Matthew M Harmelink, MD

Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology, Neuromuscular Medicine
Children’s Wisconsin since 2016
  • Pediatric neurologist, Children's Wisconsin
  • Associate professor of neurology, Medical College of Wisconsin





  • Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology, Neuromuscular Medicine

Areas of Interest

  • Pediatrics
  • Neuroscience
  • Charcot Marie Tooth and Peripheral Nerve Diseases
  • Electromyography
  • Guillain Barre Syndrome
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Myopathy
  • Nerve conduction studies
  • Neurology
  • Neuromuscular disorders
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Education and Awards


  • 2009, Medical College of Wisconsin, MD


  • 2012, University of California Irvine Medical Center - Pediatrics


  • 2016, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA - NEUROMUSCULAR MEDICINE (NEUROLOGY)
  • 2015, Medical College of Wisconsin - Child Neurology


  • Milwaukee Magazine Top Doctors

Research and publications


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Title: Two Siblings with Intermittent Respiratory Distress
Modality: Presentation, UCI Neuromuscular Colloquuim
Dates: 4/20/2016
Description: A case description of a novel mutation of SCN4A in a child presenting with congenital myasthenic syndrome.

Title: De Novo versus None, Two Ends of a Spectrum
Modality: Poster
Date: 2/25/2016
Description: A poster presentation of a case of a novel mutation resulting in HSAN 1 that is not reported in the literature and is not one of the previously reported two founder mutations.

Title: Opsoclonus Myoclonus Ataxia Syndrome (OMAS) from NMDA Receptor Encephalitis
Modality: Case Report, Pediatric Neurology
Dates: Nov 2015
Description: A case describing the third and youngest patient with OMAS from NMDA encephalitis.

Title: case of Congenital Hypotonia due to a Rare Genetic Deletion: 46, XX (del)14q32.2q32.3
Modality: Poster, AAN Annual Conference
Date: April 2015
Description: New clinical findings in a case of rare genetic mutation.

Title: Complications of Regional Anesthesia, WB Saunders Co, editors Brenden T Finucane, MBBCh, FRCPC and Can C.H. Tsui MD; Chapter 10 "Evaluation of Neurologic Injury Following Regional Anesthesia" Quinn H. Hogan, Keith McColister, Matthew Harmelink, Laura Kohl, Michael Collins. 
Modality: Book Chapter
Date: Est. December 2016
Description: A book chapter describing the approach to diagnosis of complications of regional anesthesia.