William S David, M.D., Ph.D.

Electromyography (EMG) Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital
Physician Investigator (Cl)
Neurological Clinical Research Institute, Mass General Research Institute
Associate Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital
M.D.; Ph.D. Albert Einstein College of Medicine 1985
amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; botulism; dyspnea; electromyography; facial paralysis; ganglion cysts; mononeuropathies; muscle, skeletal; quadriceps muscle; spastic paraplegia, hereditary; ulnar neuropathies; vocal cord paralysis Dr. Bill David is the Director of the EMG Laboratory and Neuromuscular Diagnostic Center at Massachusetts General Hospital, as well as the Associate Program Director for the Harvard Partners Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship Program.  He is an Associate Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School. He received his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York.

His research, clinical activities and educational/administrative pursuits have centered on his subspecialty interests of neuromuscular medicine and clinical neurophysiology (EMG), with a particular focus on Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).

At MGH, he is an active participant in the ALS clinic and directs the Neuromuscular Diagnostic Center, which encompasses the EMG laboratory, the neuromuscular clinics, an infusion suite, a skin and muscle biopsy program, an autonomic laboratory and a  botulinum toxin program for the treatment for dystonia and spasticity.

Dr. David is a member of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM), American Neurological Association (ANA) and serves on the Board of Directors for the National ALS Research Group the Scientific Advisory Board for the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation.