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Dr. McVey received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Abilene Christian University in Abilene, TX, and her Doctor of Medicine degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. Following that, her training included an internship in Internal Medicine and a Neurology residency at Wilford Hall Medical Center at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas. Dr. McVey underwent a postdoctoral fellowship in neuromuscular disease with Dr. Robert Miller at the California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco.
During her career in the Air Force, Dr. McVey served as the Residency Program Training Officer in the Neurology residency program at Wilford Hall, Chief of Neurophysiology, and had joint appointments at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. Dr. McVey was the Neurology Consultant to the United States Air Force Surgeon General. Upon completion of her military career, she entered private practice in Everett, Washington, and then joined the faculty at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Department of Neurology, in July, 2001. She is Board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, with added qualifications in Clinical Neurophysiology, and the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine.
Dr. McVey's clinical interests are in neuromuscular disorders, evaluation and experimental treatment, and in neurodegenerative diseases, specifically Alzheimer's Disease.
April L. McVey, M.D.