Dr. Hiroshi Mitsumoto, MD

Dr. Hiroshi Mitsumoto, MD

Neurology | Male | 72 years old

Dr. Hiroshi Mitsumoto is the Wesley J. Howe Professor of Neurology at Columbia University at The Neurological Institute of New York and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center. Previously he was on the faculty of the Cleveland Clinic Foundation where he served as Director of the ALS Center. A graduate of Toho University School of Medicine in Japan, he completed his internship at Baltimore City Hospital at Johns Hopkins, residency training in Neurology at Case Western Reserve, as well as a neuromuscular fellowship training at Tufts New England Medical Center. Dr. Mitsumoto has devoted his clinical and research effort to the investigation of ALS in both animal models and clinical trials in patients with ALS. He is presently conducting an NIH study of Disease Markers in ALS. Dr. Mitsumoto has published and lectured, nationally and internationally extensively on the topic of ALS. He served as a member of Steering Committee of several clinical trials in ALS. He received the Donald C. Mulder Award for achievement, leadership, and dedication in ALS from ALS Association in 1996, in 1998 he became the 5th recipient of the Forbes Norris Award from the International Alliance of ALS/MND Associations for his "compassion and love of humanity in the study, management or support of ALS/MND, and in 2000 he received the Lou Gehrig Memorial Award from the MDA. He served as Chair of the ALSA Medical Advisory Board until 1999 and now is a member of the MDA Medical Advisory Board, ALS CARE Board of Directors, and Neurology editorial board.Read more

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Dr. Hiroshi Mitsumoto is the Wesley J. Howe Professor of Neurology at Columbia University at The Neurological Institute of New York and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center. Previously he was on the faculty of the Cleveland Clinic Foundation where he served as Director of the ALS Center. A graduate of Toho University School of Medicine in Japan, he completed his internship at Baltimore City Hospital at Johns Hopkins, residency training in Neurology at Case Western Reserve, as well as a neuromuscular fellowship training at Tufts New England Medical Center.

Dr. Mitsumoto has devoted his clinical and research effort to the investigation of ALS in both animal models and clinical trials in patients with ALS. He is presently conducting an NIH study of Disease Markers in ALS. Dr. Mitsumoto has published and lectured, nationally and internationally extensively on the topic of ALS. He served as a member of Steering Committee of several clinical trials in ALS.

He received the Donald C. Mulder Award for achievement, leadership, and dedication in ALS from ALS Association in 1996, in 1998 he became the 5th recipient of the Forbes Norris Award from the International Alliance of ALS/MND Associations for his "compassion and love of humanity in the study, management or support of ALS/MND, and in 2000 he received the Lou Gehrig Memorial Award from the MDA. He served as Chair of the ALSA Medical Advisory Board until 1999 and now is a member of the MDA Medical Advisory Board, ALS CARE Board of Directors, and Neurology editorial board.

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  • Neurology

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

Education

  • Medical School
    Tohoku University / School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1968

  • Internship Hospital
    Johns Hopkins Hospital

    Completed in 1973

  • Residency Hospital
    Cleveland Clinic

    Completed in 1976

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Cleveland Clinic

    Completed in 1978

    Tufts University

    Completed in 1981

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Japanese

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Specialties

  • Neurology

Procedures Performed

  • EMG (Electromyography)