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Russell P. Sawyer, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical

Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine | College of Medicine

Education/Credentials
  • Fellowship: University of Cincinnati Medical Center (Behavioral Neurology)
  • Residency: University of Cincinnati Medical Center (Neurology)
  • MD: St. George's University Medical School (Medicine)
  • Bachelor of Science: University of California Davis (Psychology, Minor-Neuroscience)
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Neurology) (Certification Date: 20170911)
United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties (Certification Date: 20181130)

Specialties

Behavioral Neurology & Neuropsychiatry
Neurology

Contact Information
Research Interests

Dementia, Memory Disorder, Cognitive Behavioral

Clinical Interests

Cognitive Aging

Cognitive Disorders

Internal Medicine

Alzheimer's Disease

Amnesia

Aphasia

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

Cognition Disorders

Dementia

Dysarthria

Early Anset Dementia

Epilepsy-Related Cognitive Dysfunction

Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration

Lewy Body Dementia

Lewy Body Disease

Mad Cow Disease (Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease)

Memory Disorders

Metabolic Brain Disease

Mild Cognitive Impairment

Multi-Infarct Dementia

Multiple System Atrophy (MSA)

Neuralgias

Neuropathic Facial Pain

Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

Orthostatic Hypotension (Postural Hypotension)

Paraphasic Error

Paroxysmal Hemicrania

Pick's Disease (Frontotemporal dementia)

Posterior Cortical Atrophy

Postherpetic Neuralgia

Post-Traumatic Headache

Prion Disease

Pseudobulbar Palsy

Pseudotumor Cerebri (Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension)

Rare Cognitive Disorders

Stroke-Related Cognitive Dysfunction

Tauopathies

TDP-43 Proteinopathies

Vascular Cognitive Impairment

Vascular Dementia

Peer Reviewed Publications

Merola, Aristide; Sawyer, Russell P; Artusi, Carlo Alberto; Suri, Ritika; Berndt, Zoe; Lopez-Castellanos, Jose' Ricardo; Vaughan, Jennifer; Vizcarra, Joaquin A; Romagnolo, Alberto; Espay, Alberto J 2018. Orthostatic hypotension in Parkinson disease: Impact on health care utilization. Parkinsonism & related disorders, 47 , 45-49

Sawyer, Russell P; Sekar, Padmini; Osborne, Jennifer; Kittner, Steven J; Moomaw, Charles J; Flaherty, Matthew L; Langefeld, Carl D; Anderson, Christopher D; Rosand, Jonathan; Woo, Daniel 2018. Racial/ethnic variation of APOE alleles for lobar intracerebral hemorrhage. Neurology, ,

Sawyer, Russell P; Rodriguez-Porcel, Federico; Hagen, Matthew; Shatz, Rhonna; Espay, Alberto J 2017. Diagnosing the frontal variant of Alzheimer's disease: a clinician's yellow brick road. Journal of clinical movement disorders, 4 , 2