Juan J. Figueroa, MDJuan J. Figueroa, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology


Specialty

  • Adult Neurology

Sub-Specialties

  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Neuromuscular Disorders
  • Clinical Neurophysiology

Education

  • Doctor of Medicine, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru, 1998

Training

  • Internship, Internal Medicine, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, 2001-2002
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, 2002-2003
  • Residency, Neurology, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, 2003-2004
  • Residency, Neurology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, 2004-2006
  • Fellowship, Clinical Neurophysiology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, 2006-2007
  • Fellowship, Neuromuscular Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, 2007-2008
  • Fellowship, Peripheral Nerve Disorders, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, 2008-2009
  • Fellowship, Autonomic Disorders, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, 2009-2011

Awards and Honors

  • Multiple System Atrophy Research Award, American Autonomic Society Meeting, Nassau, Bahamas, 2012
  • NIH Training Grant, Autonomic Disorders, Mayo Clinic, 2009   
  • Fellow Teaching Award, Neuromuscular Medicine, University of Rochester, 2008   
  • Academic Excellence Award, Neurology, University of New Mexico, 2007
  • Academic Excellence Award, Neurology, University of New Mexico, 2006
  • Best Scientific Presentation Award, Neurology, University of New Mexico, 2006
  • Chief Resident, Neurology, University of New Mexico, 2005   
  • 3rd Place Award-Oral Case Presentation, American Society of Internal Medicine, Michigan Scientific Meeting, 2002

Brief Clinical/Research Interest Statement

Clinical interests:

  • Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS)
  • Syncope
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Peripheral neuropathies
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Motor neuron disease
  • Multiple system atrophy (MSA)
  • Neurocysticercosis

Research interests:

  • POTS outcomes research
  • MSA outcomes research
  • Autonomic involvement in peripheral neuropathies
  • Neurocysticercosis in the United States

Recent Publications

 

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