Graduate School
Baylor College of Medicine (1992)
Medical School
Baylor College of Medicine (1994)
Mayo Clinic (1995), Internal Medicine
Mayo Clinic (1998), Neurology
Mayo Clinic (1999), Neuroimmunology

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