Martin Samuels, MD, FRCP, MACP, FANA, FAAN, DSc (hon)
Harvard Medical School
Dr. Martin A. Samuels is the Founding Chair Emeritus of the Department of Neurology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Miriam Sydney Joseph Distinguished Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School. He completed his undergraduate studies at Williams College, and received his MD from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He completed his post-doctoral training in internal medicine at Boston City Hospital and in neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Board certified in neurology and internal medicine, Dr. Samuels is a fellow of the American Academy of Neurology, the American Neurological Association, the Royal College of Physicians and a Master of the American College of Physicians. His special interest is the interface between internal medicine and neurology. He is internationally known, both within internal medicine and neurology, as a premier diagnostician and teacher. Dr. Samuels’s career has been aimed at relieving suffering caused by neurological disease and symptoms. Gaining the experience and knowledge necessary to optimize the number of people he can help has been a life-long endeavor.
Dr. Samuels has defined the field of neurological medicine with its many subspecialties of neuro-cardiology, neuro-hematology, neuro-gastroenterology and all the other broad interfaces between diseases of the nervous system and disorders in the rest of the body. He has also written and lectured widely on these topics, as well as common neurologic complaints such as dizziness, movement disorders, stroke, emergency neurology, and headache. He is the creator of Samuels's Manual of Neurologic Therapeutics, now in its 10th edition and is the co-author of Adams's and Victor's Principles of Neurology now in its 12th edition.
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