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David N. Herrmann, M.B.B.Ch.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-2559

Office: (585) 275-2559

Fax: (585) 273-1255

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groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting

Neurology

Biography

Professional Background

Dr. Herrmann is Unit Chief of the Neuromuscular Unit & Director of the Peripheral Neuropathy Clinics and Cutaneous Innervation Laboratory at the University of Rochester. Clinically his interests are in the diagnosis and care of patients with various types of peripheral neuropathy. He has a particular interest in inherited neuropathies (Charcot Marie Tooth neuropathy and related disorders). Dr. Herrmann additionally established one of the first cutaneous innervation laboratories in the USA at University of Rochester in 2000, for diagnosis of small fiber neuropathy.

Research

Dr. Herrmann's current research interests include inherited neuropathies and he is Principal Investigator in Rochester for the NIH sponsored Inherited Neuropathy Consortium Rare Disease Clinical Research Center. Dr. Herrmann focuses on new gene identification for inherited neuropathies, development of novel neuropathy outcome measures and biomarkers and experimental therapeutics.

Credentials

Specialties

  • Clinical Neurophysiology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Neuromuscular Medicine - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Education

1983
| Hyde Park High School
Valedictorian

1989
MB BCh | S Africa-U Witwatersrand Med Sch
Medicine

1989
MD | The University of Witwatersrand Medical School
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1998 - 06/30/1999
Fellowship in Electromyography/Neuromuscular Disease at University of Michigan Medical Center

01/01/1995 - 01/08/1998
Residency in Neurology at University of Michigan Medical Center

01/01/1993 - 12/31/1994
Residency in Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center of Cleveland -CLOSED

01/01/1992 - 12/31/1992
Internship in Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center of Cleveland -CLOSED

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Awards

2010
Who's Who in America

2007 - Present
Best Doctors in America

1988
Jack Baynash Prize in Medicine
Sponsor: The University of the Witwatersrand Medical School

1986
JH Hofmeyer Scholarship
Sponsor: The University of Witwatersrand Medical School

1985
JH Hofmeyer Scholarship
Sponsor: The Universtiy of the Witwatersrand Medical School

1984
University Entrance Scholarship
Sponsor: The University of the Witwatersrand Medical School

1984
Standard Bank Scholarship
Sponsor: The University of the Witwatersrand Medical School

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Patents

Patent Title: Non-Invasive in-vivo Imaging of Mechanoreceptors in Human Skin Using Confocal Microscopy (Vivascope 1500, Lucid, Inc.)
Patent #: 2068888
Issue Date: Sep 04, 2013
Country: Europe
Invented By: Christi Alessi-Fox, David N Herrmann

Patent Title: Non-Invasive in-vivo Imaging of Mechanoreceptors in Human Skin Using Confocal Microscopy (Vivascope 1500, Lucid, Inc.)
Patent #: DE2068888
Issue Date: Sep 04, 2013
Country: Germany
Invented By: Christi Alessi-Fox, David N Herrmann

Patent Title: Non-Invasive in-vivo Imaging of Mechanoreceptors in Human Skin Using Confocal Microscopy (Vivascope 1500, Lucid, Inc.)
Patent #: CH2068888
Issue Date: Sep 04, 2013
Country: Switzerland/Liechtenstein
Invented By: Christi Alessi-Fox, David N Herrmann

Patent Title: Non-Invasive in-vivo Imaging of Mechanoreceptors in Human Skin Using Confocal Microscopy (Vivascope 1500, Lucid, Inc.)
Patent #: GB2068888
Issue Date: Sep 04, 2013
Country: United Kingdom
Invented By: Christi Alessi-Fox, David N Herrmann

Patent Title: Non-Invasive in-vivo Imaging of Mechanoreceptors in Human Skin Using Confocal Microscopy
Patent #: 8,260,401
Issue Date: Sep 04, 2012
Country: United States
Invented By: Christi Alessi-Fox, David N Herrmann

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Publications

Journal Articles

11/22/2018
Mandarakas MR, Menezes MP, Rose KJ, Shy R, Eichinger K, Foscan M, Estilow T, Kennedy R, Herbert K, Bray P, Refshauge K, Ryan MM, Yiu EM, Farrar M, Sampaio H, Moroni I, Pagliano E, Pareyson D, Yum SW, Herrmann DN, Acsadi G, Shy ME, Burns J, Sanmaneechai O. "Development and validation of the Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Infant Scale." Brain : a journal of neurology.. 2018 Nov 22; Epub 2018 Nov 22.

10/9/2018
Eichinger K, Burns J, Cornett K, Bacon C, Shepherd ML, Mountain J, Sowden J, Shy R, Shy ME, Herrmann DN. "The Charcot-Marie-Tooth Functional Outcome Measure (CMT-FOM)." Neurology.. 2018 Oct 9; 91(15):e1381-e1384. Epub 2018 Sep 19.

8/2018
Johnson NE, Heatwole C, Creigh P, McDermott MP, Dilek N, Hung M, Bounsanga J, Tang W, Shy ME, Herrmann DN. "The Charcot-Marie-Tooth Health Index: Evaluation of a Patient-Reported Outcome." Annals of neurology.. 2018 Aug 0; 84(2):225-233. Epub 2018 Aug 29.

Books & Chapters

2009
Chapter Title: Granulomatous Myositis
Book Title: Encyclopedia of Molecular Mechanisms of Disease
Author List: Myers B, Herrmann DN.
Published By: Lang F. Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg. 2009. 2009

2009
Chapter Title: Encyclopedia of Molecular Mechanisms of Disease
Book Title: Sarcoid Myopathy
Author List: Myers B, Herrmann DN
Published By: Lang F. Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg. 2009 2009

2008
Chapter Title: Granulomatous Myositis
Book Title: Encyclopedic Reference of Molecular Mechanisms of Disease
Author List: Myers B, Herrmann DN
Edited By: Lang F
Published By: Springer-Verlag 2008 in Heidelberg

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