Tirisham Gyang, MD

tirisham-gyang-multiple-sclerosisAssistant  Professor of Neurology

Phone: 352.273.5550
Fax: 352.273.5575

Department of Neurology

Room L3-100, McKnight Brain Institute
1149 Newell Drive
Gainesville, FL. 32611


Tirisham Gyang is an assistant clinical professor with the Department of Neurology at the University of Florida College of Medicine. She sub-specializes in multiple sclerosis and related neuroimmunological disorders of the brain and spinal cord. She has particular interest in experimental therapeutics, clinical trials and medical education. Dr. Gyang, who received her medical degree from St. George’s University in Grenada, serves as the principal investigator in multiple clinical trials and clinical research projects while being involved with patient education programs for the MS population. Additionally, she serves as the fellowship director for the MS clinical fellowship program at UF. Dr. Gyang is a national MS society scholar and active member of multiple professional societies.

Awards and Recognition

2015 Resident Professionalism Award, Neurology Department SUNY Upstate
2015 CMSC Mentorship scholarship
2014 Resident Scholarship Award, Neurology Department SUNY Upstate
2014 National Doctors Day Award, Upstate University Hospital
2013 New York State Neurological Society, New York State 2013 Neurostake winner – delegate member

Professional Societies Affiliations

American Academy of Neurology, 2012-present
Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC), 2015-present
MS Professionals in Training (MSPiT) – CMSC, 2015-present

Medical Education

Keith B. Taylor Global scholars program, St George’s University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies – 2010


Internal Medicine, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY – 2012


Neurology Resident, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY – 2015


Experimental Therapeutics, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY – 2017
Neuroimmunology and Multiple sclerosis; National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS) Scholar, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY – 2017


Gyang T, Hammel J, Goodman A, Gross, R, Samkoff L. Fingolimod-associated PML in a patient with prior immunosuppression. Neurology May 10, 2016 vol. 86 no. 19 1843-1845.

Goodman A, Gyang T, Smith A. Ibudilast for the treatment of multiple sclerosis. Expert Opinion Investig Drugs. 2016 Oct;25(10):1231-7.