Department of Neurology

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12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd,
Tampa, FL 33612

Phone: (813) 974-3743
Fax: (813) 974-7655

Jan K. Korthals, M.D., Ph.D.

Neuromuscular Medicine and Electromyography (EMG)
Professor Emeritus


Medical School: Medical School of Gdansk, Poland
Residency: SUNY Downstate Medical Center (Neurology)
Fellowship: SUNY Downstate Medical Center (Neuromuscular Diseases & Electromyography)


Clinical Interests:
Neuromuscular Disorders with special interest in Peripheral Neuropathies

Research Interests:
Ischemic and diabetic neuropathies

Research Interests:
• American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (neurology)

• Neuromuscular Medicine & Electromyography (EMG)

Selected Publications

Korthals JK, Maki H, Korthals MA, Prockop LD. Nerve and muscle damage after experimental thrombosis of large artery. Electrophysiology and Morphology. J Neurol Sci ;1996;136:24-30.

Korthals JK, Korthals MA, GonzalvoA. Perineurial hemorrhage in ischemic nerve after anticoagulation. Acta Neuropathologica 1994;88:273-275

Korthals JK, for the Diabetes Control and Complication Trial Research Group. The effect of intensive treatment of diabetes on the development and progression of long-term, complications in insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. N Engl J Med 1993;329:977—86.

Korthals JK, Korthals MA, Wisniewski HM. Progression of regeneration after nerve infarction. Brain Research 1991;552:41-46

Korthals JK, Korthals MA. Muscle vulnerability to ischemic damage is decreased in experimental diabetes mellitus. J Neurol Sci 1990;99:147-152