Physicians on our ALS team include:
Todd D. Levine, MD
Dr. Levine has developed a subspecialty practice in neuromuscular disease. He is the founder and director of the Banner Good Samaritan ALS Clinic. He is a co-director of the Neurophysiology department at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center. Dr. Levine is also a clinical assistant professor at the University of Arizona in Neurology, and conducts extensive research in disease of the nerve and muscle. He continues to publish his findings in numerous peer reviewed journals.
David S. Saperstein, MD
Dr. Saperstein is a graduate of Boston University School of Medicine. He performed a Neurology residency at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, followed by a Neuromuscular Disease/Clinical Neurophysiology fellowship at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Saperstein is board certified in Neurology, Neuromuscular Medicine, and Electrodiagnostic Medicine.
Dr. Saperstein has clinical and research interests in numerous aspects of neuromuscular disorders. He has participated in multi-center research studies of treatments for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, myasthenia gravis, immune-mediated neuropathies, and muscular dystrophy. Dr. Saperstein has authored or co-authored over 40 journal articles, book chapters, and abstracts regarding various aspects of nerve and muscle disease.