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Professor of Neurology Director, Electrodiagnostic Laboratory for Neuromuscular Disease (EMG Lab)
Co-Director, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Clinic

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Betty C. Soliven, MD

Betty Soliven, MD, is an expert in autoimmune disorders that affect the nervous system. Neurology patients with myasthenia, Guillain Barré syndrome, chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP), other inflammatory neuropathies, and myositis are seen at our Neuropathy and Neuromuscular Clinic. In addition, Dr. Soliven sees patients with myotonic disorders, mitochondrial diseases and muscular dystrophies. She also co-directs the University of Chicago ALS Multidisciplinary Clinic which provides a high quality team approach to the care of patients with various forms of motor neuron disease.

An active researcher, Dr. Soliven has been involved in several neuromuscular clinical trials. Her laboratory research focuses on immune mechanisms and demyelinating diseases of the nervous system. In addition to investigating glial biology, she is working on an animal model of chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy.

Specialties

Areas of Expertise

Medical Education

  • University of Santo Tomas, Philippines

Internship

  • Santo Tomas University Hospital

Residency

  • University of Chicago Medicine

Fellowship

  • New York Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Academy of Neurology
  • American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI)
  • BCBS PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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At a Glance

Practicing Since1986

Board Certifications

  • Neurology

Languages Spoken

  • English