Tirisham Gyang, MD

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Tirisham Gyang is an assistant professor in the UF College of Medicine department of neurology who specializes in multiple sclerosis and related neuroimmunological disorders affecting the brain and spinal cord. Born and raised in Nigeria she received her undergraduate degree from Saint Louis University, MO and her medical degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine in the West Indies. Dr. Gyang also completed an internship in internal medicine and a residency in neurology from the SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, as well as fellowships in experimental therapeutics and neuroimmunology/multiple sclerosis from the University of Rochester Medical Center NY. Dr. Gyang is the founding fellowship director of the UF MS clinical program and the principal investigator in multiple MS clinical trials and clinical research projects.

Awards and Recognition

2018 Appointed  William T. and Janice M. Neely Professorship for Research in Multiple Sclerosis
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.

Contact Information


Department of Neurology
3450 Hull Road, 4th Floor
Gainesville, FL 32607

Phone (352) 294-5400
Fax (352) 294-5399