Ryan Castoro, D.O., has joined the Wayne State University School of Medicine’s Department of Neurology.
His clinical interests include amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, peripheral neuropathies, Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, chemotherapy-induced neuropathies, hereditary motor neuropathies, progressive muscular atrophy and other neuromuscular disorders.
His primary research interest is genetic and epigenetic alterations that lead to peripheral nerve axon degeneration in peripheral nerve disorders.
He completed his undergraduate studies at Baylor University in 2006, received a master’s degree of Medical Sciences from the University of North Texas College of Medicine in 2011, and doctor of osteopathy degree from the Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2015. He completed a residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and a fellowship in Neuromuscular Medicine with an emphasis on neuromuscular ultrasound at the Wake Forest School of Medicine.
Dr. Castoro is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the American Academy of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine, the American Institute of Ultrasound Medicine, the Peripheral Nerve Society and the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
In 2019 he received the Resident and Fellow Award from the American Academy of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine, and in 2018 he received its President’s Research Award.
He is certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.