Stephen Waxman, MD

Stephen Waxman, MD, PhD

Neurology New Haven, CT

Director, Neuroscience and Regeneration Research Center

Office Address

  • VA Connecticut Med. Ctr.
    950 Campbell Ave.
    New Haven, CT 06516
    Phone: (203) 937-3802
    Fax: (203) 937-3801

Stephen Waxman, MD, PhD

Neurology New Haven, CT

Director, Neuroscience and Regeneration Research Center

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Neurology: General Neurology
  • Clinical Interests: small fiber neuropathy; Neuropathic Pain

Education & Medical Training

  • Boston University Medical CenterBoston University Medical Center
  • Harvard College
  • lbert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Mt Auburn Hospital
  • Yale University
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva UniversityAlbert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University

Certifications & Licensure

  • CT State Medical LicenseCT State Medical License1986 - 2015
  • American Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyNeurology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Paul B. Magnuson Award for Outstanding Achievement in Rehabilitation ResearchU.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, 2012
  • W.I. McDonald AwardBritish Multiple Sclerosis Society, 2009
  • William S Middleton Award (highest scientific honor of the Dept of Veterans Affairs, presented at Ceremonies at the U.S. Capitol)2009

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • The response of NaV1.3 sodium channels to ramp stimuli: Multiple components and mechanisms  Estacion, M., and Waxman, S.G., J. Neurophysiol., 1/1/2013
  • Neuropathy-associated Nav1.7 variant I228M impairs integrity of DRG neuron axons  Persson, A-K, Liu, S., Faber, C.G., Merkies, I.S.J., Black, J.A., Waxman, S.G., Ann. Neurol., 1/1/2013
  • Nav1.5 sodium channels in macrophages in multiple sclerosis lesions  Black, J.A., Newcombe, J., and Waxman, S.G., Multiple Sclerosis Journal, 1/1/2013

Books/Book Chapters

  • Pharmacology of Pain Chapter: Sodium channels in Pain Pharmacology 
    Cummins, T.R. and Waxman, S.G.
    Editors: Beaulieu, P, Lussier, D, Porreca, F, and Dickenson, AH.IASP Press, Seattle, WA
  • Clinical Neuroanatomy  

    Editors: Waxman, S.G..McGraw-Hill
  • Multiple Sclerosis Chapter: Neurophysiology of demyelination Page 178 - 191
    Kocsis, J., Waxman, S.G.
    Editors: Raine, C.F., McFarland, H.F., Hohlfeld, R..Elsevier


  • SCN9A-Related Inherited Erythromelalgia Hisama FM, Dib-Hajj S.D, Waxman S.G., Gene Reviews [data base online at GeneTests: Medical Genetics Information Resource, Univ. of Washin

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  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
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