Rabi N. Tawil, M.D.

Rabi N. Tawil, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 673
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 275-2559

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  • Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital
  • Admits to Highland Hospital Admits to Highland Hospital

Professional Bio

Dr. Tawil is co-Director of the MDA Neuromuscular Disease Clinic at the University of Rochester. He is also Director of the Neuromuscular Pathology Laboratory and is responsible for the interpretation of all muscle biopsy samples use for diagnosing muscle diseases. His clinical interests include all acquired and inherited muscle diseases, myasthenia gravis and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. He has special expertise in facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD), the non-dystrophic myotonias and the periodic paralyses.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Buswell Fellowship Award | University of Rochester 1994 - 1995
Muscular Dystrophy Association Fellowship 1991 - 1993

Patents

Data Forms for: Cellular and Molecular Pathophysiology (CAMP) of Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy (FSHD) Study

United States Serial NO.: 1-299598931
Filed Date: December 18, 2009
Title: Data Forms for: Cellular and Molecular Pathophysiology (CAMP) of Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy (FSHD) Study
Invented by: Al-Rabi Tawil
Physician Checklists for FSHD (Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy) and DM (Myotonic Dystrophy)

United States Serial NO.: 1-686888271
Filed Date: November 16, 2011
Title: Physician Checklists for FSHD (Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy) and DM (Myotonic Dystrophy)
Invented by: Richard Moxley, III, Al-Rabi Tawil, Charles Thornton, Michael McDermott
Methods For Determining The Presence Or Risk Of Developing Facioscapulohumeral Dystrophy (FSHD)

United States Serial NO.: 13/817,531
Filed Date: August 18, 2011
Title: Methods For Determining The Presence Or Risk Of Developing Facioscapulohumeral Dystrophy (FSHD)
Invented by: Al-Rabi Tawil, Stephen Tapscott, Linda Geng, Silvere van der Maarel
Patient Information Forms for FSHD (Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy), DM (Myotonic Dystrophy), and Unaffected Blood Relatives of Individuals with FSHD or DM

United States Serial NO.: 1-686948337
Filed Date: November 16, 2011
Title: Patient Information Forms for FSHD (Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy), DM (Myotonic Dystrophy), and Unaffected Blood Relatives of Individuals with FSH
Invented by: Richard Moxley, III, Al-Rabi Tawil, Charles Thornton, Michael McDermott

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Neurology, NMD (SMD) - Primary
Professor - Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (SMD)

Specialties

Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Education

MD | Medicine | Lebanon-Sch Med Amer U Beirut1985
MS | Physiology | Lebanon - Non-Medical School1981
BS | Biology | Emory University1979

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Neuromuscular Disease at Strong Memorial Hospital- GME Office07/01/1991 - 7/31/1993
Residency in Neurology at Strong Memorial Hospital- GME Office07/01/1988 - 6/30/1991
Residency in Internal Medicine at Good Samaritan Hospital of Maryland07/01/1987 - 6/30/1988
Internship in Internal Medicine at Good Samaritan Hospital of Maryland07/01/1986 - 06/30/1987