Amanda Yaworski, MD


  • Residency: University of Alberta and Stollery Children’s Hospital (Pediatric Neurology), Alberta, Canada
  • Medical School: McMaster University (Michael G DeGroote School of Medicine), Ontario, Canada
  • Undergraduate: Acadia University (BSc with Honors in Psychology and Neuroscience), Nova Scotia, Canada



My area of interest is in neuromuscular medicine and neurophysiology. I am interested in both pediatric and adult medicine, and the genetics of complex neuromuscular disorders.


Yaworski A, Yager J, Richer L, Mailo J, Rajapakse T, & Kassiri J. (2021). Improved care and management of pediatric neurological patients evaluated at a Pediatric Rapid Access Neurology (pRAN) clinic: A pilot study. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. doi: 10.1111/jpc.15352

Yaworski A, Koujok K, Cheung K, Ying Y, & McMillan H. (2021) Intrinsic peripheral nerve and root tumor and pseudotumoral lesions at a tertiary care pediatric hospital. Child’s Nervous System, 37(4):1229-1236. doi: 10.1007/s00381-020-04995-8

Yaworski A, Liu N, Mailo J, Kassiri J (2021) Leukoencephalopathy with Bright Tree Appearance. British Paediatric Neurology Association. Abstracts of the Annual Meeting, 6-8 January 2021, Virtual. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology. 2021; 63(S1)

Yaworski A, McMillan H. (2020). Developmental delay and neuropsychiatric comorbidities associated with Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy. Muscle & Nerve, 61(2):127-128. doi:10.1002/mus.26775

D’Aragon F, Burns K, Yaworski A, Lucas A,  Arseneau E, Belley-Cote E, Dhanani S, Frenette AJ, Lamontagne F, Lauzier F, Akhtar A, Oczkowski S, Rochwerg B & Meade M. (2020). Research consent models used in prospective studies of neurologically deceased organ donors: A systematic review. Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics. doi:10.1177/1556264620904627

Yaworski A, Srivastava R, Mehta V, Lacson A, Kolski H. (2018). P.916 Pediatric extradural compressive myelopathy secondary to ganglioneuroblastoma: Nerve roots and brachial plexus beware. Journal of Neuromuscular Diseases, 5(1), S310

Srivastava R, Yaworski A, Jain S, Goez H, Kassiri J, & Richer L. (2018). P.128 Episodic ataxia and encephalitis: A novel presentation of RESLES in a 3-year-old girl. Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences / Journal Canadien Des Sciences Neurologiques, 45(S2), S50-S50

Yaworski A, Srivastava R, Al Qarni M, Yager J, Rumsey D, & Kassiri J. (2018). P.026 Rare association in childhood vasculitis: Unique case of pituitary involvement in a child with GPA. Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences / Journal Canadien Des Sciences Neurologiques, 45(S2), S22-S23

Yaworski A, Van Meer A, Wong E, Ladhani M (2015). Pediatric Hyperbilirubinemia. Chapter.


  • 2020: Michael C. Koilpillai Book Award in Neurology                                                                             
  • 2020: American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Travel Scholarship                                                                    
  • 2019, 2020: EW Gauk Scholarship Award in Pediatric Neurology                                                                 
  • 2019-2020: Chief Resident Pediatric Neurology                                                                                                  
  • 2018: Best Poster in Category International Congress of Neuromuscular Diseases (ICNMD)                           
  • 2015: American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Travel Scholarship                                                              
  • 2014: Dr. Cheryl Marshall Travel Award