Peter Siao, MD

Clinical Professor of Neurology

  • Title Clinical Professor of Neurology
  • Office Shapiro Building, 725 Albany St., 7th floor, Boston, MA 02118
  • Phone 617-638-8456
  • Education Medical School: Univeristy of the East Manila, Philippines (1981)
    Residency: Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (1988)
    Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
    Electromyography and Neuromuscular Disorders, Sleep Disorders
    Medicine, Electroencephalography and Evoked Potentials (1989-1992)

Dr. Peter Siao, MD is Director of the Neuromuscular Unit and Electromyography Laboratory and a Clinical Professor of Neurology at the Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Siao received his MD from the University of East Manila, Philippines and completed his residency at the Medical College of Pennsylvania. Dr. Siao has special interest in peripheral neuropathy.

Board Certifications: Neurology (1990), Neuromuscular Medicine (2008), Electrodiagnostic Medicine (1991), Clinical Neurophysiology (1992), Sleep Medicine (1994)

Selected Publications

Souayah N, Noopur R, Tick-Chong PS. Beneficial effects of Rituximab in patients with anti-MAG (myelin-associated glycoprotein) neuropathy: case reports. Immunopharmacol Immunotoxicol. 2013 Oct;35(5):622-4. doi: 10.3109/08923973.2013.822507. Epub 2013 Aug 15.

Souayah N, Siao Tick Chong P. Asymmetric phenotype associated with rare myelin protein zero (MPZ) mutation. J Clin Neuromuscular Dis. 2010;11(3):110-113

Andrew R Scott, Peter Siao Tick Chong, Christopher J Hartnick, Gregory W Randolph. Spontaneous and evoked laryngeal electromyography of the thyroarytenoid muscles: a canine model for intraoperative recurrent laryngeal nerve monitoring. Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology. 2010;119(1):54-63.

Salameh J, Baran JL, Siao Tick Chong P. Patient with amyloidoma of the ulnar nerve and salivary glands. Muscle Nerve. 2009;40(6):1054-1058.

Costello DJ, Chiappa KH, Siao P. Progressive Myoclonus Epilepsy with Demyelinating Peripheral neuropathy and perserved intellect. Archieves of Neurology. 2009;66(7):898-901.

Andrew R Scott, Peter Siao Tick Chong, Matthew T Brigger, Gregory W Randolph, Christopher J Hartnick. Serial electromyography of the thyroarytenoid muscles using the NIM-response system in a canine model of vocal fold paralysis. Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology. 2009;118(1):56-66.

Souayah N, Cros D, Stein TD, Siao Tick Chong P. Relapsing Guillain-Barre Syndrome and nephrotic syndrome secondary to focal segmental glomerulosclerosis. J Neurological Sciences. 2008;270:184-8.

Andrew R Scott, Peter Siao Tick Chong, Gregory W Randolph, Christopher J Hartnick. Intraoperative laryngeal electromyography in children with vocal fold immobility: a simplified technique. International Journal of Pediatric Otolaryngology. 2008;72(1):31-40.

N. Souayah, P. Siao Tick Chong, M. Dreyer, D. Cros, J.D. Schmahmann. Myotonic dystrophy type 1 presenting with ventilatory failure. Journal of Clinical Neuromuscular Disease. 2007;9(1):252-5.

S. Vucic, K. Black, L.E. Baldassari, P. Siao Tick Chong, K.T. Dawson, D. Cros. Long-term effects of intravenous immunoglobulin in CIDP. Clinical Neurophysiology. 2007;118(9):1980-4.

Vucic S, Black K, Siao Tick Chong P, Cros D. Multifocal motor neuropathy with conduction block: Distribution of demyelination and axonal degeneration. Clin Neurophysiol. 2007;118(1):124-30.

Vucic S, Black K, Siao Tick Chong P, Cros D. Cervical nerve root stimulation. Part II: Findings in primary demyelinating neuropathies and motor neuron disease. Clin Neurophysiol. 2006;117(2):398-404.


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