Stephen Waxman, MD

Stephen Waxman, MD, PhD

Neurology New Haven, CT

Director, Neuroscience and Regeneration Research Center

Office Address

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

Dr. Waxman's Clinical Specialties & Interests

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

Dr. Waxman's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Co-DirectorYale-University College London Collaboration on Neural Repair
  • DirectorYale University
    West Haven, CT
    Center for Neuroscience & Regeneration Research, VA CT Healthcare
  • ProfessorYale University
  • Visiting ProfessorUniversity College London and Institute of Neurology
    Queen Square, London
  • Bridget Marie Flaherty ProfessorYale University
  • Neurologist-in-ChiefYale-New Haven Medical Center
  • ChairmanYale Medical School
  • ChairmanStanford University
    Neuroscience Program; Vice-Chairman, Department of Neurology (1982-1986);
  • ProfessorStanford University
  • ChiefVA Hospital
    Palo Alto, CA
    Neurological Unit
  • Visiting Associate ProfessorMassachusetts Institute of Technology
    Visiting Assistant Professor (1975-1977);
  • Associate ProfessorHarvard Medical School
    Assistant Professor of Neurology (1975-1977);
  • Clinical FellowHarvard Medical School
  • LecturerMarine Biological Laboratory
    Woods Hole, MA
    Neurobiology Training Program
  • Epilepsy Foundation Chauveau FellowUniversity College London
    Cerebral Functions Research Group

Dr. Waxman's Education & Medical Training

  • Yale UniversityYale UniversityOther Training, M.A.
  • Boston University Medical CenterBoston University Medical CenterResidency, Neurology
  • Mt Auburn HospitalMt Auburn HospitalInternship, Transitional Year
  • A Einstein Coll of Med of Yeshiva UnivAlbert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva UniversityMedical School
  • lbert Einstein College of Medicinelbert Einstein College of MedicineOther Training, Ph.D.
  • Harvard CollegeHarvard CollegeOther Training, A.B., Cum Laude

Dr. Waxman's Certifications & Licensure

  • CT State Medical LicenseCT State Medical License1986 - 2014
  • American Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyNeurology

Dr. Waxman's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • U.S. Department of Veterans AffairsPaul B. Magnuson Award for Outstanding Achievement in Rehabilitation ResearchU.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, 2012
  • British Multiple Sclerosis SocietyW.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
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Dr. Waxman's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • The response of NaV1.3 sodium channels to ramp stimuli: Multiple components and mechanismsEstacion, M., and Waxman, S.G., J. Neurophysiol., 1/1/2013
  • Neuropathy-associated Nav1.7 variant I228M impairs integrity of DRG neuron axonsPersson, 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 lesionsBlack, J.A., Newcombe, J., and Waxman, S.G., Multiple Sclerosis Journal, 1/1/2013
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Books/Book Chapters

  • Pharmacology of PainChapter: 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 SclerosisChapter: Neurophysiology of demyelinationPage 178 - 191
    Kocsis, J., Waxman, S.G.
    Editors: Raine, C.F., McFarland, H.F., Hohlfeld, R..Elsevier
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  • SCN9A-Related Inherited ErythromelalgiaHisama 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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  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO

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