrophy Association clinic, and Director of the H. Houston Merritt Center for Muscular Dystrophy and Related Diseases. He evaluated patients with myopathies and other neuromuscular disorders.


Board Certifications

  • Neurology
  • Neuromuscular Medicine

Expertise

  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myoneural Disorder
  • Myopathy
  • Neurometabolic Disorder
  • Neuromuscular Disease
  • Neuromuscular junction disorders

Education

  • Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Titles & Positions

  • Chief, Division of Neuromuscular Disorders
  • Director, H. Houston Merritt Clinical Research Center
  • Lucy G. Moses Professor of Neurology
  • Medical Director, Laboratory of Molecular Genetics/Laboratory of Metabolic and Mitochondrial Disease

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

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