School of Medicine

Wayne State University School of Medicine
Robert P Lisak, M.D.
Biography

Dr. Lisak is a Professor of the Department of Neurology at the Wayne State University School of Medicine. He also serves as Parker Webber Chair in Neurology and Professor of Immunology & Microbiology at the Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. Lisak is board-certified in Neurology. Dr. Lisak’s research has been funded by the National MS Society, the N.I.H., Myasthenia Gravis Foundation, and the pharmaceutical industry.

Dr. Lisak specializes in multiple sclerosis and related autoimmune diseases. He is also an expert in neuromuscular disorders such myasthenia gravis, inflammatory demyelinating neuropathies, and inflammatory myopathies. Dr. Lisak also specializes in neurologic <!--[if !vml]--><!--[endif]-->complications of collagen-vascular diseases (lupus) and vasculitis.

Dr. Lisak also serves on several national and international scientific committees including the U.S. National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Dr. Lisak is an elected member of the American Neurological Association and a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology. He was recently awarded the prestigious Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians in the United Kingdom. Dr. Lisak is the recipient of the “Lifetime Volunteer” award by the U.S. National MS Society. Dr. Lisak is also the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal Neurological Sciences, the official journal of the World Federation of Neurology. Dr. Lisak has been consistently named as one of the “Best Doctors in America” for the past several years.