Neuromuscular Neurologist

Hospital for Special Surgery
New York City, New York
Closing date
Dec 1, 2023

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The Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) is actively recruiting a full-time Neuromuscular Neurologist to join the HSS Department of Neurology. This is a clinical position with teaching and academic responsibilities. Applicant must be an MD or DO who is BC/BE in Neurology and fellowship trained in neuromuscular medicine or clinical neurophysiology (EMG track).


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate and treat outpatients with neuromuscular diseases. Perform electromyography testing. Participate in intraoperative monitoring service. Participate in inpatient neurology consult service and weekend/holiday calls. Provide teaching and supervisory duties for neuromuscular medicine fellows, residents, physician extenders, and clinical staff as directed by the Neurologist-in-Chief or representative. Provide administrative and patient care support as directed by the Neurologist-in-Chief, Physician-in-Chief and Chief Executive Officer of HSS. Participation in weekly HSS Neurology Grand Rounds, Journal Club, and other academic conferences, as well as regular Departmental meetings. Enhance the recognition and reputation of the Department of Neurology by lecturing, serving on committees, engaging in research initiatives, and/or writing academic papers.



Compensation and Benefits:


  • Competitive salary with incentive opportunity. Comprehensive benefits package to include medical, dental, vision and life insurance, generous CME budget, and retirement plan contribution.



About HSS:



Founded in 1863, HSS is the world’s leading academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health. HSS ranks No. 1 in orthopedics (for the 14th consecutive year) and No. 2 in rheumatology by U.S. News & World Report. HSS is affiliated with the New York-Presbyterian Healthcare System through the hospital's affiliation with Weill Cornell Medical College. The hospital is also affiliated with Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and Rockefeller University which provide a wealth of opportunities for HSS faculty and trainees. HSS is located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, with satellites in Westchester County, Long Island, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Florida (see


Focusing on neuromuscular diseases, the Marcia Dunn and Jonathan Sobel Department of Neurology at HSS provides comprehensive, compassionate, and prompt care to patients with mobility disorders. The Department runs several clinics, including neuromuscular clinic, ALS/MDA clinic, movement disorder clinic, and concussion clinic. Our physicians are highly skilled and run multiple supporting services, including a large intraoperative monitoring service, a high-volume EMG lab, a Botox injection service, and a muscle, nerve, and skin biopsy service. The Department also runs an infusion center and has been working with HSS Pathology to develop a comprehensive neuromuscular pathology service. The Research Institute at HSS coordinates a broad program of research in musculoskeletal and rheumatologic diseases. Our neurologists participate in several multicenter studies of ALS, myasthenia gravis, and demyelinating neuropathy. 

HSS offers a unique work environment, diverse job types and extraordinary career opportunities. HSS facilitates professional growth and development, recognizes individual contributions, and encourages leadership roles in the American Academy of Neurology and other organizations. We attract and retain highly skilled professionals, renowned for their leadership and vision in clinical care, teaching, and cutting-edge lab-based, translational, and clinical research.

Interested and qualified candidates should email a cover letter and curriculum vitae to the person below:


Jennifer Nuviola Johnson

Assistant Administrative Director, Department of Neurology

Hospital for Special Surgery


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