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George A Small, MD
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Allegheny General Hospital (Primary)
Professional Building
490 E North Ave, Suite 500
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Fax (412) 359-8809
North Fayette Health + Wellness Pavilion
200 Quinn Dr, Suite 210
Pittsburgh, PA 15275
Fax (412) 359-8878

Dr. Small is a highly skilled adult neurologist with additional qualifications in clinical neurophysiology, electromyography, and nerve conduction studies. He is director of the Electromyography and Nerve Conduction Laboratory at Allegheny General Hospital (AGH). He has special clinical interests in diagnosing and managing patients with neuromuscular diseases and botulinum toxin injections (chemo denervation).

Dr. Small treats patients who have peripheral neuropathies, including diabetic related, inherited, and autoimmune related such as CIDP, as well as autonomic neuropathies, such as myasthenia gravis, muscle diseases and motor neuron diseases, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), multifocal motor conduction block neuropathy (MMCBN), and neuropathies related to monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS).

Dr. Small is experienced in administering botulinum toxin for chronic migraine, spasticity, and dystonia, as well as hemifacial spasm. He participates in studies regarding proper myasthenia gravis diagnosis and therapy and was part of the initial study of Onabotulinum (Botox A) prior to its FDA approval.

Director and founder of the ACGME approved Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship at AGH since 2002, Dr. Small is also director and founder of the Myasthenia Gravis Association Clinic of Western Pennsylvania (MGAWPA) at AGH. He is a member of the Medical Advisory Board of the National Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America (MGFA). He speaks English.

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Autoimmune MG
Charcot Marie Tooth Disease
Congenital Muscular Disorder
Guillain Barré Syndrome
Hereditary Motor Sensory Neuropathy
Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy
MG (Myasthenia Gravis)
Motor Neuron Disease
Neuromuscular Disease
Spinal Muscular Dystrophy


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Recent Patient Comments

"Doctor contacted me right away, within a day of my chart app. questions."

June 26, 2023

"Dr. Small really spent time reviewing all my records to try & help me."

June 26, 2023

"Dr. Small asks a question then 2 words into the answer he interrupts. I don't think I have had a complete sentence finished."

June 21, 2023


May 17, 2023

"Dr Small is the best. He even calls to answer your questions at 7pm at night"

May 02, 2023

"Love Dr.Small"

April 18, 2023

"Dr Small is an excellent doctor and a person"

April 18, 2023

"Dr Small is an excellent physician in every way: courteous, patient, knowledgeable, authentic and approachable. I've seen him since I was [...] and I hope to continue seeing him for the rest of his career."

April 12, 2023

"Dr. George SMALL was very knowledgeable about my illness. I feel it is very important to have an MD super educated and experience/in my specific illness. He appeared very interested and caring."

April 03, 2023

"He needs to listen more and not like I'm a new patient"

March 28, 2023



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