Mitchel Williams, MD

Mitchel Williams, MD

Mitchel Williams, MD

Narrative Bio

Mitchel Williams, M.D., Ph.D., is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology. He served as assistant professor of Pediatrics and Neurology at the Division of Pediatric Neurology since completing his Child Neurology Residency at Children's Hospital of Michigan. He is ABPN board eligible in the specialty of Neurology with special qualifications in Child Neurology. He is a member of American Academy of Neurology, Child Neurology Society and International Child Neurology Association.

Currently, he serves as the Director of the newly created Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology Center at Children's Hospital of Michigan.

Links of Interest

Children's Hopsital Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology Center





University of Windsor, BSc (Honors Biology and Psychology with thesis), 2003


Wayne State University School of Medicine, M.D., 2008

Position Title

Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology

Pediatric Neurology Residency Program Director


Pediatric Neurology (Children's Hospital of Michigan, Detroit MI) August 2011 to July 2013

Adult Neurology (Detroit Medical Center, Detroit MI) August 2010 to July 2011

General Pediatrics (Children's Hospital of Michigan, Detroit MI) July 2008 to July 2010


MS/Neuroimmunology Mini-fellowship (Harper Hospital - Wayne State University Multiple Sclerosis Center, Detroit, MI) February 2013 - July 2013




Pediatric Demyelinating and inflammatory disorders including Multiple sclerosis, Neuromyelitis optica as well as other immune mediated disorders of the nervous system including Limbic Encephalitis, PANDAS, Movement disorders and Vasculitis.


Weisman RG, Njegovan MJ, Williams MT, Cohen JS & Sturdy CB. A behavior analysis of absolute pitch perception. Behavioural Processes 2004; 66, 289-307.

Weisman RG, Williams MT, Cohen JS, Njegovan MJ & Sturdy CB. The comparative psychology of absolute pitch. In E.A. Wasserman & T.R. Zentall (Eds), Comparative Cognition: Experimental Explorations of Animal Intelligence. New York: Oxford; 2006

Williams MT, Eluvathingal TJ & Chugani HT. Abnormal Asymmetry of the Arcuate Fasciculus in Autistic Children: A Diffusion Tensor MR Tractography Study.

Presented at the 2006 Annual Session of the American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, PA.

Williams MT, Eluvathingal TJ, Behen ME, Chugani DC & Chugani HT. Abnormal asymmetry in the arcuate fasciculus of autistic children: A dti study. Presented at the 5th International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR), 2006; Montreal, ON.

Williams MT, Mears KA, Basha MM, Tomsak RL. Occult Giant Cell Arteritis: Overcoming Hurdles to Diagnosis. Presented at the 38th Annual North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society Meeting, 2012; San Antonio, TX.

Kumar A, Juhasz C, Tapos D, Williams, MT & Chugani HT. PET imaging of neuroinflammation in pediatric MS: A pilot study. Presented at the 42nd Annual Child Neurology Society Meeting, 2013; Austin TX.

Williams, MT, Juhasz C & Tapos D. Use of the 2010 McDonald Criteria Can Facilitate Early Diagnosis of Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis. Presented at the 42nd Annual Child Neurology Society Meeting, 2013; Austin TX.  

Williams MT, Jiang H. Diffuse cerebral petechial hemorrhage in an 8-year-old girl with MRSA pneumonia and sepsis. Neurology (in Press).


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