Treatment & Services
- Consultation and Long-term Care
- Lumbar Puncture (Spinal Tap)
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis (ADEM)
- Devic's Disease (Neuromyelitis Optica)
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Optic Neuritis
- Transverse Myelitis
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Graduate - Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH USA
Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA
Residency - Hospital of The University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA USA
Internship - Hospital of The University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA USA
Medical School - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD USA
Undergraduate - Amherst College
Amherst, MA USA
- Masters of Science in Clinical Research, Case Western Reserve University, 2003
- Advisory Committee on Fellowships, National Multiple Sclerosis Society (Chair, 2011-2012)
- International Coordinating Investigator, Phase III clinical trial of BG00012
- Editorial Board, Neurology and Multiple Sclerosis Journal
- Managing Director, NARCOMS MS Patient Registry
- Scientific Expert Working Group on CCSVI, Canadian Institutes of Health Research
- MS Clinical Phenotype Subcommittee, International Advisory Committee on Clinical Trials in MS
- Medical Monitor, Phase I Study of Mesenchymal Stem Cell Transplantation in MS
- Ad hoc reviewer, NIH ZRG1 BDCN-N Member Conflict Special Emphasis Panel
- Committee for Responsible Research Conduct, Cleveland Clinic
- Neurosciences Sub-Chair, Research Programs Committee, Cleveland Clinic
Multiple Sclerosis, Neuroimmunology
Awards & Honors
- 1991 James Olds Memorial Neuroscience Thesis Award
- 1992 Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society Grant
- 1996 Sellards Travel Award to Johannesburg, South Africa
- 1996 Medical and Chirurgical Society of Maryland Award for Excellence in Organized Medicine
- 1996 Harold Lamport Biomedical Research Prize, Johns Hopkins University
- 1999 Zeritzky Resident Clinical Research Award, University of Pennsylvania
- 2000 Potiker Fellow, Mellen Center for Multiple Sclerosis Treatment and Research
- 2001 National Multiple Sclerosis Society Dale McFarlin Travel Award
- 2003-2012 Top Doctors, Cleveland Magazine
- 2008 Outstanding Physician/PA Team, Cleveland Clinic
- 2009 Fellow, American Academy of Neurology
- 2011 Researcher Hall of Fame, National MS Society
- American Academy of Neurology
- American Society of Neuroimaging
- American Medical Association
Research & Publications
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Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Fox receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:
- Biogen Idec, Inc.
- Novartis International, AG
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31 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.7|
|Knows Medical History||4.5|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.7|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.6|
2 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Nov 27, 2017
The Provider discussed various options of treatment. He also mentioned a clinical trial that I might find interesting and/or beneficial.
Reviewed on Jul 10, 2017
The doctor never listened to my symptoms. he had another MD do it. I drove 7 hours to see him for neurological symptoms. He simply told me to get more sleep and my symptoms would go away. Needless to say, I was NOT impressed. He ordered no labs, testing, or xrays. He looked at my old images from 2 yrs ago, dubbed me fine and said to just find a way to get some sleep. I was and am still so frustrated and upset.
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