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Bhaskar Roy, MD

Neurology, Neuromuscular Medicine

  • Offers Telehealth
Affiliated With: Yale Medicine

This doctor is not currently accepting new patients

This clinician is not accepting new patients at this time. If you are a current patient, please contact the office.

Locations

Yale Physicians Building New Haven, CT 06519
Yale Neurology North Haven, CT 06473

Biography - Bhaskar Roy, MD

Bhaskar Roy, MBBS, (a medical degree awarded in several countries outside of the U.S.), is a neurologist who specializes in neuromuscular disorders and has deep expertise in using electromyography (EMG), a medical test that measures electrical activity in a patient’s nerves and muscles, to diagnose diseases. Dr. Roy cares for patients with muscular dystrophies, inflammatory myopathies (myositis), neuropathy, and autoimmune neuromuscular disorders. He is interested in rare and complex neuromuscular disorders, including inclusion body myositis (IBM) and other hereditary muscle diseases.

“Neuromuscular disorders are complex,” Dr. Roy says. “The challenge of diagnosis is what drew my attention to this field. These patients are a unique group of people who really need help. Some of them have gone undiagnosed for a long time.” Specialized neuromuscular care can help ensure that therapy is given as early as possible when applicable, he adds.

In addition to EMG, Dr. Roy is also trained in using neuromuscular ultrasound. “This is a relatively newer mode of technology that allows a physician to see some of the nerves and muscle tissue.”

Neuromuscular medicine has advanced rapidly in recent years and new drugs are available for patients with diseases that were previously not treatable, Dr. Roy says. His research on biomarkers—which are measurable markers that indicate a status of disease or health in the body—could help neurologists better understand a patient’s response to a treatment. In his studies, Dr. Roy uses electrical impedance myography (EIM), a painless test that assesses muscle health in a noninvasive way.

Dr. Roy is an assistant professor of neurology at the Yale School of Medicine.

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Overview

Gender

Male

Specialty

Neurology, Neuromuscular Medicine

Language(s)

English

Education & Training

Education

Foreign Med School

Residency

UConn Health Center

Fellowship

Beth Israel Deacones Medical Center

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YES! This insurance is accepted.

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Locations

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800 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT 06519

Main (877) 925-3637
Fax (203) 785-2238

8 Devine Street
North Haven, CT 06473

Main (203) 785-4085
Fax (203) 785-3732

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