Paul E. Barkhaus, MD



  • Froedtert Hospital
  • Zablocki VA Medical Center
  • Children's Wisconsin - Milwaukee
  • Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital
  • Neurosciences - Froedtert Hospital Clinic
  • Zablocki VA Medical Center
  • Hand Center Clinic - Tosa Health Center


  • Neurology


  • English

Contact Information


  • MD - Doctor of Medicine



Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Director, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Program (ALS Association Certified Center of Excellence)


Adult Neurology


Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Neuromuscular Disease


Resident, Department of Neurology, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, 1975-1978

Electromyography Fellowship, Department of Neurology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1978-1979

Clinical Neuromuscular Diseases Fellowship, Department of Neurology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, 1979-1980

Single Fiber Electromyography, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden, 1980

Visiting Scientist, November, Department of Clinical Neurophysiology Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden, 1985-1986

Senior Research Fellowship in Electromyography, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, 1986-1987


American Academy of Neurology (Fellow)
American Neurological Association
American Association of Electromyography and Electrodiagnosis (Fellow)
Wisconsin Neurological Society (Past President, 2000-2001)

Clinical Interests

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Quantitative Electromyography

Honors and Awards

Distinguished Service Award, Wayne State University School of Medicine, 1975
Trainee Award, Federation of Western Societies of Neurological Sciences, 1980
Special Commendation, Minnesota Chapter, Myasthenia Gravis Foundation, 1983
Special Commendation, Cincinnati Chapter, Muscular Dystrophy Association, 1983
Alumnus Hall of Fame, Allen Park High School, Allen Park, Michigan, 1987
Distinguished Visitor to USS Theodore Roosevelt, by invitation of Commander, U.S. 2nd Fleet, 2000
Clinical Neurophysiology Teacher of The Year, Department of Neurology, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2001 and 2010
Selected for inclusion to "America's Top Physicians", Consumers' Research Council of America, 2006
Elected to Active Membership, American Neurological Association
Selected for inclusion in "Best Doctors®" (2005- )
Special Commendation by Paralyzed Veterans of America for Advocacy in Veterans with ALS, 2010

Research Interests

Drug Trials in Patients with ALS (one active)

Motor Unit Number Indexing

Compound Muscle Action Potentials