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Shawn J. Bird, MD

Shawn J. Bird, MD Physician

Medical Director, Neurodiagnostic Laboratories, Director, Electromyography (EMG) and Evoked Potentials Laboratory
Professor of Neurology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Bird is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. Shawn J. Bird

EMG testing only at the Penn Medicine at Radnor location.

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2003-2004, 2005-2006, 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2013-2014

Recognized by Suburban Life magazine's "Top Physicians 2010" issue

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Neurology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Neurology, 1990
  • Neuromuscular Medicine, 2011

Clinical Expertise:

  • Autoimmune Neuropathy
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Metabolic Myopathies
  • Motor Neuron Diseases (MNDs)
  • Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
  • Peripheral Neuropathy

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Penn Neurology

    Penn Neuroscience Center Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine, South Pavilion, 2nd Floor 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

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: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American Academy of Neurology (Fellow, FAAN), National American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine Training Program Liason, National American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine (Fellow, FAANEM), National American Clinical Neurophysiology Society, National American Neurological Association (Active), National Penn NeuroCare Board of Directors, Local Philadelphia Neurological Society, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Bird is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Academic Contact Info

Department of Neurology
3rd Floor Gates Building, HUP
3400 Spuce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-6551
Fax: (215) 349-5579
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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