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

Michael W. Chilungu, MD, MBA is an assistant professor of neurology at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Dr. Chilungu received his undergraduate, graduate, and medical degrees from the University of Buffalo. He completed clinical residency training in neurology at Case Western Reserve University, followed by fellowship training in clinical neurophysiology at the University of Rochester Medical Center.

Dr. Chilungu is currently one of the neurohospitalists at the University of Rochester Medical Center, where he is primarily responsible for the provision of neurologic care to hospitalized patients on the general neurology inpatient, consultation, and inpatient stroke services at the Medical Center.

He staffs a rapid follow up outpatient clinic, designed to see patients recently discharged from the inpatient neurology service, and is significantly involved in resident and medical student teaching in the inpatient setting, as well as in the outpatient resident clinics.

Dr. Chilungu has additional interests in clinical neurophysiology, providing interpretation of inpatient, outpatient, and intraoperative EEGs at the Medical Center.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Phi Beta Kappa | University of Buffalo 1998
University of Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences Early Assurance Program 1996
University Honors Scholar | University of Buffalo 1994

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 Clinical Neurophysiology 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