Gary Gallagher, MD

Gary Gallagher, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Neurology
Program Director, Neuromuscular Fellowship Program
Director of Quality Assurance/Compliance Officer, Neurology
Inpatient Service Lead, Neurology


Gary Gallagher, MD completed his undergraduate bachelor of science degree in Industrial and Operations Engineering at the University of Michigan. An interest in health sciences, lead him to attend medical school at Wayne State University of Medicine in Detroit, MI where he received his doctorate of medicine in 2008. He completed residency in neurology and fellowship in neuromuscular medicine at the University of Michigan. During final year of residency, he served as chief resident. Following completion of fellowship, Dr. Gallagher joined the neurology faculty at the University of Michigan.

Dr. Gallagher is interested in the clinical care of neuromuscular disease, tele-medicine, electrodiagnostic procedures (EMG and intraoperative monitoring). His clinical time is spent in the outpatient neuromuscular clinic providing longitudinal care for patients and on the inpatient service caring for acute neurologic problems including stroke management, epilepsy, neuromuscular crisis and auto-immune neurologic disease. In addition, he has strong interest in medical trainee education and he serves as the neuromuscular fellowship director at the University of Michigan. Finally, Dr. Gallagher has strong interest in patient safety and quality improvement and oversees departmental efforts to improve patient care.


Medical School or Training

  • Wayne State University School of Medicine, 2008


  • University of Michigan Health System, Neurology, MI, 2012


  • Neuromuscular Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, 2013

Board Certification

  • Neurology
  • Electrodiagnostic Medicine 
  • Neuromuscular Medicine 

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