Dr. Dustin Nowacek

Dustin Nowacek, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology

Biography

Dustin Nowacek, MD completed his undergraduate bachelor of science degree in physiology at Lyman Briggs College at Michigan State University in 2004. After earning his bachelor of science, he attended medical school at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine where he received his doctorate of medicine in 2008. He completed a residency in neurology in 2012, and a fellowship in neuromuscular medicine in 2013, both at the University of Michigan. Following completion of his fellowship, he moved to the west side of Michigan where he primarily focused on the care of patients with neuromuscular diseases. Dr. Nowacek has a strong clinical and research interest in neuromuscular diseases, electrodiagnostic medicine (EMG) and the use of telemedicine in the care of patients with neuromuscular disease. Consequently Dr. Nowacek returned to the University of Michigan in 2017 to develop his research interests and further subspecialize in the care of patients with neuromuscular diseases. In this role, he serves as Director of the University of Michigan Adult Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and Adult Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) Clinics, where he provides longitudinal care to these patients.

Appointments

Director, Adult Muscular Dystrophy Association Clinic
Director, Adult Charcot-Marie-Tooth Clinic

Credentials

Medical School or Training
  • Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, East Lansing, MI, 2008
Residency
  • Neurology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, 2012
Fellowship
  • Neuromuscular Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, 2013
Board Certification
  • Neurology
  • Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • Neuromuscular Medicine

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