Jonathan Strober, MD
Jonathan Strober, MD is director of clinical services for Child Neurology and director of the Muscular Dystrophy Clinic at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital. The Muscular Dystrophy Clinic, sponsored by the Muscular Dystrophy Association, treats children with disorders of the muscle and nerve. Strober, a specialist in childhood neuromuscular disorders, is board certified in pediatrics, neurology and psychiatry and has special certification in child neurology. He also is trained to perform electromyography (EMG) to evaluate patients with suspected neuromuscular disorders.
Dr. Strober’s research includes studies of new therapies, including research to determine the safety of a dietary supplement called creatine monohydrate for children with neuromuscular and mitochondrial disorders. He earned a medical degree at Temple University Medical School in Philadelphia and completed a residency at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center in pediatrics. He completed fellowships in child neurology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia and in neuromuscular disorders at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Ga.