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Aimee Joy Szewka, MD

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  • Neurology
Board Certification:
  • Neurology
Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: Indiana University School of Medicine
Residency: Rush University Medical Center - Neurology
Fellowship: Emory University Hospital - Neuro-ophthalmology
Clinical Expertise:
  • Demyelinating diseases
  • Double vision
  • Migraine
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Neuro-ophthalmology
  • Optic neuritis
  • Pseudotumor cerebri
  • Vision disturbance
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to Listings go back five years.

  1. Incidental visual field loss: ethical considerations in assessing and reporting ability to drive.
    Szewka AJ, Newman N
    Continuum (Minneap Minn)
    2014 Aug
    20(4 Neuro-ophthalmology):1063-6.
  2. New observations in the fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome (FXTAS) phenotype.
    Fraint A, Vittal P, Szewka A, Bernard B, Berry-Kravis E, Hall DA
    Front Genet
  3. Pediatric idiopathic intracranial hypertension and extreme childhood obesity: a comment on visual outcomes.
    Szewka AJ, Bruce BB, Newman NJ, Biousse V.
    J Pediatr. 2012
    2012 Nov
    161(5):972. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2012.07.058. Epub 2012 Sep 6. No abstract available.
  4. Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension: Relation Between Obesity and Visual Outcomes.
    Szewka AJ, Bruce BB, Newman NJ, Biousse V.
    J Neuroophthalmol. 2012
    2012 Jan 3. [Epub ahead of print]
  5. Teaching neuroimages: numb chin syndrome in an edentulous patient.
    Szewka AJ, Purdy H, Topel J, Jhaveri MD.
    Neurology. 2011
    2011 Aug 9
    77(6):e38. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0b013e318228bf3e. No abstract available.
  6. Updates in neuro-ophthalmology. Highlights from the 37th annual meeting of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society,February 5-10, 2011, Vancouver, Canada.
    Szewka AJ, Toffoli D, Newman NJ, Biousse V.
    Rev Neurol Dis. 2011
    8(1-2):48-51. No abstract available.
  7. An update on acute ischemic stroke therapies.
    Szewka AJ, Prabhakaran S.
    Compr Ther. 2009
    2009 Summer
    35(2):72-80. Review.
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