Richard T. Moxley, M.D.

Richard T. Moxley, M.D.

Contact Information

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

Office: (585) 275-2559
Fax: (585) 273-1255

Professional Bio

Dr. Moxley is Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He has served as an Associate Chair of the Department of Neurology since 1997 and served as Acting Chair for several months in 2008. He also holds the Helen Aresty Fine and Irving Fine Chair in Neurology at the University of Rochester. He received his BA from Harvard College and his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. He completed internship at Pennsylvania Hospital, received two years of exercise cardiology training in the Heart Disease & Stroke Program of NIH and served during this time as an instructor in exercise physiology at George Washington University School of medicine.

Subsequently, Dr. Moxley completed his residency in neurology at the Harvard Longwood Program, and completed a fellowship in Medicine (Endocrinology & Metabolism) at Johns Hopkins Medical Center before joining the faculty of the Department of Neurology at the University of Rochester Medical Center in 1974.

Awards & Honors (National)

Best Doctors 2013 - Present
"Top Doctors" | US News and World Report's 2011 - Present
Hans Steiner Medal, lifetime achievement in the research of myotonic dystrophy, Wurzburg Germany | International Myotonic Dystrophy Consortium | Wurzburg Germany 2009
Lifetime Achievement Award for Research and Treatment in Myotonic Dystrophy | Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation | Milan, Italy 2007
Elected by his peers for inclusion in Best Doctors in America | Aiken, SC 1992 - Present

Awards & Honors (Local)

Distinguished Service Award | Board of Trustees of the Rochester Academy of Medicine | Rochester, NY 2011
Distinguished Faculty Award | University of Rochester | Rochester, NY 2008
1st Annual Excellence in Research Day - Honored for outstanding research and contributions | University of Rochester | University of Rochester 2006
Humanitarian of the Year Award | The Rochester MDA for Research & Care of Patients | Rochester, NY 2005

Patents

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
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

Recent Journal Articles

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2016 Aug 26
Griggs RC, Miller JP, Greenberg CR, Fehlings DL, Pestronk A, Mendell JR, Moxley RT, King W, Kissel JT, Cwik V, Vanasse M, Florence JM, Pandya S, Dubow JS, Meyer JM. "Efficacy and safety of deflazacort vs prednisone and placebo for Duchenne muscular dystrophy." Neurology. 2016 Aug 26; Epub 2016 Aug 26.
2016 Jul
Johnson NE, Ekstrom AB, Campbell C, Hung M, Adams HR, Chen W, Luebbe E, Hilbert J, Moxley RT, Heatwole CR. "Parent-reported multi-national study of the impact of congenital and childhood onset myotonic dystrophy." Developmental medicine and child neurology. 2016 Jul; 58(7):698-705. Epub 2015 Oct 28.
2016 Feb 2
Gloss D, Moxley RT, Ashwal S, Oskoui M. "Practice guideline update summary: Corticosteroid treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy: Report of the Guideline Development Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology." Neurology. 2016 Feb 2; 86(5):465-72.
2016 Feb
Heatwole C, Bode R, Nicholas Johnson , Dekdebrun J, Dilek N, Eichinger K, Hilbert JE, Logigian E, Luebbe E, Martens W, McDermott MP, Pandya S, Puwanant A, Rothrock N, Thornton C, Vickrey BG, Victorson D, Moxley RT. "Myotonic dystrophy health index: Correlations with clinical tests and patient function." Muscle & nerve. 2016 Feb; 53(2):183-90. Epub 2015 Dec 29.
2015
Heatwole C, Johnson N, Bode R, Dekdebrun J, Dilek N, Hilbert JE, Luebbe E, Martens W, McDermott MP, Quinn C, Rothrock N, Thornton C, Vickrey BG, Victorson D, Moxley RT. "Patient-Reported Impact of Symptoms in Myotonic Dystrophy Type 2 (PRISM-2)." Neurology. 2015 85(24):2136-46. Epub 2015 Nov 18.

Current Appointments

Helen Aresty Fine and Irving Fine Professorship in Neurology - Department of Neurology (SMD)
Professor - Department of Neurology, NMD (SMD) - Primary

Specialties

Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Education

MD | Medicine | Univ Pennsylvania Sch Medicine1966
BA | Biological Science | Harvard University1962

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Neurology at Johns Hopkins University Medical Center/The Kennedy Krieger Institute09/01/1972 - 06/30/1974
Residency in Neurology at Harvard University Health Services09/01/1969 - 06/30/1972
Internship in Neurology at Philadelphia General Hospital09/01/1966 - 06/30/1967