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Richard Finkel, MD

Healthcare Provider
Division Chief
Division of Neurology, Department of Pediatrics
Nemours Children's Health System
13535 Nemours Pkwy
Orlando, Florida, United States

Richard Finkel is a pediatric neurologist and Chief at Division of Neurology at the Nemours Children’s Hospital in Orlando, Florida, USA. His special interests include neuromuscular disorders, pediatric electromyography, and metabolic disorders of the nervous system. His research interests are concerned with the development of outcome measures and with the design and execution of clinical trials in spinal muscular atrophy, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, Fabry, and Pompe diseases.

He is passionate about developing new treatments for children with nerve and muscle disorders. He feels an obligation to provide the best possible care to his patients, and that includes giving them an option to participate in clinical trials of new treatments.


Representative Publications:

Multicenter Prospective Longitudinal Study of Magnetic Resonance Biomarkers in a Large Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Cohort

Developing standardized corticosteroid treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Idebenone reduces respiratory complications in patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy