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Christopher S. Nance, MD

Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology

Contact Information

Primary Office
C22-F GH
200 Hawkins Dr.
Iowa City, IA 52242


BS, Biology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
MD, Medicine
Internship, Medicine, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine
Resident, Neurology, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine
Fellow, Peripheral Nerves, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine
Fellow, Clinical Neurophysiology / Electromyography, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine

Licensure and Certifications

Medical License - West Virginia Medical Board
Neuromuscular - Peripheral Nerve Pathology Certification - American Academy of Neurology
Board Certified - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology


Shefner, J. M., Wolff, A. A., Meng, L., Bian, A., Lee, J., Barragan, D., Andrews, J. A. & Benefit ALS Study Group, (2016). A randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind phase IIb trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of tirasemtiv in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis & frontotemporal degeneration, 17(5-6), 426-35. PMID: 26982815.

Weimer, T., Nance, C. & Watson, D. (2013). Neuropathy following laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding: treatment with plasmapheresis. The West Virginia medical journal, 109(1), 16-7. PMID: 23413542.

Mauermann, M. L., Scheithauer, B. W., Spinner, R. J., Amrami, K. K., Nance, C. S., Kline, D. G., O'Connor, M. I., Dyck, P. J., Engelstad, J. & Dyck, P. J. (2010). Inflammatory pseudotumor of nerve: clinicopathological characteristics and a potential therapy. Journal of the peripheral nervous system : JPNS, 15(3), 216-26. PMID: 21040144.

Gutmann, L., Nance, C. (2010). The illusion of severe carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). Muscle & nerve, 41(2), 260-1. PMID: 19918777.

Nance, C. S., Gutmann, L. (2010). Neurogastro intestinal encephalomyopathy. In Companion to Peripheral neuropathy : illustrated cases and new developments. pp. 163-166. Philadelphia, PA: Saunders/Elsevier.

L, G., Nance, C. S. (2009). Mitochondrial Neuropathy of MNGIE. Journal of the Peripheral Nervous System, 14(2), 61.

Nance, C. S., Klein, C. J., Banikazemi, M., Dikman, S. H., Phelps, R. G., McArthur, J. C., Rodriguez, M. & Desnick, R. J. (2006). Later-onset Fabry disease: an adult variant presenting with the cramp-fasciculation syndrome. Archives of neurology, 63(3), 453-7. PMID: 16533976.