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Lindsay A. Zilliox, MD

Academic Title:

Associate Professor

Primary Appointment:


Administrative Title:

Interim Division Director, Neuromuscular Division


110 S Paca 03-072

Education and Training


  • 1996-2000       Miami University. Oxford, Ohio. B.A., Zoology, Cum laude
  • 2000-2004       The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Columbus, Ohio. M.D.
  • 2011-2015       University of Maryland, Baltimore. Baltimore, Maryland. M.S., Clinical Research

Post Graduate Education and Training

  • 2004-2005       University of Maryland Medical Center and Baltimore VA Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine Internship
  • 2005-2008       University of Maryland Medical Center and Baltimore VA Medical Center, Department of Neurology Residency Program
  • 2008-2009       University of Maryland Medical Center, Department of Neurology, Neuromuscular Division Fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology


Dr. Lindsay Zilliox is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology, Neuromuscular Division at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.  She graduated from The Ohio State University College of Medicine and completed her neurology residency and fellowship in clinical neurophysiology at the University of Maryland Medical Center and the Baltimore VA Medical Center.  She is board certified in Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology and holds a masters degree in Clinical Research from the University of Maryland.

Dr. Zilliox has clinical research interests in peripheral neuropathies and specifically in lifestyle interventions in the treatment of neuropathy in diabetes and prediabetes as well as the metabolic syndrome.  In addition she performs nerve conduction studies and electromyography as well as autonomic nervous system testing.  

Research/Clinical Keywords

neuropathy, diabetic neuropathy, clinical neurophysiology, electromyography, autonomic nervous system testing

Highlighted Publications

Zilliox LA, Chadrasekaram K, Kwan JY, Russell JW. Diabetes and Cognitive Impairment. Curr Diab Rep. 2016;16(9):87. PMID: 27491830

Zilliox LA, Ruby SK, Singh S, Zhan M, Russell JW. Clinical neuropathy scales in neuropathy associated with impaired glucose tolerance. J Diabetes Complications. 2015;29(3):372-7. PMID: 25690405

Russell JW, Zilliox LA. Diabetic neuropathies. Continuum. 2014;20(5):1226-40. PMID 25299279.

Zilliox L, Peltier AC, Wren PA, Anderson A, Smith AG, Singleton JR, Feldman EL, Alexander NB, Russell JW. Assessing autonomic dysfunction in early diabetic neuropathy: the Survey of Autonomic Symptoms. Neurology. 2011;76(12):1099-105. PMID: 21422460

Zilliox L, Russell JW. Treatment of diabetic sensory polyneuropathy. Curr Treat Options Neurol. 2011;13(2):143-59. PMID:21274758