Dr. Jose U. Desousa, MD

Dr. Jose U. Desousa, MD

Neurology | Male | 74 years old

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Dr. Desousa specializes in Neurology and practices in Dearborn, MI. He practices at 1 location.

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  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Neurology
  •  Board certified in Clinical Neurophysiology, Neurology, Neuromuscular Medicine and Sleep Medicine
  •  Malpractice claims in Michigan not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Neurology
  • Neuromuscular Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Asterixis (Flapping Tremor)
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Paroxyzmal Vertigo of Childhood
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Breathing-Related Sleep Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebral Vascular Disease
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Confusion
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medication-Induced Postural Tremor
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Migrainous Vertigo
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orthostatic Tremor
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Problem Sleepiness
  • REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
  • Radiculitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Tremor Hereditary Essential, 1
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo

Education

  • Medical School
    Escola Med De Goa University Lisbon

    Graduated in 1965

  • Internship Hospital
    R Williams Hospital

    Completed in 1968

  • Residency Hospital
    Bellevue Hospital Center Nyu
    New York Med College
    Wayne State University
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Eeg and Epilepsy

    Completed in 1972

    Wayne State University

    Completed in 1972

  • Undergraduate School
    Liceu National Afonso De Albuquerque

    Graduated in 1960

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Adult Neurology
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Cognitive Neurology
  • Dementia
  • Electroencephalography (EEG)
  • Muscle Disorders
  • Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine Psychiatry & Neurology
  • Sports Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • 24-Hour Ambulatory Electroencephalogram
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Sleep Study
  • Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal

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