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Dr. Jonathan Strober

Jonathan Strober

MD

Director, Neuromuscular Clinic, San Francisco
Pediatric neurologist and neuromuscular specialist
Proud father

Dr. Jonathan Strober is a specialist in childhood disorders of the nerves and muscles. He directs child neurology services and the Neuromuscular Clinic at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, which is sponsored by the Muscular Dystrophy Association. He has advanced training in electromyography (recording the nerve function of muscles) to evaluate patients with suspected neuromuscular disorders.

Strober's research investigates new therapies for children with neuromuscular and mitochondrial disorders, including a study to determine the safety of a dietary supplement called creatine monohydrate.

Strober earned his medical degree from the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University and completed a residency in pediatrics at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center. He completed a fellowship in child neurology at the University of Pennsylvania's Perelman School of Medicine, followed by a fellowship in neuromuscular disorders at Emory University School of Medicine.

  • Education

    Lewis Katz School of Medicine, MD, 1992

  • Residencies

    Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Pediatrics, 1995

  • Fellowships

    University of Pennsylvania, Child Neurology, 1998

    Emory University School of Medicine, Neuromuscular Disorders, 1999

  • Board Certifications

    Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

  • Academic Title

    Professor

  • Languages

    Spanish

My role is to help guide my patients and their families down whichever path they choose to take.

Where I see patients (3)

    Fetal surgery firsts

    The first open fetal surgery in the world was performed at UCSF in the early 1980s.

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