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William S. (Bill) David, MD, PhD

Director, Neuromuscular Diagnostic Center, MGH

Director, EMG Laboratory, MGH

Associate Program Director, Harvard Partners Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship Training Program

To make a neuromuscular division appointment, call 617-726-3642.

  • Phone: 617-724-3914
Department of Neurology
Clinical Interests
ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease)
Clinical neurophysiology
Neuromuscular disorders
Botox (botulinum toxin injections)
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, PhD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Residency, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Fellowship, Lahey Clinic
Board Certifications
Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Neuromuscular Medicine, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Patient Gateway
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Patient Age Group
Accepting New Patients
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BiographyDr. Bill David is the Director of the EMG Laboratory and Neuromuscular Diagnostic Center at Massachusetts General Hospital, as well as the Associate Program Director for the Harvard Partners Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship Program.  He is an Associate Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School. He received his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York.

His research, clinical activities and educational/administrative pursuits have centered on his subspecialty interests of neuromuscular medicine and clinical neurophysiology (EMG), with a particular focus on Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).

At MGH, he is an active participant in the ALS clinic and directs the Neuromuscular Diagnostic Center, which encompasses the EMG laboratory, the neuromuscular clinics, an infusion suite, a skin and muscle biopsy program, an autonomic laboratory and a  botulinum toxin program for the treatment for dystonia and spasticity.

Dr. David is a member of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM), American Neurological Association (ANA) and serves on the Board of Directors for the National ALS Research Group the Scientific Advisory Board for the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation.

Neuromuscular Diagnostic Center
165 Cambridge Street
Suite 820
Boston, MA 02114

Phone: 617-724-3914
Phone 2: 617-643-2085
Fax: 617-726-2019