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USA Health neurologist to present at National Neuromuscular Review

Bassam Bassam, M.D., director of the neuromuscular program at USA Health and professor of neurology at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine, is the invited speaker at the University of Kansas Medical Center Neuromuscular Review Course to be held in Orange Beach, Alabama, on Oct. 5.

Published Oct 3rd, 2019

By Lindsay Mott
lmott@health.southalabama.edu


Bassam Bassam, M.D., director of the neuromuscular program at USA Health and professor of neurology at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine, is the invited speaker at the University of Kansas Medical Center Neuromuscular Review Course to be held in Orange Beach, Alabama, on Oct. 5.

At the national review, Bassam will present “Challenges in Entrapments & Axonal vs. Demyelinating Neuropathies” to neurologists and other physicians treating neuromuscular disorders. The educational review sessions are designed to provide an up-to-date review of clinical issues related to the diagnosis and treatment of neuromuscular diseases, and the speakers are brought in from around the country and the world.

Bassam has specialized training in the field of neuromuscular neurology and has worked in the field since 1985. He is board certified by the American Board of Neuromuscular Disease and Electrodiagnostic Medicine.

“As physicians practicing at an academic medical center, we play a critical role in disseminating knowledge to residents as well as fellow neurologists practicing neuromuscular disease,” Bassam said. “We play a critical role in sharing information about new discoveries and new treatment options with the neurology community.”

Dr. Bassam has been on faculty at the USA College of Medicine since 1985. He completed his training at Wayne State University in Detroit and the Mayo Clinic in neuromuscular disease and electromyography. Dr. Bassam is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology as well as the American Board of Neuromuscular Disease and Electrodiagnostic Medicine and Diplomate in Neuromuscular Disease Subspecialty.

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