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EMG - do you need a fellowship?

Discussion in 'Neurology' started by wdk, Mar 10, 2007.

  1. wdk

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    Can you still do EMGs if you do not do the one year fellowship?
     
  2. neurodoc

    neurodoc Neurologist
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    As a licensed physician, you can, but getting reimbursed is another matter. In fact, as a licensed physician you could "do" brain surgery, but it would sure help if you had specific training...:D

    Nick
     
  3. CB1Antagonist

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    If you are a neurologist or physiatrist with EMG training in residency, you can perform and bill for EMG.

    Re: certification, the AANEM has an exam open to neurologists/physiatrists with 6 months of EMG training in residency and 1 year of independent experience.

    The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology has a clinical neurophysiology board exam open only to Neurologists who have completed a 1 year clinical neurophysiology fellowship.
     

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