Shanna Patterson

Shanna Patterson, MD



Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Neurology

Shanna K. Patterson, M.D. is the Site Medical Director for Neurology, as well as the Director of the Electromyography (EMG) Laboratory, at Mount Sinai West and Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Hospitals. Her subspecialty certifications include the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine and Clinical Neurophysiology. Dr. Patterson completed her residency training in Neurology and a fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology, with an emphasis on electromyography (EMG) and neuromuscular disorders, at Columbia University. 

Her academic pursuits currently focus on physician wellness and physician-patient communication. She is a Communication Ambassador for Mount Sinai. Her clinical practice focuses on peripheral neuromuscular disease and electrodiagnostic testing (EMG/NCS).




Am Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine

Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Clinical Focus

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Autonomic Disorder
  • Brachial Plexopathy
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Neuropathy
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Electrodiagnostic Testing (EMG/NCS)
  • Electromyography (EMG)
  • Gait Impairment
  • Inflammatory Myopathy
  • Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Mononeuropathy Multiplex
  • Muscle Twitch / Fasciculation
  • Muscle Weakness / Palsy
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myopathy
  • Nerve Compression
  • Nerve Inflammation / Neuritis
  • Nerve conduction study (NCS)
  • Neuromuscular Disease
  • Nocturnal Leg Cramps
  • Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Pain in Extremities
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Post-Herpetic Neuralgia (PHN)
  • Post-Polio Syndrome
  • Small Fiber Neuropathy
  • Spinal Cord Disorder
  • Tingling / Numbness / Weakness
  • Wrist Drop / Radial Nerve Palsy


MD, University of California, San Diego

Internship, Internal Medicine, St. Vincent's Hospital [CLOSED]

Residency, Neurology, Columbia University

Fellowship, EMG & Neuromus. Dis., Columbia University

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