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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Waclawik is a neurologist and a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology and American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. Dr. Waclawik’s clinical interests include neuromuscular diseases, electrodiagnostic medicine and muscle and nerve pathology.



University Hospital
(608) 263-5442 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Neurology

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Neurology
Fellowship Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Residency University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Internship University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Medical School Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland

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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. Waclawik’s research is focused on diagnosis and management of neuromuscular disorders and muscle pathology.

PubMed Articles
Li A Kang X Edelman F Waclawik AJ Stormorken Syndrome: A Rare Cause of Myopathy With Tubular Aggregates and Dystrophic Features. J Child Neurol . 2019 May;34(6):321-324
[PubMed ID: 30761937]
Waclawik AJ Lanska DJ Antecedents, development, adoption, and application of Duchenne's trocar for histopathologic studies of neuromuscular disorders in the nineteenth century. J Hist Neurosci . 2019 Apr-Jun;28(2):176-194
[PubMed ID: 31141674]
Waclawik AJ The Legacy of the Seminal Publication by Guillain, Barré, and Strohl: The History Behind the Eponym. WMJ . 2018 Oct;117(4):160-163
[PubMed ID: 30407766]
Weiker MK Nielsen B Waclawik AJ Staples AC Hansen KE Muscle Cramps Do Not Improve With Correction of Vitamin D Insufficiency. WMJ . 2017 Dec;116(5):200-204
[PubMed ID: 29357208]
Edelman F Naddaf E Waclawik AJ Upper Extremity Multifocal Neuropathy in a 10-Year-Old Boy Associated With NS6S Disaccharide Antibodies. J Child Neurol . 2015 Jun;30(7):945-8
[PubMed ID: 25038124]
Naddaf E Waclawik AJ Two families with MYH7 distal myopathy associated with cardiomyopathy and core formations. J Clin Neuromuscul Dis . 2015 Mar;16(3):164-9
[PubMed ID: 25695922]
Struck AF Salamat S Waclawik AJ Motor neuron disease with selective degeneration of anterior horn cells associated with non-Hodgkin lymphoma. J Clin Neuromuscul Dis . 2014 Dec;16(2):83-9
[PubMed ID: 25415520]
Oczko-Walker M Manousakis G Wang S Malter JS Waclawik AJ Plasma exchange after initial intravenous immunoglobulin treatment in Guillain-Barré syndrome: critical reassessment of effectiveness and cost-efficiency. J Clin Neuromuscul Dis . 2010 Dec;12(2):55-61
[PubMed ID: 21386771]
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]
Waclawik AJ Selcen D Keegan BM A 46-year-old woman with severe weakness following acute respiratory distress syndrome. Neurology . 2007 May 1;68(18):1529-35
[PubMed ID: 17470757]
Sobkowicz HM Waclawik AJ August BK The astroglial cell that guides nerve fibers from growth cone to synapse in organotypic cultures of the fetal mouse spinal cord. Synapse . 2006 Mar 15;59(4):183-200
[PubMed ID: 16385506]
Waclawik AJ Hyperostosis frontalis interna. Arch Neurol . 2006 Feb;63(2):291
[PubMed ID: 16476822]
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]
Schwartz DC Waclawik AJ Ringwala SN Robbins J Clinical utility of videofluorography with concomitant Tensilon administration in the diagnosis of bulbar myasthenia gravis. Dig Dis Sci . 2005 May;50(5):858-61
[PubMed ID: 15906757]
Liao JP Waclawik AJ Nerve root hypertrophy in CMT type 1A. Neurology . 2004 Mar 9;62(5):783
[PubMed ID: 15007131]
Waclawik AJ Luzzio CC Juhasz-Pocsine K Hamilton V Myeloneuropathy from nitrous oxide abuse: unusually high methylmalonic acid and homocysteine levels. WMJ . 2003;102(4):43-5
[PubMed ID: 12967021]
Swartz KR Fee DB Trost GR Waclawik AJ Unilateral calf hypertrophy seen in lumbosacral stenosis: case report and review of the literature. Spine (Phila Pa 1976) . 2002 Sep 15;27(18):E406-9
[PubMed ID: 12634577]
Waclawik AJ Rao VK Effective treatment of severe finger flexion weakness in inclusion body myositis using tendon transfers. J Clin Neuromuscul Dis . 2002 Sep;4(1):31-2
[PubMed ID: 19078685]
Gallagher CL Waclawik AJ Beinlich BR Harding CO Pauli RM Poirer J Pandolfo M Salamat MS Friedreich's ataxia associated with mitochondrial myopathy: clinicopathologic report. J Child Neurol . 2002 Jun;17(6):453-6
[PubMed ID: 12174969]