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Leo F. McCluskey, MD, MBE

Leo F. McCluskey, MD, MBE Physician

Director, Electromyography Laboratory at Pennsylvania Hospital
Medical Director, Penn ALS Association Center at the Penn Comprehensive Neuroscience Center at Pennsylvania Hospital
Associate Professor of Neurology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. McCluskey is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. Leo F. McCluskey

Recognized annually in Philadelphia Magazine'sTop Docs issues from 2002 and 2010 - 2013

Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2008, 2010, 2012-14

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2013-2014

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Neurology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Neurology, 1986

Clinical Expertise:

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Bloodless Medicine
  • BOTOX® Injection
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Electromyography (EMG)
  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS)
  • Lumbosacral Spine Disorders
  • Motor Neuron Diseases (MNDs)
  • Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
  • Neuromuscular Disease
  • Neuromuscular Disorders
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Polio Syndrome
  • Polymyositis
  • Post Polio Muscular Atrophy Syndrome
  • Thoracic Spine Disorders

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Columbia University
Residency: University of Michigan Medical Center
Residency: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American Academy of Neurology, American Association of Electromyography and Electrodiagnosis, Philadelphia Neurologic Society,

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. McCluskey is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Elman L., Siderowff A., McCluskey L: Nocturnal Oximetry: Utility in respiratory management of ALS. Accepted to Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine : 2003.

McCluskey L., Houseman G: Medicare hospice criteria: A time for change. Accepted to Journal of Palliative Medicine : 2003.

McCluskey L, Houseman G, Klapper, J., Siderowf A: Present Medicare Criteria Fail to Reflect the Need of ALS Patients for Hospice Services. Neurology 60(5;Sup1) : A76,2003.

McCluskey L, Houseman G, Klapper, J., Siderowf A: Present Medicare Criteria Fail to Reflect the Need of ALS Patients for Hospice Services. Presented at ALS Clinical Conference, Washington, D.C : 2003.

Elman L., McCluskey L: Occupational and sport related traumatic neuropathy. Accepted by The Neurolgist for publication : 2003.

Golaszewski A, McCluskey L: Nutrition and Neurology. Accepted by CRC Press for publication in nutrition textbook : 2003.

“’Breaking the News’ Survey: So what did we learn?” Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the ALS Association Quarterly Newsletter : 2003.

“ALS and Hospice” Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the ALS Association Quarterly Newsletter : 2003.

Gregory S., Siderowff A, Golaszewski A, McCluskey L: Gastrostomy insertion in ALS patients with low vital capacity: Respiratory support and survival. Neurology 58(3) : 485-487,2002.

McCluskey L., Siderowf A., Elman LB: Nocturnal Oximetry: Utility in respiratory management of ALS. Neurology 58(7;Sup3) : A198,2002.

Academic Contact Info

Penn Comprehensive Neuroscience Center
330 South 9th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (215) 829-5464
Fax: (215) 829-6606
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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