Dianna Quan, MD
Professor, Neurology

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Medical School:
  • MD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Undergraduate School:
  • AB, University of Chicago (IL)
Internship:
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Residency:
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Chief Resident, Neurology
Fellowships:
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Neuromuscular Medicine
Languages: English
Department: Neurology

Professional Titles

  • Director, Electromyography Laboratory
  • Director, Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship

Recognition & Awards

  • Top Doc, 5280 (2018)
    Clinical excellence award given to greater metropolitan Denver physicians by their peers
  • Regional Top Doctor, Castle Connolly (2013)
    Awarded to physicians in the mountain West for clinical excellence 2013-2020

Teaching

  • Professor (2013)
    School of Medicine, Neurology

Publications

  • Shefner JM, Andrews JA, Genge A, Jackson C, Lechtzin N, Miller TM, Cockroft BM, Meng L, Wei J, Wolff AA, Malik FI, Bodkin C, Brooks BR, Caress J, Dionne A, Fee D, Goutman SA, Goyal NA, Hardiman O, Hayat G, Heiman-Patterson T, Heitzman D, Henderson RD, Johnston W, Karam C, Kiernan MC, Kolb SJ, Korngut L, Ladha S, Matte G, Mora JS, Needham M, Oskarsson B, Pattee GL, Pioro EP, Pulley M, Quan D, Rezania K, Schellenberg KL, Schultz D, Shoesmith C, Simmons Z, Statland J, Sultan S, Swenson A, Berg LHVD, Vu T, Vucic S, Weiss M, Whyte-Rayson A, Wymer J, Zinman L, Rudnicki SA. A Phase 2, Double-Blind, Randomized, Dose-Ranging Trial Of Reldesemtiv In Patients With ALS. Amyotroph Lateral Scler Frontotemporal Degener. 2020 Sep 24;:1-13. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32969758
  • Barohn RJ, Gajewski B, Pasnoor M, Brown A, Herbelin LL, Kimminau KS, Mudaranthakam DP, Jawdat O, Dimachkie MM, Iyadurai S, Stino A, Kissel J, Pascuzzi R, Brannagan T, Wicklund M, Ahmed A, Walk D, Smith G, Quan D, Heitzman D, Tobon A, Ladha S, Wolfe G, Pulley M, Hayat G, Li Y, Thaisetthawatkul P, Lewis R, Biliciler S, Sharma K, Salajegheh K, Trivedi J, Mallonee W, Burns T, Jacoby M, Bril V, Vu T, Ramchandren S, Bazant M, Austin S, Karam C, Hussain Y, Kutz C, Twydell P, Scelsa S, Kushlaf H, Wymer J, Hehir M, Kolb N, Ralph J, Barboi A, Verma N, Ahmed M, Memon A, Saperstein D, Lou JS, Swenson A, Cash T. Patient Assisted Intervention for Neuropathy: Comparison of Treatment in Real Life Situations (PAIN-CONTRoLS): Bayesian Adaptive Comparative Effectiveness Randomized Trial. JAMA Neurol. 2020 Aug 17. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32809014
  • González-Duarte A, Berk JL, Quan D, Mauermann ML, Schmidt HH, Polydefkis M, Waddington-Cruz M, Ueda M, Conceição IM, Kristen AV, Coelho T, Cauquil CA, Tard C, Merkel M, Aldinc E, Chen J, Sweetser MT, Wang JJ, Adams D. Analysis of autonomic outcomes in APOLLO, a phase III trial of the RNAi therapeutic patisiran in patients with hereditary transthyretin-mediated amyloidosis. J Neurol. 2020 Mar;267(3):703-712. PubMed PMID: 31728713
  • Guptill J, Antozzi C, Bril V, Gamez J, Meuth S, Munoz Blanco JL, Nowak R, Quan D, Sevilla T, Szczudlik A, Hegarty B, Jouvin MH, Jin J, Arroyo S. Vivacity-MG: A phase 2, multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study to evaluate the safety, tolerability, efficacy, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and immunogenicity of nipocalimab administered to adults with generalized myasthenia gravis. Poster presented at the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Virtual Meeting, October 2020.
  • Quan D, Dixon S. “Electromyography and nerve conduction studies.” In: West and Kolfenbach, eds., Rheumatology Secrets, 4rd edition. Philadelphia: Elsevier 2020, pp. 85-88
  • Kennedy A, Kaplan J, Quan D. A 40-Year-Old Man With Dizziness, Confusion, and Neuropathy 2020, https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/923933
  • Shefner JM, Cudkowicz ME, Hardiman O, Cockcroft BM, Lee JH, Malik FI, Meng L, Rudnicki SA, Wolff AA, Andrews JA. A phase III trial of tirasemtiv as a potential treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Amyotroph Lateral Scler Frontotemporal Degener. 2019;0(0):1-11. PubMed PMID: 31081694
  • Kelmenson DA, Held N, Allen RR, Quan D, Burnham EL, Clark BJ, Ho PM, Kiser TH, Vandivier RW, Moss M. The authors reply. Crit Care Med. 2018 Apr;46(4):e347-e348. PubMed PMID: 29538131
  • Kelmenson DA, Held N, Allen RR, Quan D, Burnham EL, Clark BJ, Ho PM, Kiser TH, Vandivier RW, Moss M. Outcomes of ICU Patients With a Discharge Diagnosis of Critical Illness Polyneuromyopathy: A Propensity-Matched Analysis. Crit Care Med. 2017 Oct 10. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29019851
  • Fleming J, Quan D. A case of congenital spinal muscular atrophy with pain due to a mutation in TRPV4. Neuromuscul Disord. 2016 Sep 16. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27751652
  • Kelmenson DA, Quan D, Nordon-Craft A, Malone D, Schenkman M, Moss M. Electrophysiological abnormalities can differentiate pre-hospital discharge functional status in critically ill patients with normal strength. Intensive Care Med. 2016 Sep;42(9):1504-5. PubMed PMID: 27334267
  • Adams D, Polydefkis M, González-Duarte A, Wixner J, Kristen AV, Schmidt HH, Berk JL, Losada López IA, Dispenzieri A, Quan D, Conceição IM, Slama MS, Gillmore JD, Kyriakides T, Ajroud-Driss S, Waddington-Cruz M, Mezei MM, Planté-Bordeneuve V, Attarian S, Mauricio E, Brannagan TH, Ueda M, Aldinc E, Wang JJ, White MT, Vest J, Berber E, Sweetser MT, Coelho T, on behalf of the patisiran Global OLE study group. Long-term efficacy and safety of patisiran in patients with hereditary transthyretin amyloidosis with polyneuropathy: Interim 1-year results from an open-label extension study. Lancet Neurology (accepted Sept. 21, 2020).
  • Stevens D, Quan D. “Diabetic Neuropathies.” In: McDermott, ed., Diabetes Secrets. Philadelphia: Elsevier (in press).
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Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Neurology, Fellow
  • American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Fellow
  • Colorado Society of Clinical Neurologists, Member
  • American Neurological Association, Fellow

Practice Locations

Neurosciences Center - Anschutz
1635 Aurora Ct
4th Floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-2080

UCH - Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion
1635 Aurora Ct
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0000

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Neurology, Board Certification
  • Neuromuscular Medicine, Board Certification
  • American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Board Certification (0001)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Brain and Nervous System - Neuromuscular Diseases
  • Brain and Nervous System

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (0001)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • AB, University of Chicago (IL) (0001)
Internships:
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (0001)
Residency Programs:
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Chief Resident, Neurology (0001)
Fellowships:
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Neuromuscular Medicine (0001)
Languages: English
Department: Neurology
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