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Raphael Schiffmann, M.D., M.H.Sc.

Medical Director of the Institute of Metabolic Disease



Contact Information:
Phone: 214-820-4736
Clinic: 214-820-4688

Medical School: State University of Liege, Belgium
Internship: Liege University Hospital, Belgium
Residency: Pediatrics, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Israel
Fellowship: Pediatric Neurology, Boston City Hospital and Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston MA;

Neurometabolic Diseases, Developmental and Metabolic Neurology Branch, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, NIH, Maryland;

Master of Health Science in Clinical Research, Duke University, NC


Hospital and Clinic Affiliations:
Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas
Neurometabolic Consultants (Health Texas Provider Network). For more information about the practice or for an appointment, call 214-820-4688


Other appointments:

Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Studies, Baylor University


Research Interests:   

  • Neurometabolic diseases
  • Lysosomal diseases
  • Leukodystrophies


Current Research: 

  • The Natural History of Mucolipidosis Type IV 
  • Androgenetic Alopecia in Fabry Disease    
  • Expanded Access Trial of Plant Expressed Recombinant Glucocerebrosidase (prGCD) in Patients With Gaucher Disease
  • Fabry Screening Study
  • Triheptanoin Treatment Trial for Patients With Adult Polyglucosan Body Disease




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