A physician who specializes in neuromuscular medicine possesses specialized knowledge in the science, clinical evaluation and management of these disorders. This encompasses the knowledge of the pathology, diagnosis and treatment of these disorders at a level that is significantly beyond the training and knowledge expected of a general neurologist, child neurologist or physiatrist. Source: American Board of Medical Specialties, 2007. www.abms.org [7/1/2007: new]
Additional Resources: American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2007. http://www.abpmr.org/.
Board certification for Medical Doctors (MDs) is provided by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.