Ahmed El Dokla, MD, 315 464-8668

Ahmed El Dokla, MD
Appointed 07/01/07
302 Upstate Bone and Joint Center
6620 Fly Road
East Syracuse, NY 13057
315 464-8668

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Neurology: Neuromuscular


Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: Washington University at St. Louis, 2011, Neuromuscular diseases and neuromuscular clinical pathology
  • Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2010, Neurology

Previous Appointments

  • University of Pittsburgh, 2011–2014
  • Texas Tech University ,University Medical Center, 2014–2016

Clinical Interests

  • I direct the Neuromuscular Division. My clinical interests include disorders of nerve, muscle, and neuromuscular junction; including amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, muscular dystrophies, inflammatory myopathies (e.g. polymyositis, inclusion body myositis), and neuromuscular transmission disorders (e.g. myasthenia gravis, Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome)and peripheral and autonomic neuropathies.


Research Interests

  • My major research interests are the new treatment modalities in ALS, myasthenia gravis and autonomic disorders.

Specialties & Certification

  • Neurology
  • Neuromuscular Medicine
  • Electrodiagnostic Medicine

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Guillain Barre Syndrome
  • Inclusion Body Myositis (IBM)
  • Lou Gehrig's Disease
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Neuromuscular Disease
  • Polymyositis and Dermatomyositis


  • Adults


  • American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM)
  • American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital
  • VA Medical Center

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