Phoenix, Arizona


Zalewski.Nicholas@mayo.edu Clinical Profile


Nicholas (Nick) L. Zalewski, M.D., conducts research in challenging myelopathies, transverse myelitis, vascular myelopathies, atypical demyelinating disease, autoimmune neurology, paraneoplastic neurological diseases and neuroimaging.

Focus areas

  • Myelopathy. Clinical and radiographic clues to help diagnose a variety of spinal cord diseases such as transverse myelitis and mimickers
  • Vascular myelopathies. Spinal cord infarction, spinal dural arteriovenous fistula
  • Demyelinating disease. Multiple sclerosis, tumefactive multiple sclerosis, neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorders, myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein-related disorders
  • Paraneoplastic neurological disease. Autoantibody-associated paraneoplastic neurological disease

Significance to patient care

Dr. Zalewski's clinical and radiographic research findings help to provide accurate diagnosis, improve disease management and optimize treatment for patients.


Academic Rank

  1. Assistant Professor of Neurology


  1. Fellow RST Multiple Sclerosis, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. Residency - Neurology Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education
  3. Residency - Primary Internal Medicine Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education
  4. Doctorate of Medicine - With Distinction University of Nebraska Medical Center
  5. BS - Biology, With Highest Distinction Nebraska Wesleyan University

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