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Practice areas

  • Botulinum Program
  • Movement Disorders
  • Neurology
  • Neurotoxicology
  • Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disorders

Faculty rank

Professor of Neurology

Clinic information

Clinical interests

  • Neurology
  • Neurotoxicology
  • Stroke
  • Vascular Neurology



University of Kentucky, College of Medicine, Lexington


University of Kentucky, Lexington

Certifications or Special training

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Vascular Neurology

Additional information


Dr. Michael Dobbs works to educate Kentucky about stroke

My name is Michael Dobbs; I received my medical degree at the University of Kentucky, College of Medicine, Lexington. I am board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Neurology and Vascular Neurology.


  1. Grupke S, Hall J, Dobbs M, Bix GJ, Fraser JF. Understanding history, and not repeating it. Neuroprotection for acute ischemic stroke: from review to preview. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2015 Feb;129:1-9.
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  2. Dobbs MR, Rusyniak DE. Frontiers in Clinical Neurotoxicology. Preface. Neurol Clin. 2011 Aug; 29(3):xi-xii. PMID: 21803208.
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  3. Dobbs MR. Toxic encephalopathy. Semin Neurol. 2011 Apr; 31(2):184-93. PMID: 21590623.
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  4. Dobbs MR, Berger JR. Stroke in HIV infection and AIDS. Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. 2009 Oct; 7(10):1263-71. PMID: 19814669.
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  5. Manalai P, Bhalavat RM, Dobbs MR, Lippmann S. Coma falsely attributed to Lyme disease. J Ky Med Assoc. 2008 Jul; 106(7):317-9. PMID: 18777697.
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  6. Osterbauer PJ, Dobbs MR. Neurobiological weapons. Neurol Clin. 2005 May; 23(2):599-621. PMID: 15757799.
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  7. Dobbs M, Fakhoury T. Bilateral abducens nerve palsy from mild trauma with force applied at an oblique angle: a case report and review of the literature. J Ky Med Assoc. 2003 Nov; 101(11):507-10. PMID: 14635579.
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  8. Dobbs M, Berger JR. Cervical myelopathy secondary to violent tics of Tourette's syndrome. Neurology. 2003 Jun 10; 60(11):1862-3. PMID: 12796554.
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  9. Nath A, Hall E, Tuzova M, Dobbs M, Jons M, Anderson C, Woodward J, Guo Z, Fu W, Kryscio R, Wekstein D, Smith C, Markesbery WR, Mattson MP. Autoantibodies to amyloid beta-peptide (Abeta) are increased in Alzheimer's disease patients and Abeta antibodies can enhance Abeta neurotoxicity: implications for disease pathogenesis and vaccine development. Neuromolecular Med. 2003; 3(1):29-39. PMID: 12665674.
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  10. Berger JR, Dobbs MR, Terhune MH, Maragos WF. The neurologic complications of scleromyxedema. Medicine (Baltimore). 2001 Sep; 80(5):313-9. PMID: 11552085.
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