Aaron Izenberg


Working Group Member

Staff neurologist (2013-present), Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Assistant professor (2016-present), Department of Medicine, Division of Neurology, University of Toronto

NMD4C Working Group(s): Clinical Curriculum Development


Dr. Izenberg’s clinical focus is in the diagnosis and management of patients with neuromuscular and neurological disease. He has particular interest in management of motor neuron diseases (including ALS and SMA), myopathy, myasthenia gravis, peripheral neuropathy, as well as urgent neurology. He is also the director of the rapid neurology clinic at Sunnybrook.


Dr. Izenberg’s chief academic interest is in medical education. He is the site director for Neurology education at Sunnybrook, and sites on the Neurology Education Committee for the University of Toronto. He is involved in clinical research in neuromuscular diseases, including Spinal Muscular Atrophy and Myasthenia Gravis.

Recent Publications

Halani, S, Andany, N, Izenberg, A, Auguste, B. Acute confusion in a 55-year-old man with end-stage renal disease. CMAJ. 2022.194 (11)E415-E418 PMID:35314441

Salmon, K, Anoja, N, Breiner, A, Chum, M, Dionne, A, Dupré, N et al.. Genetic testing for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in Canada - an assessment of current practices. Amyotroph Lateral Scler Frontotemporal Degener. 2022.23 (3-4)305-312 PMID:34569363

Liu, S, Chan, J, Brinc, D, Gandhi, S, Izenberg, A, Delgado, D et al.. Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor-Associated Myocarditis With Persistent Troponin Elevation Despite Abatacept and Prolonged Immunosuppression. JACC CardioOncol. 2020.2 (5)800-804 PMID:34396297

Slayter, J, Hodgkinson, V, Lounsberry, J, Brais, B, Chapman, K, Genge, A et al.. A Canadian Adult Spinal Muscular Atrophy Outcome Measures Toolkit: Results of a National Consensus using a Modified Delphi Method. J Neuromuscul Dis. 2021.8 (4)579-588 PMID:33867362

Muir, RT, Gros, P, Ure, R, Mitchell, SB, Kassardjian, CD, Izenberg, A et al.. Modification to Neurology Residency Training: The Toronto Neurology COVID-19 Pandemic Experience. Neurol Clin Pract. 2021.11 (2)e165-e169 PMID:33842086

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