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Stefan Spinty, MD

Healthcare Provider
Consultant Paediatric Neurologist
Alder Hey Children’s Hospital
Eaton Road
Liverpool, United Kingdom

Dr. Spinty studied medicine at the University of Hamburg, Germany, got initial clinical training in Germany but was subsequently trained in the UK.

Stefan Spinty was appointed as Consultant Paediatric Neurologist and lead clinician for the neuromuscular services at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in 2004. The service was again granted “centre of clinical excellence” status in December 2015.

Since 2010, Dr. Spinty has been the lead for neuromuscular research at Alder Hey and is the Principal Investigator for currently 9 studies related to Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.

Dr. Spinty founded and is the chair of the North West Adult and Paediatric Neuromuscular Network that achieved excellence status in December 2016.


Representative Publications:

A checklist for clinical trials in rare disease: obstacles and anticipatory actions-lessons learned from the FOR-DMD trial

Developing standardized corticosteroid treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Pain experience, expression and coping in boys and young men with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy – A pilot study using mixed methods