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Harvey Singer, M.D.

Harvey S Singer, M.D.

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Professor of Neurology

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Expertise: Neurology, Pediatric Neurology, Tourette's Syndrome

Research Interests: Pediatric movement disorders (Tourette syndrome, stereotypies, other); Neuroimmunology of movement disorders; Immune mechanisms in autism

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Johns Hopkins Pediatrics
Appointment Phone: 410-955-4259

200 N. Wolfe Street
Rubenstein Child Health Building, Suite 2158
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-955-4259
Fax: 410-614-2297

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
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601 N. Caroline St.
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station

10751 Falls Road
Falls Concourse Suite 250
Lutherville, MD 21093 map

Background

Dr. Harvey Singer focuses on general child neurology with a principal interest in caring for children with movement disorders.

Dr. Singer's research focuses on clinical problems, such as pediatric movement disorders, Tourette syndrome and motor stereotypies. He also focuses on therapeutic trials for movement disorders and the identification of genetic biomarkers, and studies of their underlying pathophysiology.


Dr. Harvey Singer received his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University Medical School. He completed his internship in pediatrics at the University of Illinois Research and Educational Hospital. He completed his residency in pediatrics at Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital followed by a residency in child neurology at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Dr. Singer has been the recipient of numerous federal and private grants. and authored numerous articles, chapters, and two books, including  Movement Disorders in Childhood (Singer, Mink, Gilbert, and Jankovic) in 2010.

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Titles

  • Professor of Neurology
  • Professor of Pediatrics

Education

Degrees

  • MD, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine (1966)

Residencies

  • Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital / Pediatrics (1970)
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Neurology (1975)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics / Pediatrics (1971)
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology / Neurology/Special Child Neurology (1977)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Singer's clinical research interests include movement disorders, especially Tourette syndrome, proposed autoimmune disorders, and stereotypic movements.  

His translational research-oriented laboratory focuses on autoimmune mechanisms in autism, PANDAS, the neurobiology of tics, and the mechanism of stereotypic movements in animal models.  He has been the recipient of numerous federal and private grants.

Clinical Trial Keywords

Motor stereotypy disorder: genetics, Motor stereotypy disorder: electrophysiology, Motor stereotypy disorder: neuroimaging, Tourette syndrome: genetics, Tourette syndrome: Positron emission tomgraphy, Tourette syndrome: Glutamate modulators in the treatment of tics

Activities & Honors

Memberships

  • Greater Washington Tourette Syndrome Chapter
    Medical Advisory Board
  • National Incontinentia Pigmenti Association
    Scientific Advisory Council
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