Michael W. Chilungu, M.D., M.B.A.

Michael W. Chilungu, M.D., M.B.A.

Contact Information

Rochester General Hospital
1425 Portland Avenue
Rochester, NY 14621

Professional Bio

Dr. Michael Chilungu is an assistant professor of neurology at the University of Rochester. He graduated magna cum laude from the University of Buffalo, and went on to pursue his medical degree at the University of Buffalo. During his medical training he obtained an M.B.A. at the University of Buffalo. After medical school he pursued training in neurology at Case Western Reserve University, where he graduated in 2008. He subsequently pursued fellowship training in Clinical Neurophysiology at the University of Rochester, at Strong Memorial Hospital.

Currently, Dr. Chilungu is positioned at the Rochester General Hospital division of the University Neurology Department, where he maintains an epilepsy clinic, in addition to a general neurology clinic. He divides up his time between clinical teaching activities between residents and medical students, seeing patients, and providing electromyography (EMG), and electroencephalography (EEG) services at Rochester General Hospital.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Early Admission, University at Buffalo Medical School
Phi Beta Kappa, University at Buffalo

Recent Journal Articles

2012 Feb
Curfman D, Chilungu M, Daroff RB, Alshekhlee A, Chelimsky G, Chelimsky TC. "Syncopal migraine." Clinical autonomic research : official journal of the Clinical Autonomic Research Society. 2012 Feb; 22(1):17-23. Epub 2011 Aug 17.

Current Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Neurology, Stroke Division (SMD) - Primary


Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology


MD | SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine2003
SUNY Buffalo School of Management2003

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Neurology at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/2008 - 06/30/2009
Residency in Neurology at University Hospitals of Cleveland07/01/2005 - 06/30/2008
Internship in Internal Medicine at Maimonides Medical Center07/01/2004 - 06/30/2005