Our EMG Laboratory, located in the Outpatient Care Center (Room 4E), offers the following services on an in-patient and out-patient basis: Nerve conduction studies,Electromyography/nerve conduction studies (EMG/NCS), single fiber EMG, and repetitive nerve stimulation studies.  Lab reports are processed typically within 48-72 hours.We use state of the art EMG equipment and comply with all safety and JCAHO standards. We have friendly staff and strive to maximize patient comfort. As a teaching institution, we have ongoing research projects into ways to better measure outcomes with EMG procedures and devise sensitive diagnostic techniques.

Conditions commonly evaluated include: Radiculopathy, Nerve Entrapment (ie, carpal tunnel syndrome, tarsal tunnel syndrome, ulnar neuropathy,radial neuropathy, peroneal neuropathy), Polyneuropathy, Muscle Disease, Plexopathy, Myasthenia Gravis and other diseases of the neuromuscular junction, as well as Motor Neuron Disease.

For EMG Laboratory appointments, please call 312-996-4780.

Our Team




  •  Octavia Kincaid, MD, Neurology
  • Lawrence Zeidman, MD, Neurology (Director)
  • Amir Elshami, MD, Orthopedic Surgery
  • Mary Lou Tomyanovich, MD, Neurology
  •   Terry Nicola, MD, Orthopedic Surgery

  •   Qin Li Jiang ,MD

  •  Heeren Patel ,MD 


  •  Jessie Alverio,  EMG Technician  

  •  Erica Chapman, EMG Technician