S. H. Subramony, M.D.

subramonyProfessor, Department of Neurology


Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases at UF Health

3009 SW Williston Road

Gainesville, FL 32608

Phone (352) 294-5400
Fax 352-627-4295

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Dr. S. H. Subramony was trained in Neurology and Electromyography/ Neuromuscular diseases at the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH. Subsequent to that, he was on the faculty at the University of Mississippi Medical Center from (from 1980 to 2007), where he was named the Billy Guyton Distinguished Professor of Neurology. Later, at University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston where he was appointed the Charlotte Warmoth Professor of Neurology (2007 to 2009 ), before coming to University of Florida in 2009. At the University of Mississippi Medical Center, he was the director of the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) clinic and the Neuromuscular Division, in addition to directing a busy Ataxia Clinic.

His investigative interests have been in the field of ataxias and he brings a wealth of experience in evaluating and managing patients with ataxias. At UF, he co-directs the Ataxia Clinic in the Movement Disorder Center with Dr. Guangbin Xia. In addition to patient management, this clinic will also be involved in many research projects.

His clinical experience includes the management of patients with all types of neuromuscular diseases including ALS, myasthenia gravis, polymyositis, neuropathies and muscular dystrophies. In the past he has participated in clinical trials in ALS and published in the field of neuromuscular genetics. His clinic at UF provides expert evaluation of patients with neuromuscular disorders and offers treatment that includes electromyography, muscle biopsy when appropriate, appropriate genetic testing and referral to ancillary services such as physical, occupational and speech therapy and evaluation for mobility aids.

Dr. Subramony is considered one of the world leading experts on ataxia and he directs a clinic for care, research, and fellowship training.