Dr

John D. England, MD, FAAN

Professor and Chair

LSU Healthcare Network Clinic 
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3700 St. Charles Ave., 4th floor
New Orleans, LA 70115
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Degrees

MD

Bio

Dr. England is the Richard M. Paddison Professor of Neurology and Chair of the Department of Neurology at the LSUHSC School of Medicine in New Orleans.  He is a past-President of the American Academy of Clinical Neurophysiology and the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM).  He also served as the Chairman of the Polyneuropathy Task Force of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine, and the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPMR).  He was the Chair of the Guidelines Development Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology from 2009-2013. Dr. England was the Editor for the Neuromuscular Disorders section of Current Treatment Options in Neurology from 2003-2010.  He is the current Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the Neurological Sciences and serves on the Editorial Advisory Board for World Neurology. He is an internationally well-known expert in peripheral neuropathy and is a frequent invited lecturer both nationally and internationally.  His major research interest is the pathophysiology of disorders of peripheral nerves. Dr. England has authored or co-authored over 230 articles, reviews, chapters and abstracts.

Clinical Interests
  1. Neuromuscular diseases, especially peripheral neuropathy
  2. Electromyography 
Research Interests
  1. Pathophysiology of peripheral neuropathies
  2. Sodium channel modulation in experimental models of peripheral neuropathy
Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Miller, R.G., MD, FAAN, C. E. Jackson, MD, FAAN, E. J. Kasarskis, MD, PhD, FAAN, J. D. England, MD, FAAN, D. Forshew, RN, W. Johnston, MD, S. Kalra, MD, J. S. Katz, MD, H. Mitsumoto, MD, FAAN, J. Rosenfeld, MD, PhD, FAAN, C. Shoesmith, MD, BSc, M. J. Strong, MD and S. C. Woolley, PhD.  Practice Parameter update:  The care of the patient with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis:  Multidisciplinary care, symptom management, and cognitive/behavioral impairment (an evidence-based review).  Report of the Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology.  Neurology 2009;73:1227-1233.

 

Dyck P.J., Overland, C.J., Low, P.A., Litchy W.J., Davies, J.L., Dyck, P.J.B., O’Brien, P.C., Andersen, H., Albers, J., Bolton, C., England, J., Klein, C.J., Llewelyn, G., Mauermann, M., Russell, J.W., Singer, W., Smith, G., Tesfaye, S., Vella, A. Signs and symptoms versus nerve conduction studies to diagnose diabetic sensorimotor polyneuropathy:  CI vs. NPhys Trial.  Muscle and Nerve 2010 Aug ;(42)(2): 157-164.

 

French  J.A., and England J.D.  Invited Article:  Comparative effectiveness research, evidenced-based medicine and the AAN.   Neurology 2010;75(6):562-567.

 

Getchius T.S., Moses, L., French, J., Gronseth, G., England, J., and Miyasaki, J.  AAN Guidelines:  A Benefit to the Neurologist.  Neurology 2010:75(13):1126-27.

 

Bril, V., England, J.D., Franklin, G.M., Backonja, M.M., Cohen, J.A., Del Toro, D.R.,  Feldman, E., Iverson, D.J., Perkins, B., Russell, J.W., and Zochodne, D.W.  Evidence-based Guideline: Treatment of Painful Diabetic Neuropathy. Neurology 2011:76(20): 1758-1765.

 

Bril, V., England, J.D., Franklin, G.M., Backonja, M.M., Cohen, J.A., Del Toro, D.R.,  Feldman, E., Iverson, D.J., Perkins, B., Russell, J.W., and Zochodne, D.W. Evidence-based guideline: Treatment of painful diabetic neuropathy.   Muscle Nerve. 2011 Jun;43(6):910-7. Epub 2011 Apr 11.

Bril, V., England, J.D., Franklin, G.M., Backonja, M.M., Cohen, J.A., Del Toro, D.R.,  Feldman, E., Iverson, D.J., Perkins, B., Russell, J.W., and Zochodne, D.W.  Evidence-based guideline:  Treatment of painful diabetic neuropathy. American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation,  PM&R. 2011 Apr;3(4):345-52, 352.,1-21.

Bril, V., Perkins, B.A., England, J.D., The Clinical Landscape of Painful Diabetic Neuropathy: Perspectives from Clinical Practice Guidelines.  Clinical Investigation, in press May 2012.

