Amro Stino, MD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology in the University of Michigan Medical School, Division of Neuromuscular Medicine. Dr. Stino has expertise in the treatment of neuromuscular disorders, with special clinical and research interest in the care of patients with acquired peripheral neuropathy.
A native of Ann Arbor, MI and a product of Ann Arbor schools, Dr. Stino went on to pursue a Bachelor of Science degree in Brain, Behavioral, and Cognitive Sciences from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, which he completed in 2006. He received his medical degree from Wayne State University, School of Medicine in Detroit, MI in 2010 and completed a transitional year internship at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, in Ann Arbor, MI. He then completed his neurology residency training at the Wayne State University, School of Medicine – Detroit Medical Center, followed by a fellowship in clinical neurophysiology / neuromuscular medicine at The Mayo Clinic in Arizona. He joined The Ohio State University faculty in 2015 as Director of the Peripheral Neuropathy Clinic and Autonomic Lab. During his time there, he oversaw expansion of diagnostic testing and clinical operations of both, helping provide more comprehensive neuropathy care for central and southern Ohio patients seeking multi-disciplinary acquired neuropathy care. He helped obtain CIDP and CMT center of excellence accreditation. He joined the University of Michigan faculty in 2019 as Director of the Peripheral Neuropathy clinic and Co-director of the Autonomic Lab. Currently, he serves as site principal investigator on multi-center studies in the realms of metabolic and autoimmune neuropathy. He is presently conducting an investigator initiated phase 1b trial on the novel use of Lenalidomide in anti-MAG neuropathy.
Dr. Stino is an advocate for patient awareness and education in autoimmune neuropathy and serves as physician liaison for the GBS-CIDP foundation, with whom he was interviewed on Good Day Columbus as part of GBS-CIDP awareness month. He also takes great interest in helping patients tackle peripheral neuropathy care in an evidence based fashion, particularly as it pertains to pain control.
Dr. Stino enjoys working alongside and mentoring neuromuscular fellows, neurology residents, and medical students who rotate with him in clinic or inpatient service. He serves on the Peripheral Nerve Society Junior Board, which helps organize an annual educational course for attendees. His online videos on autoimmune neuropathy, small fiber neuropathy, and postural tachycardia syndrome have been viewed by thousands.
He remains a dedicated Wolverine, despite having worked down south.
Areas of Interest
Research interests include the evaluation of drug therapies and outcome measures in patients with autoimmune neuropathy, both through investigator initiated and multi-center work. He has also conducted research on pain control in neuropathy patients
Peripheral neuropathy; autoimmune neuropathy; autoimmune myopathy; myasthenia; and autonomic disorders.
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Medical School or Training
- Wayne State University School of Medicine, 2010
- Detroit Medical Center - Wayne State University, Neurology, MI, 2014
- Clinical Neurophysiology, Mayo Clinic, 2015
- Electrodiagnostic Medicine
- Clinical Neurophysiology