Gyula Acsadi, MD, PhD, is a pediatric neurologist and Division Head of Neurology at Connecticut Children’s. Dr. Acsadi’s clinical and research interests include spinal muscular atrophy, muscular dystrophies, Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, and genetic treatments for neurological conditions.


Medical School of Pecs, Hungary


Children's Hospital of Michigan


University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics

American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology - Neurology With Special Qualification in Child Neurology
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology - Neuromuscular Medicine

Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

  • Kim J, Liao Y-H, Ionita C, Bale AE, Darras B, Acsadi G: Mitochondrial Membrane Protein-Associated Neurodegeneration Mimicking Juvenile Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. Ped Neur. 2016;64:83-86
  • Jani-Acsadi A; Ounpuu S; Pierz K, Acsadi G: Pediatric Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease. Ped Clin North Am. 2015 2015 Jun;62(3):767-786.
  • Rossor AM, Oates EC, Salter HK, Liu Y, Murphy SM, Schule R, Gonzalez MA, Scoto M, Phadke R, Sewry CA, Houlden H, Jordanova A, Tournev I, Chamova T, Litvinenko I, Zuchner S, Herrmann DN, Blake J, Sowden JE, Acsadi G, Rodriguez ML, Menezes MP, Clarke NF, Auer Grumbach M, Bullock SL, Muntoni F, Reilly MM, North KN. Phenotypic and molecular insights into spinal muscular atrophy due to mutations in BICD2. Brain. 2015 Feb;138(Pt 2):293-310.
  • Ounpuu S, Garibay E, Solomito M, Bell K, Pierz K, Thomson J, Acsadi G, Deluca P. A comprehensive evaluation of the variation in ankle function during gait in children and youth with Charcot-Marie-tooth disease. Gait Posture. 2013 Sep;38(4):900-6
  • Acsadi G, Moore SA, Chéron A, Delalande O, Bennett L, Kupsky W, El-Baba M, Le Rumeur E, Hubert JF. Novel mutation in spectrin-like repeat 1 of dystrophin central domain causes protein misfolding and mild Becker muscular dystrophy. J Biol Chem 2012 May 25;287(22):18153-62.
  • Burns J, Finkel R, de Laura M, Estilow T, Shy R, pallant J, Lel M, Montoni F, Reilly M, Pareyson D, Acsadi G, Ouvrier R, Shy M.:Validation of the CMT Pediatric Scale as an outcome measure of disability. Ann Neurol 2012 May;71(5):642-52.

Dr. Acsadi is a member of the Scientific Review Committee of the Child Neurology Society, a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology, a member of the International Child Neurology Association, and serves on the editorial board of Pediatric Neurology.

Locations for this Doctor

Connecticut Children’s Specialty Care Center – Hartford (85 Seymour St.)

85 Seymour Street
Hartford, CT06106
United States

Connecticut Children’s Specialty Care Center – Westport

191 Post Road West
Westport, CT06880
United States

Exterior view of 310 Western Boulevard in Glastonbury

Connecticut Children’s Specialty Care Center – Glastonbury

310 Western Boulevard
Glastonbury, CT06033
United States

Exterior view of 399 Farmington Ave in Farmington

Connecticut Children’s Specialty Care Center – Farmington (399 Farmington Ave.)

399 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT06032
United States

Exterior of 505 Farmington Avenue

Connecticut Children's Specialty Care and Surgery Center – Farmington

505 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT06032
United States

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Most Recent Comments

March 3, 2024
This doctor is the absolute best he is the only one that show a level of interest in finding a solution to my daughter medical problem.
March 3, 2024
I appreciate never feeling rushed by the provider.
February 2, 2024
Dr. Acsadi was amazing!! We were so grateful to have been scheduled with him!
November 11, 2023
Dr. Ascadi is very good with my son, he responds quickly and is extremely helpful helping us understand our son diagnosis!
November 11, 2023
Incredible doctor! He always goes above and beyond! We are very grateful for him!
September 9, 2023
Dr. Acsadi was fabulous! So patient and thorough, addressed all of my concerns and never made me feel rushed. I would recommend him to anyone looking for a caring and professional neurologist for their child! The nursing staff was just as excellent and great with my son!
August 8, 2023
Dr. Acsadi is wonderful. My daughter is comfortable with him and while she is quiet she doesn't hesitate to answer his questions and get involved in deciding her treatments.
July 7, 2023
Physician took his time, explained things very clearly and was genuinely open to talking to both of us as parents with any of our concerns or questions.