Dr. David J. Sinclair was raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota before moving to attend Texas Christian University in Fort Worth where he majored in Neuroscience. After medical school Dr. Sinclair trained in Internal Medicine and Neurology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. He then practiced in a partnership with his former movement disorders professor for three years in Biloxi, Mississippi prior to returning to the University of Mississippi to complete a fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology. He is Board Certified in Neurology with additional subspecialty Board Certification in both Epilepsy and Electrodiagnostic Medicine, and has a special interest in Epilepsy, Headache Medicine, and Neuromuscular diseases. He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the Florida Medical Association, the American Clinical Neurophysiology Society, and is a Fellow of the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. He moved to Panama City in 2016 with his family and a small cocker spaniel. RESEARCH EXPERIENCE: Sinclair D, Jabari, D. Necrotizing Myopathy with Combined Small Cell Lung Cancer. 38th Annual Carrell-Krusen Neuromuscular Symposium. Journal of Clinical Neuromuscular Disease: Mar;2016 Sinclair D, Sundaram, M. Making the Diagnosis in Frontal Supplementary Motor Area Seizures with In-Home Video Capture of Seizure Semiology. 70th Annual American Clinical Neurophysiology Society Meeting, Feb; 2016 Orlando, Fl. Qu BX, Gong Y, Sinclair D, Fu M, Perl D, Diaz-Arrastia R.. cPLA2alpha knockout mice exhibit abnormalities in the architecture and synapses of cortical neurons. Brain Research. 2013;1497:101–5. Vedanarayanan V, Sinclair D. Ryanodine Receptor RYR1 Gene Mutations in African American Men with Hypertrophied Muscles and Persistently Elevated Serum Creatinine Kinase. Neurology. Feb;2013 Supplement S05.004 Sinclair, D. Herndon, R. Blood Brain Barrier Breakdown in Multiple Sclerosis University of Mississippi Medical Center Neurology Department Research Symposium. Aug;2012. Sinclair D, Leacock, R. Ictal CT-Perfusion. Neurocritical Care. 2011 Sep;2015 Supplement 1:S3-283, 9/2011.Presented at the 2011 Neurocritical Care Society Meeting. Montreal, Quebec. Sinclair D. Cerebral Venous Thrombosis – A Ten Year Experience – Analysis of institutional outcomes and review of the literature. University of Mississippi Medical Center Residents Day Research Presentation. 6;2010 Sinclair D, Saul. R. Non-convulsive occipital lobe epilepsy and hyperglycemia – Case reports and review of the literature. 35th Annual North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society Meeting, Feb;2009 Lake Tahoe, CA PRESENTATIONS: Speaker - Emerald Coast Medical Association Annual Meeting 2017: Transient Alterations of Awareness and Other Spells Speaker - University of Mississippi Neurology/Neurosurgery Grand Rounds 2016: Neurophysiologic Aspects of Sleep Disorders Speaker - Carrell-Krusen Neuromuscular Symposium 2016: Necrotizing Myopathy Speaker - University of Mississippi Stroke Symposium 2015: Stroke and Seizures an Update Speaker - Biloxi Regional Medical Center Annual Staff Meeting 2013: Management of Severe Migraine University of Mississippi Medical Center Neurology Resident Lectures Delivered: Stroke – Etiology and Management 2nd Generation Antiepileptics Emergency Room and Outpatient Management of Headaches. The Perfect Lumbar Puncture Fibromuscular Dysplasia and Stroke Neurotoxicology Lecture Series Neurological Emergencies of the Spinal Cord AAN Guidelines on the Practice of Cosmetic Neurology Radiculopathy and Plexopathy Thalamocortical Circuits and EEG Generators Disorders of Smell and Taste Hippocampal Anatomy and Temporal Lobe Epilepsy History and physical examination of patients with seizures and paroxysmal spells Dr. Sinclair is certified through the Florida Department of Health Office of Compassionate Use to recommend/order medical marijuana
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I am a dedicated doctor of the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, neuromuscular junction, and muscle. I promise professionalism, state of the art medical care, thorough evaluation, and engagement in proven treatment options. As a Fellow of the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine, and a member of the American Academy of Neurology and the American Clinical Neurophysiology Society, I am committed to keeping up with the most up to date cutting edge options for treatment. I am board certified in Neurology with additional subspecialty certifications in both Epilepsy and Electrodiagnostic Medicine
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