Expertscape Ranks World’s Top Doctors and Hospitals in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Leading Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Experts and Institutions Identified and Ranked Using Objective, Data-Driven Healthcare Tool
PALO ALTO, Calif. - Feb. 20, 2014 - PRLog -- In recognition of Duchenne Awareness Week, and as part of our continuing program to highlight expertise and excellence in healthcare, takes pleasure in recognizing the top institutions and medical specialists worldwide in Duchenne muscular dystrophy research and treatment.

While there is presently no cure for this disease, there are therapies and approaches that can improve the quality of life for patients. Thus, there may be benefit from a second opinion from a medical specialist or center with extensive interest in Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

Among those demonstrating particular expertise in Duchenne muscular dystrophy,, Expertscape would like to recognize the following ten individual experts and ten institutions for their pre-eminent contributions to its understanding and treatment:

Leading Experts – Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
1.Dr. Katharine Bushby - Newcastle University
2.Dr. Annemieke Aartsma-Rus - Leiden University
3.Dr. Francesco Muntoni - University College London
4.Dr. David Birnkrant - Case Western Reserve University - MetroHealth
5.Dr. Stephen Wilton - University of Western Australia
6.Dr. Shin'ichi Takeda - National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry - Tokyo
7.Dr. Jeffrey Chamberlain - University of Washington
8.Dr. Eric Hoffman - Children's National Medical Center
9.Dr. Susan Fletcher - University of Western Australia
10.Dr. Matthew Wood - Oxford University

Leading Institutions – Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
1.Leiden University - Netherlands
2.Ohio State University - Nationwide Children's Hospital
3.University of Western Australia
4.Children's National Medical Center - Washington, DC
5.University of Washington
6.Imperial College School of Medicine - London
7.University College London
8.Newcastle University - England
9.Oxford University - England
10.Nationwide Children's Hospital - Ohio

To view Expertscape’s comprehensive results for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, covering hundreds of institutions and thousands of specialists worldwide, please visit

The Expertscape medical search and ranking solution uses objective algorithms to identify the most knowledgeable and experienced doctors and medical institutions across over 26,000 specific topics, stratified by geography. With Expertscape, healthcare consumers can quickly and easily find the top doctors within their travel area and then learn more about their expertise and knowledge. Expertscape defines an expert as someone who has published peer-reviewed research in the science, therapies, and complications for a specific medical topic. To search on any medical topic, visit

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