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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Lotz is a neurologist and medical director of Neuromuscular Services and the Neurology Outpatient Clinics. Dr. Lotz earned his medical degree from the University of Pretoria, South Africa and completed fellowships in Neuromuscular Diseases, Electromyography Studies and Clinical Neurology at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester Minnesota.



UW Health Clinics

University Hospital
(608) 262-0547 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

Hospital Affiliation(s)

University Hospital (primary)
Veterans Hospital - Wm. S. Middleton Memorial (secondary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Neurology

Professional Certifications and Education

Fellowship Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Residency University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
Internship University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
Medical School University of Pretoria, South Africa, 1976

Languages Spoken

English, Afrikaans, German
Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.

Dr. Lotz’s research currently consists of EMG - electromyography, muscle and nerve pathology, and neuromusclular diseases (including ALS and muscular dystrophy).

PubMed Articles
Liao JP Waclawik AJ Lotz BP Salamat SM Beinlich BR Brooks BR . Myopathic dropped head syndrome: an expanding clinicopathological spectrum. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2007 Dec;86(12):970-6
[PubMed ID: 18090438]
Liao JP Waclawik AJ Lotz BP . Subclinical sensory involvement in monomelic amyotrophy. J Clin Neuromuscul Dis. 2005 Dec;7(2):66-9
[PubMed ID: 19078786]