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Neuromuscular Disorders (ALS And Muscular Dystrophy)

Contact Info


7th floor, MFCB
1685 Highland Ave.
Madison, WI 53705
MC: 2281

Nassima Baba-Ahmed Fertikh, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor


Medical School: University of Algiers, Algiers, Algeria

Internship: University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

Residency: University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

Fellowship: University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

Medical Interests

Diseases affecting the peripheral nervous system including but not limited to Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and other motor neuron diseases, inherited and acquired neuropathies such as CMT, CIDP, neuromuscular junction disorders (myasthenia gravis, and lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome), myopathies, muscular dystrophies, in addition to performing  and interpreting nerve conduction studies and electromyograms.

Research Interests

Motor neuron disease/ ALS, Myasthenia gravis

Teaching Interests

Bedside teaching of the neurologic examination, complexity of anatomic localization, and overall teaching medical students and residents about the specific approach in evaluating patient with diseases of theperipheral nervous  system.