England, J.D., Franklin, G.M. “Difficult Decisions:  Managing Chronic Neuropathic Pain with Opiods.”  Continuum, Lifelong Learning in Neurology®, American Academy of Neurology, Vol 18, No. 1, 181-184, February 2012

Book Chapters

England, J.D., The AAN Case Definition for Distal Symmetric Polyneuropathy, Chapter 74 in Companion to Peripheral Neuropathy:  Illustrated Cases and New Developments, eds., Dyck, Peter J., Dyck, P.James .B., Engelstad, J.K., Low, P.A., Amrani, K.K., Spinner, R.J., Klein, C.J. 2010, pp 317-320.

 

Dyck P.J., Overland, C.J., Low, P.A., Litchy W.J., Davies, J.L., Dyck, P.J.B., O’Brien, P.C., Albers, J.W. Andersen, H., Bolton, C.F., England, J.D., Klein, C.J., Llewelyn, G., Mauermann, M.L., Russell, J.W., Singer, W., Smith, B.G., Tesfaye, S., Vella, A. (Coordinating Committee), Evaluation of Diabetic Polyneuropathy: Design of the Neurologic Examination Versus Clinical Neurophysiology Tests Trial,  Chapter 75 in Companion to Peripheral Neuropathy:  Illustrated Cases and New Developments,  eds., Dyck, Peter J., Dyck, P.James .B., Engelstad, J.K., Low, P.A., Amrani, K.K., Spinner, R.J., Klein, C.J. 2010, pp 321-326.

 

Riggins, S., and England, J.D., Ataxias related to sensory neuropathies, Chapter 43, Handbook  of Clinical Neurology, Vol. 103 (3rd series)  Ataxic Disorders, S.H. Subramony and A. Durr, Editors, Elsevier B.V., 2012.

 

Santana-Gould, L., and England, J.D., “Laboratory Evaluation of Peripheral Neuropathies,” Chapter 29 in Text Book of PeripheralNeuropathy, Editor, Peter D. Donofrio, 2012, pp 439-455.

 

Gutierrez, A., England, J.D. “How to Explore a Patient with Chronic Axonal Polyneuropathy.” Eds., Said, G. and Krarup, C. Peripheral Nerve Disorders:  Handbook of Clinical Neurology.  In press, 2013.

 

Gutierrez, A., and England, J.D. “Brachial Plexopathies,” Encyclopedia of the Neurological Sciences, 2nd Edition, Elsevier Sciences (USA).  In press, 2013.

 

Gutierrez, A. and England, J.D.  “Peripheral Nerve Injury,” Chapter 41.  Eds., Katirji, B., Kaminski, H.J., and Ruff, R.L. Neuromuscular Disorders in Clinical Practice. In press, 2013.

Mader EC, El-Abassi R, Villemarette-Pittman NR, Santana-Gould L, Olejniczak PW, England JD. Sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease with focal findings: caveats to current diagnostic criteria. Neurology International, in press, 2012.

Dyck P.J., Overland, C.J., Low, P.A., Litchy W.J., Davies, J.L., Dyck, P.J.B., O’Brien, P.C., Andersen, H., Albers, J., Bolton, C., England, J., Klein, C.J., Llewelyn, G., Mauermann, M., Russell, J.W., Singer, W., Smith, G., Tesfaye, S., Vella, A. Signs and symptoms versus nerve conduction studies to diagnose diabetic sensorimotor polyneuropathy:  CI vs. NPhys Trial.  Muscle and Nerve 2010 Aug ;(42)(2): 157-164.

Dyck P.J., Overland, C.J., Low, P.A., Litchy W.J., Davies, J.L., Dyck, P.J.B., Carter, R.E., Melton, L.J. III, Andersen, H.,  Albers, J.W., Bolton, C.F, England, J.D., Klein, C.J., Llewelyn, G., Mauermann, M.L., Russell, J.W., Selvarajah, D., Singer, W., Smith, A.G., Tesfaye, S., Vella A. “Unequivocally Abnormal” vs “Usual” Signs and Symptoms for Proficient Diagnosis of Diabetic Polyneuropathy. Cl vc N Phys Trial. Archives of Neurology, Vol. 69 (NO. 12), Dec 2012, 1609-1614.

 

Geeta Ramesh, Lenay Santana-Gould, Fiona M. Ingils, John D. England and Mario T. Philipp.  The Lyme Disease Spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi induces inflammation and apoptosis in cells from dorsal root ganglia.  Journal of Neuroinflammation, in press, 2013.

 

El-Abassi R., Carter G.T., England, J.D. Comprehensive management of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease:  From bench to brace, DNA to AFO.  Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R), in press, 2013.