Hans H. Shuhaiber, MD

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Dr. Shuhaiber, is thrilled to join the University of Florida, department of Neurology and General Neurology division. Dr Shuhaiber completed his Adult Neurology residency at NYU- Langone Medical Center & Bellevue Hospital in New York City. Dr. Shuhaiber completed his Child Neurology fellowship at Boston University Medical Center in Boston, MA. Dr. Shuhaiber competed fellowship in Clinical Medical Genetics at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/ Columbia University Medical Center.

Dr Shuhaiber is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, American Society of Human Genetics. Dr. Shuhaiber has earned N. Paul Rosman, M.D. Excellence in Teaching award from Boston University ( 2013) , American Academy of Neurology Resident Scholarship Travel award (2013). His research interests include Neurocutaneous syndromes, pediatric to adult transition care and General Neurology. He is fluent in French and Spanish. Dr. Shuhaiber was Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology at New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York.

Clinical Interests

General Neurology (headaches, neuropathies, bell’s palsy, weakness, seizures, tingling, syncope, strokes, alteration in mental status, brain tumors )
Pediatric to Adult Neurology transition care, at Shands Medical Plaza.
Neuro-genetics disease counselling
Genetics of Huntington disease
Neurofibromatosis 1 and 2
Neurocutaneous Syndrome

Research Interests

Genetics of Neurological diseases
Genetic Counselling
Neuro-cutaneous Syndromes
Population Health

Teaching Interests

Neurology clerkship group facilitator
Resident physicians bedside & didactic teaching
Lecturer for resident physician education

Professional Society Affiliations

American Academy of Neurology
American Society of Human Genetics
Alachua County Medical Society
National Society of Genetic Counselors
Neuro-oncology Society

Medical Education

Saint George’s University School of Medicine, 2004 Grenada, West Indies.


Family Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV


New York University- Langone Medical Center & Bellevue Hospital Center- Neurology , New York, N.Y. ( 2013- 2015)


Child Neurology – Boston University Medical Center/ Boston Medical Center, Boston, M.A. ( 2010- 2013)
Clinical Medical Genetics – New York Presbyterian Hospital/ Columbia University Medical Center, New York, N.Y. ( 2008- 2010)

Awards and Recognition

N. Paul Rosman Excellence in Teaching award, Boston University School of Medicine ( 2013)
American Academy of Neurology Resident Scholarship Travel award (2013)


Vendrame M, Loddenkemper T, Zarowski M, Gregas M, Shuhaiber H, Sarco DP, Morales A. Analysis of EEG patterns and genotypes in patients with Angelman syndrome. Epilepsy Behav. 2012 Mar;23(3):261-5 PMID:22341959

Shuhaiber JH, Shuhaiber HLetter regarding article by Gammie et al, “influence of hospital procedural volume on care process and mortality for patients undergoing elective surgery for mitral regurgitation”. Circulation. 2007 Aug 14;116(7):e146; author reply e147.

Alfonso I, Diaz-Arca G, Alfonso DT, Shuhaiber HH, Papazian O, Price AE, Grossman JA. Fetal deformations: a risk factor for obstetrical brachial plexus palsy? Pediatr Neurol. 2006 Oct;35(4):246-9.

Shuhaiber H, Bolton S, Alfonso I, Dunoyer C, Yaylali I. Cerebral regional oxygen fluctuations and decline during clinically silent focal electroencephalographic seizures in a neonate. J Child Neurol. 2004 Jul;19(7):539-40.

Alfonso I, Papazian O, Shuhaiber H, Yaylali I, Grossman JA. Intrauterine shoulder weakness and obstetric brachial plexus palsy. Pediatr Neurol. 2004 Sep;31(3):225-7.

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