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Neuromuscular Medicine Specialist

Hospital for Special Care
New Britain, Connecticut
Closing date
May 18, 2021

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The Charles H. Kaman Neuromuscular Center at Hospital for Special care has an immediate full-time position for a neurologist with fellowship training in neuromuscular medicine and EMG.

The Neuromuscular Center is certified as a Center of Excellence by the Muscular Dystrophy Association, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association, Charcot-Marie-Tooth Association and Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation. Annually, the Center cares for over 275 patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and over 600 patients with other neuromuscular disorders including muscular dystrophies, inclusion body myositis, spinal muscular atrophies, CMT disorders, myasthenia gravis, and chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathies. The Center has a dedicated Neuromuscular Research and Clinical Trials program and is one of 54 national sites partnering with Massachusetts General Hospital on the Healey ALS Clinical Trials Program. The new physician will join two experienced neuromuscular specialist and a team of healthcare staff – all providing multidisciplinary care to patients from Connecticut and adjoining other states in the northeast region.

The successful candidate will be board certified or eligible in Neurology and Neuromuscular Medicine, highly motivated in the areas of clinical neuromuscular medicine and clinical trials, competent in performing both routine and complex EMG studies, willing to part of a large neuromuscular multidisciplinary team, and willing to provide teaching and educational conferences to medical students, neurology residents, and neuromuscular fellows from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine.


Center of Special Care, Inc. encompasses a continuum of four care systems; Hospital for Special Care,  Hospital for Special Care Foundation, HSC Community Services and Manes & Motions Therapeutic Riding Center.  With net assets in 2019 of over $83M, we provide individualized, interdisciplinary care in seven areas of specialization, each nationally-accredited. Those areas are Pulmonary Care, Acquired-Brain Injury Care, Complex Pediatric Care, Neuromuscular Care, Spinal Cord Care, Cardiac Care and Autism Services.  Our facilities include Hospital for Special Care (HSC), a 228 in-patient hospital campus, including the largest neuromuscular center in the region, a 27,000 square foot Aquatic Rehabilitation and Fitness Center and Manes & Motion Therapeutic Riding Center, a 20 acre facility.

HSC is the nation’s only specialty hospital serving adults and children across the spectrum of complex care and rehabilitation.  We are the 4th largest specialty hospital in the country.  HSC is located in CT, half way between Boston and New York. 

Interested and qualified candidates should contact Lisa Knudsen at 860-827-1958, ext. 5101 and/or apply at:

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