Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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John-Michael  Li, MD

John-Michael Li, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology (Neuromuscular Disease)

Focus of Work


My clinical focus includes various disorders including ALS, muscular dystrophy/muscle disease, myasthenia gravis, and neuropathy. Current research interests involve looking into the psychosocial aspects of patients and families dealing with ALS, peripheral nerve injury and repair, and EMG/electrophysiology.


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Education and Certification

  • MD: Rush Medical College (2005)
  • Internship: University of Chicago Hospitals, Internal Medicine (2006)
  • Residency: Rush University Medical Center, Neurology (2009)
  • Fellowship: Rush University Medical Center, Clinical Neurophysiology (2010)
  • Fellowship: Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center, Neuromuscular Disorders and Clinical Electromyography (2011)


Administrative office: 312-503-7129
Clinic (for patients): 312-695-7950

NMH/Galter Room 7-104
675 N Saint Clair
Chicago IL 60611

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