BiographyDr. David A. Chad graduated from McGill University medical school in 1974. He completed internal medicine residency at the Montreal General Hospital (1976), Neurology residency at University of California at San Francisco (1979), and Fellowship in Neuromuscular diseases at Tufts University Medical Center (1982). From 1982 to 2008, Dr. Chad was a member of the Neurology Faculty at the University of Massachusetts Medical School (Worcester) and in August 2008, he joined the Neuromuscular unit at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Dr. Chad is Associate Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School. He is a Neuromuscular clinician, electromyographer, and educator whose work is focused on the evaluation and diagnosis, care, and treatment of patients with neuromuscular disorders including ALS, peripheral neuropathy, myasthenia gravis, myopathies and muscular dystrophies.
Dr. Chad is Board certified in Internal Medicine (US and Canada), Neurology (American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry), Electrodiagnostic Medicine (American Board of Electrodidagnostic Medicine), and Clinical Neurophysiology (added qualifications). He is on the Medical advisory Board of the Massachusetts chapter of the ALS Association (ALSA) and the Massachusetts/New Hampshire chapter of the Myasthenia Gravis association. He is member of the American Neurological Association and he is a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology.
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