Find a Doctor

The following list of doctors is provided by Xeris Biopharma®  and includes health care providers (i.e., physicians, physical therapists, nutritionists, etc.) with whom our members or correspondents have had good experiences, specifically in dealing with periodic paralysis. We thank Xeris Biopharma®  for providing this extensive worldwide list in a map view.

Additionally, the following represent centers identified by the PPA, its members, or its correspondents that have a special interest in periodic paralysis and other ion channelopathies.

Michael Hanna M.D.

The National Hospital For Neurology in Queens Square, London

Robert C. Griggs M.D.

The University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY

Rabi Tawil M.D.

The University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY

Steve Cannon M.D.

University of Texas, Southwestern, Dallas, Texas

Berstrand Fontaine M.D.

University Pierre et Marie Curie, France

Louis Ptacek M.D.

University of California, San Francisco, California

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