Faculty Profile

Dr. Phyllis L. Bieri, M.D.

Phyllis L. Bieri, M.D.

Assistant Professor, The Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology

Professional Interests

Dr. Phyllis Bieri sees patients in the EMG Laboratory of the Department of Neurology at Montefiore Medical Center.  Her area of interest is the diagnososis and treatment of neuromuscular diseases, including diseases of nerve, muscle, neuromuscular junction and anterior horn cell.  She participates in the training of EMG and EEG fellows, and has particular expertise in performing electromyography and nerve conduction studies.

Selected Publications

Scelsa, S.N., Ghali, V., Herskovitz, S., Bieri, P.L., Shank, D.L., MacGowan, D.D.J., and Liau, S., “Blood gd T Cells, Campylobacter jejuni, and GM1 Titers in Guillain-Barré Syndrome,” Muscle & Nerve, 30:423-432,2004.


Verghese, J., Bieri, P.L., Gellido, C., Schaumburg, H.H., and Herskovitz, S., “Peripheral Neuropathy in Young-old and Old-old Patients,” Muscle & Nerve, 24:1476-1481, 2001.


Bieri, P.L., “Botulism,” Spencer, Schaumburg, Ludolph eds., Experimental and Clinical Neurotoxicology, 2nd edition.  Oxford University Press, 2000.


Scelsa, S.N., Herskovitz, S., Bieri, P.L., and Berger, A.R., “Median Mixed and Sensory Nerve Conduction Studies in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome,” Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology, 109:268-273 (1998).


Bieri, P.L., Arezzo, J.C., and Weinstein, D.E., “Abnormal Nerve Conduction Studies in Mice Expressing a Mutant Form of the POU Transcription Factor SCIP,” Journal of Neuroscience Research, 50:821-828, (1997).


Maycox, P.R., Ortuño, D., Burrola, P., Kuhn, R., Bieri, P.L., Arezzo, J.C., and Lemke, G., “A Transgenic Mouse Model for Human Hereditary Neuropathy with Liability to Pressure Palsies,” Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience, 8, 405-416 (1997).


Liedtke, W., Edelmann, W., Bieri, P.L., Chiu, F-C, Cowan, N.J., Kucherlapati, R., and Raine, C., “GFAP Is Necessary for the Integrity of CNS White Matter Architecture and Long-Term Maintenance of Myelination,” Neuron, 17, 607-715, 1996.


Chandross, K.J., Kessler, J.A., Cohen, R.I., Simburger, E., Spray, D.C., Bieri, P., Dermietzel, R., “Altered Connexin Expression after Peripheral Nerve Injury,” Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience, 7, 501-518, 1996.


Michaelson, M., Bieri, P., Mehler, M., Xu, H., Arezzo, J., Pollard, J., and

Kessler, J., “CSF-1 Deficiency in Mice Results in Abnormal Brain Development.” Development, 122, 2661-2672, 1996.


Herskovitz, S., Bieri, P., and Berger, A., "Depressor Septi Nasi Myokymia," Muscle and Nerve, Jan., 1994.


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