Daniel Menkes, MD

Chair of Neurology

Daniel MenkesDr. Menkes joins us from the University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, where he served as professor of neurology. Before joining UCHC in 2008, he served as director of Clinical Neurophysiology and professor of neurology at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center at Memphis. He had previously served as assistant professor of neurology and associate professor of neurology.

He earlier held faculty appointments as assistant professor of neurology at the University of Louisville and as a clinical assistant professor in neurology at the University of California at Davis Medical Center.

Dr. Menkes retired from the US Air Force Reserves, having achieved the rank of colonel (O-6). He was recalled to active duty for Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003.

Dr. Menkes received his medical degree from the Boston University School of Medicine, followed by an internship at Framingham (Mass.), Union Hospital and residency in neurology at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, N.H. He did a fellowship in electromyography and clinical neurophysiology at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston.

An active researcher, Dr. Menkes has focused his interests on clinical neurophysiology and nerve diseases. He has published dozens of articles and abstracts, as well as 10 book chapters.