William J Triggs

William J Triggs, MD

Associate Professor

Business Phone: (352) 273-5000
Business Email: triggswj@ufl.edu

About William J Triggs

Dr. Triggs graduated from the University of Florida College of Medicine in the Junior Honors Medical Program in 1986. He completed his Residency in Neurology under Dr. Frank Yatsu at the University of Texas Medical Center in Houston Texas in 1990 after serving as Chief Resident. Following his residency, Dr. Triggs completed fellowship training in Electromyography and Neurorehabilitation at Harvard Medical School Massachusetts General Hospital and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in 1992. Dr. Triggs has been on the Faculty of the University of Florida Department of Neurology since 1992. His research interests include neuromuscular disorders and the investigation and treatment of brain disorders with transcranial magnetic stimulation. Clinical interests include nerve and muscle disorders and neurology in general.

In addition to his UF Appointment, Dr. Triggs serves as the Medical Director of the RR&D Brain Rehabilitation Research Center and the Chief of the Neurology Service at the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center.

Clinical Profile

  • Neurology
Areas of Interest
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy
  • Electromyography
  • Guillain-BarrĂ© syndrome
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Myositis
  • Nerve conduction velocity
  • Peripheral neuropathy

Research Profile

Areas of Interest
  • Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)


2012 American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
2007 Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports
2003 Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society


Fellowship – Neurology
1992 · Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency – Neurology
1990 · University of Texas
Internship – Internal Medicine
1987 · University of Florida
Medical Degree
1986 · University of Florida

Contact Details

(352) 273-5000