Donald A. Barone, DO

Donald A. Barone, DO
Associate Professor, Chief, Division of Neurology
Director, MS Center of South Jersey
UMDNJ School of Osteopathic Medicine
Kennedy University Hospital
Stratford, NJ

Donald A. Barone, DO, is a graduate of Rutgers College and Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed an internship at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals in Southern New Jersey. He then served a 3-year residence in Center Hospital of Vermont, followed by a year-long fellowship in neuromuscular disorders at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center—The Neurologic Institute of New York. While at the University of Vermont, Dr. Barone was privileged to work with Drs. George Schumacher and Charles Poser - two of the most prominent multiple sclerosis (MS) experts in the last 50 years. Dr. Barone was a member of the North East Cooperative MS Treatment Group in the 1980s and early 1990s, participating in the clinical trials for cyclophosphamide and IV methylprednisolone in affiliation with Dr. Howard Weiner and colleagues at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. He is Associate Professor and Chief of the Division of Neurology at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – School of Osteopathic Medicine, where he has directed and taught neurology courses since 1978. For more than 20 years, he has served on the Clinical Advisory Committee for the Greater Delaware Valley Chapter of the National MS Society in Philadelphia and frequently lectures on its behalf. He is also on the Professional Advisory Committee of the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America. In addition, he is a busy clinician with a large MS practice. Dr. Barone is currently principal investigator in several MS clinical trials.