John Sladky

John Sladky, M.D.

Interim Chief & Clinical Professor

Department: MD-PEDS-NEUROLOGY
Business Phone: (352) 273-8920
Business Email: jsladky@ufl.edu

Board Certifications

  • Child Neurology
    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Pediatrics
    American Board of Pediatrics

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Pediatrics
Subspecialties
  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Pediatric Neuromuscular
Areas of Interest
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • Electromyography
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Muscular dystrophy

Publications

2021
Vitamins are Indeed Vital Amines: A Discussion of 3 Deficiencies With Neurologic Manifestations.
Child neurology open. 8 [DOI] 10.1177/2329048X211046440. [PMID] 34708143.
2019
Acute neurotoxicity following vincristine due to Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease in a young child with medulloblastoma.
Neuro-oncology practice. 6(3):179-184 [DOI] 10.1093/nop/npz002. [PMID] 31385990.
2019
Intravenous Immunoglobulin as a Therapeutic Option for Mycoplasma pneumoniae Encephalitis.
Journal of child neurology. 34(11):687-691 [DOI] 10.1177/0883073819854854. [PMID] 31185782.
2019
Lumbosacral ventral spinal nerve root atrophy identified on MRI in a case of spinal muscular atrophy type II.
Clinical imaging. 53:134-137 [DOI] 10.1016/j.clinimag.2018.09.017. [PMID] 30340076.
2019
Teaching neurology: Guided walk in the park or solo free-climb?
Neurology. 92(13):599-600 [DOI] 10.1212/WNL.0000000000007195. [PMID] 30796142.
2014
Lower neurocognitive function in U-2 pilots: Relationship to white matter hyperintensities.
Neurology. 83(7):638-45 [DOI] 10.1212/WNL.0000000000000694. [PMID] 25008397.
2013
White matter hyperintensities on MRI in high-altitude U-2 pilots.
Neurology. 81(8):729-35 [DOI] 10.1212/WNL.0b013e3182a1ab12. [PMID] 23960192.
2011
Caregiver measures for seizure control, efficacy, and tolerability of antiepileptic drugs for childhood epilepsy: results of a preference survey.
Epilepsy & behavior : E&B. 22(3):542-7 [DOI] 10.1016/j.yebeh.2011.08.024. [PMID] 21962951.
2010
Muscular Dystrophy Surveillance Tracking and Research Network (MD STARnet): case definition in surveillance for childhood-onset Duchenne/Becker muscular dystrophy.
Journal of child neurology. 25(9):1098-102 [DOI] 10.1177/0883073810371001. [PMID] 20817884.
2007
Clinical, electrophysiologic, and pathologic evidence for sensory abnormalities in ALS.
Neurology. 69(24):2236-42 [PMID] 18071143.
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2007
Guillain-Barré syndrome: blind men describe an elephant?
Neurology. 69(17):1647-9 [PMID] 17954779.
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2005
A Bayesian approach to randomized controlled trials in children utilizing information from adults: the case of Guillain-Barré syndrome.
Clinical trials (London, England). 2(4):305-10; discussion 364 [PMID] 16281429.
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2004
Guillain-Barré syndrome in children.
Journal of child neurology. 19(3):191-200 [PMID] 15119480.
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2003
Epidemiology of childhood Guillain-Barré syndrome as a cause of acute flaccid paralysis in Honduras: 1989-1999.
Journal of child neurology. 18(11):741-7 [PMID] 14696900.
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2003
Practice parameter: immunotherapy for Guillain-Barré syndrome: report of the Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology.
Neurology. 61(6):736-40 [PMID] 14504313.
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1999
Abnormal fatty acid metabolism in childhood spinal muscular atrophy.
Annals of neurology. 45(3):337-43 [PMID] 10072048.
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1991
Combined therapy with MK-801 and nimodipine for protection of ischemic brain damage.
Neurology. 41(1):88-94 [PMID] 1985301.
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1991
Corticosteroid-responsive dominantly inherited neuropathy in childhood.
Neurology. 41(3):437-9 [PMID] 1848688.
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1989
Dose-dependent expression of neuronopathy after experimental pyridoxine intoxication.
Neurology. 39(8):1077-83 [PMID] 2761702.
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1987
31P NMR studies in Duchenne muscular dystrophy: age-related metabolic changes.
Neurology. 37(1):165-9 [PMID] 3796830.
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1987
Regional variation in cerebral perfusion during acute hypertension.
Neurology. 37(1):94-9 [PMID] 3796843.
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1986
Dicarboxylic aciduria in an infant with spinal muscular atrophy.
Annals of neurology. 20(6):734-6 [PMID] 3813501.
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Grants

Sep 2019 ACTIVE
Surveillance of muscular dystrophy in the Southeastern United States
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: CTRS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION
Jul 2019 ACTIVE
Impact and Interplay of Corticosteroid Regimen and Exercise Training on DMD Muscle Function
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: US ARMY MED RES ACQUISITION

Education

Fellowship – Clinical Neurophysiology
1984 · University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship – Child Neurology
1982 · University of Pennsylvania
Residency – Pediatrics
1979 · Yale University
Internship – Pediatrics
1977 · Yale University
Medical Degree
1976 · Yale University

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 273-8920
Emails:
Business:
jsladky@ufl.edu