Graduate School Baylor College of Medicine (1992)
Medical School Baylor College of Medicine (1994)

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Isaac Syndrome
  • Lambert Eaton Syndrome
  • Limbic Encephalitis
  • Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
  • Paraneoplastic Syndrome
  • Stiff Man Syndrome

Research Interest

  • Animal models of autoimmune autonomic neuropathy
  • Autonomic effects of acetylcholinesterase inhibitors
  • Disorders of neuromuscular hyperexcitability
  • Paraneoplastic neurological syndromes
  • Serologic evaluation of patients with dysautonomia


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications


Featured Books Legend Featured Books

Autoimmune Autonomic Failure. In Handbook of Clinical Neurology, Volume 117: Autonomic Nervous System

Muppidi S, Vernino S (2013). Elsevier

Honors & Awards

  • Program Director Recognition Award
    American Academy of Neurology (CNPD) (2013)
  • Best Doctors
    D Magazine (2012-2014)
  • Fellow
    American Academy of Neurology (2007)
  • Fellow
    American Neurological Association (2005)
  • Founders Award for Clinical Research
    American Academy of Neurology (1998)
  • Woltman Award for Clinical Neurology
    Mayo Clinic (1998)
  • DeBakey Scholar Award
    Baylor College of Medicine (1994)
  • Rush Record Excellence in Neuroscience Award
    Baylor College of Medicine (1992)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) Coalition (2013)
  • Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America (2007)
  • American Academy of Neurology
  • American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • American Autonomic Society
  • American Neurological Association
  • Society for Neuroscience