Robert Neel

Robert Neel , MD

Associate Professor of Clinical

Vice Chair of Education

Stetson Building
Suite 2302
260 Stetson Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267-0525
Phone 513-558-2968
Fax 513-558-4887


Bachelor's Degree: Washington and Lee University Lexington VA, (Psychology)

Medical Degree: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Cincinnati, Oh ,

Residency: University of Cincinnati/University Hospital 2004

Fellowship: University of Cincinnati/University Hospital Cincinnati, OH , 2005 (Neurophysiology)


American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Neurology) (Certification Date: 09-18-2005 ) - (Recertification Date: to 02-09-2015 )

Clinical Interests


Acute Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy

Alcoholic Neuropathy

ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease)

Amyloid Neuropathies

Atrophic Muscular Disorders

Autonomic Neuropathy

Brachial Plexus Injury

Brachial Plexus Neuropathies

Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy

Congenital Myasthenic Syndromes (CMS)

Diabetic Neuropathies

Distal Myopathies

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy

Foot Drop

Frontalis Interna Hyperostosis

Hyperkalemic Periodic Paralysis

Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis

Isaacs Syndrome

Kearns-Sayre Syndrome

Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophies

Mad Cow Disease (Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease)

MELAS Syndrome

Memory Disorders

MERRF Syndrome

Metabolic Brain Disease

Mild Cognitive Impairment

Mitochondrial Myopathies


Motor Neuron Disease

Muscle Hypertonia

Muscle Weakness

Muscular Atrophy

Myasthenia Gravis


Myophosphorylase Deficiency (McArdle Disease)



Myotonia Congenita

Myotonic Disorders

Myotonic Dystrophy

Nemaline Myopathies

Nerve Compression Syndromes

Nerve Pain

Nerve Pain Syndromes




Neurofibromatosis II

Neurogenic Inflammation

Neuromuscular Disease

Neuromuscular Disorders

Neuromuscular Junction Disease

Neuromuscular Manifestations

Occupational Neuropathies

Paraneoplastic Polyneuropathy

Peripheral Nerve Disorders

Peripheral Nerve Injury

Peripheral Nervous System Disease

Peripheral Neuropathy

Peroneal Neuropathy






Sciatic Neuropathy



Electrodiagnostic Medicine


Research and Practice Interests

ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease), EMG/NCS, Muscular Dystrophy

Research Support

Grant: #GC10024-SA-00-06 sub CDC R01TS000245 Investigators:Neel, Robert 11-01-2018 -09-29-2019 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention A Population-Based Ohio ALS Repository and a Case-Control Study of ALS Risk Factors in Ohio Role:PI $6,000.00 Awarded Level:Federal


Peer Reviewed Publications

Schuh,L. A., London,Z., Neel,R., Brock,C., Kissela,B. M., Schultz,L., Gelb,D. J. (2009. ) Education research: Bias and poor interrater reliability in evaluating the neurology clinical skills examination .Neurology, , 73 (11 ) ,904 -908

Kesari,A., Neel,R., Wagoner,L., Harmon,B., Spurney,C., Hoffman,E. P. (2009. ) Somatic mosaicism for Duchenne dystrophy: evidence for genetic normalization mitigating muscle symptoms .American journal of medical genetics.Part A, , 149A (7 ) ,1499 -1503

Thomas, Kelly; Schrager, Jason; Neel, Robert; Brook, Loren Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube placement in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: a case series with a multidisciplinary, team-based approach.Annals of gastroenterology, , 33 (5 ) ,480-484 More Information

Fournier, Matthew; Neel, Robert; Spence, David; Sawyer, Jeffrey; Sheffer, Benjamin; Kelly, Derek (2020. ) Initial Evaluation by a Non-Surgeon Provider Does Not Delay the Surgical Care of Pediatric Forearm and Elbow Trauma in a Walk-In Orthopaedic Clinic.Cureus, , 12 (5 ) ,e8139 More Information

Kesari, Akanchha; Neel, Robert; Wagoner, Lynne; Harmon, Brennan; Spurney, Christopher; Hoffman, Eric P (2009. ) Somatic mosaicism for Duchenne dystrophy: evidence for genetic normalization mitigating muscle symptoms.American journal of medical genetics. Part A, , 149A (7 ) ,1499-503 More Information

Contact Information

Academic - Stetson Building
Suite 2302
CincinnatiĀ  Ohio, 45267-0525
Phone: 513-558-2968
Fax: 513-558-4887