Amanda Yaworski

Pediatric Neurologist and Neuromuscular Specialist

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Dr. Yaworski is a pediatric neurologist with specialization in clinical neurophysiology and neuromuscular medicine at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) and Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ottawa.


Dr. Yaworski has completed research in pediatric peripheral nerve lesion presentation and management, urgent pediatric neurology assessment and is currently investigating guidelines for the presentation and management of juvenile myasthenia gravis. She is looking forward to being involved in further research and clinical trials within neuromuscular medicine.


Dr. Yaworski completed a Clinical Neurophysiology and Pediatric Neuromuscular Fellowship at Stanford University and completed a Pediatric Neurology Residency at the University of Alberta.

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Recent publications

Baranello, G, Neurodevelopment in SMA Working Group. The emerging spectrum of neurodevelopmental comorbidities in early-onset Spinal Muscular Atrophy. Eur J Paediatr Neurol. 2024.48 67-68 PMID:38043384

Yaworski, AM, Blyumin, M, Chang, T, Mammen, AL, Greene, M. Necrotizing myopathy with elevated anti-HMGCR antibodies following exposure to the supplement Bacopa. Muscle Nerve. 2023.67 (2)E1-E3 PMID:36416249

Yen, K, Yaworski, A, Bussiere, M, Ba, F. Pearls & Oy-sters: A Case Report of Holmes Tremor Due to Nigrostriatal Dopamine Disruption That Responded to Dopamine Replacement Therapy. Neurology. 2022.99 (11)480-483 PMID:35803716

Yaworski, A, Alobaidi, R, Liu, N, Mailo, J, Kassiri, J. Pediatric Encephalopathy and Complex Febrile Seizures. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2022.61 (7)493-498 PMID:35352986

Yaworski, AM, Yager, JY, Richer, L, Mailo, J, Rajapakse, T, Kassiri, J et al.. Improved care and management of paediatric neurological patients evaluated at a paediatric Rapid Access Neurology clinic: A pilot study. J Paediatr Child Health. 2021.57 (6)908-912 PMID:33460255

Yaworski, A, Koujok, K, Cheung, K, Ying, Y, McMillan, HJ. Intrinsic peripheral nerve and root tumor and pseudotumoral lesions at a tertiary care pediatric hospital. Childs Nerv Syst. 2021.37 (4)1229-1236 PMID:33404726

D'Aragon, F, Burns, KEA, Yaworski, A, Lucas, A, Arseneau, E, Belley-Cote, E et al.. Research Consent Models Used in Prospective Studies of Neurologically Deceased Organ Donors: A Systematic Review. J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics. 2020.15 (4)244-251 PMID:32052700

Yaworski, AM, McMillan, HJ. Developmental delay and neuropsychiatric comorbidities associated with Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy. Muscle Nerve. 2020.61 (2)127-128 PMID:31811661

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