Stela Lefter

Dr. Stela Lefter is a Consultant Neurologist with specialist interest in adult neuromuscular disorders. She received her specialist training in neurology from the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland and trained in neuromuscular diseases at the National Neuroscience centers in Dublin and Cork, Ireland, and MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London. She completed a Clinical and Research Neuromuscular Fellowship in Ireland and was conferred with an M.D. degree in 2015 for her thesis ‘A Population-Based Epidemiologic Study of Adult Neuromuscular Disease in the Republic of Ireland’. She runs the adult neuromuscular clinic at Beaumont hospital, Dublin. Her clinical interests focus on the diagnosis and treatment of muscular dystrophies, including myotonic dystrophy, limb-girdle muscular dystrophy and facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy, myasthenia gravis, inflammatory myopathies and immune mediated neuropathies. Her research interests include myotonic dystrophies, limb girdle muscular dystrophies, facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy and inflammatory myopathies.

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