John J. Doyle, MD, FAAN

  • Professor of Neurology, Psychiatry, and Clinical and Translational Sciences
  • Chief, Comprehensive Neurology

Dr. Doyle’s academic interest is education of medical students and neurology residents. He is Co-Director of the PMS-1 Neuroscience Course. Duties include curriculum and schedule design and lecturing and leading small groups within the course. He supervises several residents in weekly continuity clinics, where goals are clinical education and instruction on patient and practice management. He also participates heavily in Neurology Boot Camp, an introductory program in clinical neurology given to entering PGY-2 neurology residents.  

Education and Training

  • MD, University of Pittsburgh, Medicine
  • Resident, Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh, Medicine
  • Resident, University of Pittsburgh Health Center Hospitals, Neurology
  • Post Doc, University of Minnesota/Hennepin County Health, Electrodiagnostic Medicine

Specialized Areas of Clinical and Educational Interest

  • Clinical: General Neurology
  • Education: Education of Neurology Residents / Medical Students

Board Certification

  • America Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine

Membership in Professional Societies

  • American Academy of Neurology Fellow

Honors and Awards

  • AB Baker Teaching Award American Academy of Neurology                                                
  • Clerkship Preceptor of the Year Award University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine           
  • Honored at the University of Pittsburgh Honors Convocation                                              
  • Program Director Recognition Award, American Academy of Neurology                             
  • Honored at the University of Pittsburgh Honors Convocation                                              

Selected Publications

David WS, Doyle JJ.  Segmental near nerve sensory conduction studies of the medial and lateral plantar nerves. Electromyogr. Clin. Neurophysiol., 1996, 36, 411-417.

David WS, Doyle JJ. Acute infantile weakness: a case of vaccine-associated poliomyelitis. Muscle Nerve, 1997, Jun 20 (6) 747-9.

Dynes GJ, Schwimer CJ, Staungaitis SM, Doyle JJ, Hays AP, Mitsumoto H. Amyotrophic lateral Sclerosis with Multiple Sclerous:  a clinical and pathological report. Amyotreph Lat Scler Other Motor Neuron Disord 2000 Dec; 1 (5): 349-53

Marshall, M.D., Gad A., Doyle, M.D., John J., Long-Term Treatment of Hashimoto’s Encephalopathy.  The Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, 2006; 18:14-20.

Jackowiak, E, Shah, N, Chen, H, Ojha, A, Doyle, JJ, Shepler, A, Bogdanovich, T, Silveira, FP Haidar, G, A case of immune reconstitution syndrome complicating progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy after kidney transplant:  Clinical, pathological, and radiographic features.  Transpl Infect Dis. 2019; e13162.