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This content was provided by Dr. Hairston-Mitchell "Vernita F. Hairston-Mitchell, MD, is a board-certified neurologist with more than 20 years of experience. Fellowship trained in clinical neuromuscular disorders and neuro-rehabilitation, Dr. Hairston-Mitchell's clinical interests are in treating neuromuscular disorders and multiple sclerosis, electromyography, and spinal cord medicine. She has an extensive academic background in addition to her patient care experience, and has served as an assistant professor of neurology for the University of Maryland and University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) schools of medicine and as adjunctive clinical professor at University of Kansas School of Medicine. Dr. Hairston-Mitchell has also presented multiple lectures for the University of Maryland at Baltimore and UMKC medical schools and residency programs. Among her experiences, Dr. Hairston-Mitchell served as the director of the Muscular Dystrophy Association Clinic at Maryland General Hospital, medical director of the Acute Rehabilitation Unit at James Lawrence Kernan Hospital and director of the Electromyography Lab at James Lawrence Kernan Hospital. She is a member of the Academy of Spinal Cord Professionals, the American Academy of Neurology, the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine and the Myasthenia Gravis Association. Dr. Hairston-Mitchell received her medical degree from the University of Maryland Medical School and completed her residency in neurology at Case Western Reserve University. She completed a fellowship in clinical neuromuscular disorders at the University of Pennsylvania's department of Neurology and a neuro-rehabilitation fellowship at the University of Maryland, training at Montebello Hospital and James Lawrence Kernan Hospital. She is board certified in neurology and in spinal cord medicine. "
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All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Anterior Horn Disease
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
Difficulty With Walking
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Low Back Pain
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuropathy, Motor and Sensory
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Restless Leg Syndrome
Spinal Cord Injury
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Traumatic Brain Injury
Visual Field Defects
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University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
Medical School | Graduated
Case Western Reserve School Of Med
Residency Hospital | Completed
University Of Maryland Baltimore School Of Med
Fellowship Hospital | Completed
University Of Pennsylvania School Of Med
Fellowship Hospital | Completed
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