Dr. Kara Stavros completed her undergraduate degree in Neural Science at New York University, with minors in French and Psychology. She attended medical school at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, followed by an internship in internal medicine at the Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City. She is a graduate of the Mount Sinai Hospital Neurology Residency Program in New York City, where she stayed on to complete a fellowship in Neuromuscular Medicine. She joined the faculty at Rhode Island Hospital and the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University in 2015. She currently serves as Director of the Neuromuscular Division, EMG Laboratory, and MDA Clinic at Rhode Island Hospital. Her clinical and research interests include neuromuscular diseases, neuromuscular ultrasound, chemodenervation, nerve conduction studies and electromyography (EMG), and quality improvement. She is also interested in public policy and advocacy issues related to neurologists and patients with neurological diseases.