About Leeann Burton, MD

Dr. Leeann Burton is a neuromuscular neurologist at the Massachusetts General Hospital. She graduated from Hamilton College with a degree in neuroscience and received her medical degree from Harvard Medical School. She completed her internal medicine internship at the Massachusetts General Hospital, followed by neurology residency and a clinical fellowship in neuromuscular medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital.

Her clinical practice is dedicated to patients with neuromuscular diseases. She has a particular interest in immune-mediated disorders such as myasthenia gravis and inflammatory myopathies. 

She is involved in clinical research programs around myasthenia gravis and immune-related adverse events of cancer immunotherapies. She also has an interest in drug development and emerging therapeutics for neuromuscular disease, and is the current Anne B. Young fellow in translational neuroscience.  

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Mass General Neurology: Neuromuscular
165 Cambridge St.
Charles River Plaza
Suite 820
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-726-3642

Medical Education

  • MD, Harvard Medical School
  • Residency, Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Fellowship, Brigham and Women's Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Electrodiagnostic Medicine, American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Neuromuscular Medicine, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

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