Gary Gallagher, MD

Gary Gallagher, M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor, Neurology
Program Director, Neuromuscular Fellowship Program
Director of Quality Assurance/Compliance Officer, Neurology
Inpatient Service Lead, Neurology
Co-Division Chief, Neuromuscular


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 led 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 and electrodiagnostic procedures (EMG and intraoperative monitoring). His clinical time is primarily spent in the outpatient neuromuscular clinic providing longitudinal care for patients with neuromuscular conditions. He has also taken on the role of Director of the University of Michigan Adult Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and Adult Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) Clinics, where he provides longitudinal care to patients. In addition, he has strong interest in medical trainee education and he serves as the neuromuscular fellowship director at the University of Michigan.


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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