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Louis H. Weimer, MD
Professor of Neurology
Director, EMG Laboratory
Director, Clinical Autonomic Laboratory
Co-director, Columbia Neuropathy Research Center
Neuromuscular Division


  • BA: Emory University
  • MD: Emory School of Medicine
  • Residency: Neurological Institute of New York, The New York-Presbyterian Hospital at Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NIH Research Scholar, Howard Hughes Medical Institute;
    (Neuromuscular disease and clinical neurophysiology) Neurological Institute of New York, Columbia University Medical Center
Board Certification:
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Neurology)
American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine

Office Location:
710 W. 168th Street
Phone: 212 305 1516
Fax: 212 305 5396

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Dr. Louis H. Weimer is a Professor of Neurology at Columbia University. A graduate of Emory School of Medicine, he completed residency training in Neurology at the The Neurological Institute of New York, The New York-Presbyterian Hospital at Columbia University Medical Center, serving as chief resident in his final year. Dr. Weimer completed a fellowship in clinical neurophysiology and neuromuscular disease also at Columbia.

Dr. Weimer directs the EMG laboratory and the Clinical autonomic laboratory and co-directs the Columbia Neuropathy Research Center. His clinical and research interests include autonomic and small nerve fiber function, dysautonomia, peripheral neuropathy, neurologic causes of syncope, and autonomic failure syndromes. Other special interests include neuropathy from medications and toxins, entrapment neuropathies, Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic syndrome and various other neuromuscular disorders.

Dr. Weimer currently serves on the board of directors of the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine and is on the national medical advisory board for the Charcot-Marie-Tooth Association and frequent oral board examiner for the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine. He is the chair of the quality assurance committee for the department of neurology. He has written numerous papers, book chapters, and review articles and reviews papers for several medical journals.

In addition to patient testing, Dr. Weimer sees patients in consultation, in most instances patients with various forms of autonomic dysfunction, peripheral neuropathy, and neuromuscular disorders.

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