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William Oliver Tobin, M.B., B.Ch., B.A.O., Ph.D.

  1. Neurologist



  1. Rochester, Minnesota



Citas médicas

W. Oliver Tobin, is a neurologist, with specialty interest in multiple sclerosis. His clinical focus includes:

  • Identification and management of Tumefactive Multiple Sclerosis
  • Transverse myelitis
  • Neuromyelitis optica
  • Neurosarcoidosis
  • Neurologic complications of histiocytic disorders, including Erdheim-Chester Disease, Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis and Rosai-Dorfman Disease
  • Autoimmune encephalitis

In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Tobin is active in research and education, providing mentorship to residents and fellows. He was awarded teacher of the year by the Mayo fellows Association in 2017. He authors expert content and publishes in high-impact scientific journals.

Dr. Tobin is a member of the Ask Mayo Expert neurology knowledge content board and the multi disciplinary Histiocyte Interest Group.

  1. 2018
    Research ScholarMayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery
  2. 2015
    FellowRST Multiple Sclerosis, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 2013
    Consultant - NeurologyRoyal College of Physicians of Ireland
  4. 2011
    Diploma - StatisticsUniversity of Sheffield
  5. 2010
    Ph.D. - Neurological SciencesTrinity College Dublin
  6. 2008
    Diploma - StatisticsTrinity College Dublin
  7. 2006
    Resident - Internal MedicineRoyal College of Physicians of Ireland
  8. 2004
    MB BCh/BAOTrinity College Dublin


  1. 2014
    NeurologyRoyal College of Physicians of Ireland
  2. 2006
    General MedicineRoyal College of Physicians of Ireland

Awards and honors

  1. 2016
    2016 Kern Scholar Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery
  2. 2016
    Achieved Partners in MS Care designation for Mayo ClinicNational Multiple Sclerosis Society
  3. 2011
    Publications Prize in Clinical Neuroscience Irish Institute of Clinical Neuroscience
  4. 2009
    Study Day Oral Presentation Irish Heart Foundation Council on Stroke Study Day 2009
  5. 2008
    Harold Miller Prize 2008Irish Neurological Association
  6. 2006
    Research Grant Mayo Clinic Arizona 2006Mayo Clinic in Arizona
  7. 2004
    Reuben Harvey Prize Royal College of Physicians of Ireland
  8. 2004
    G.B. McHutchinson Bequest Trinity College Dublin
  9. 2004
    FitzPatrick ScholarshipTrinity College Dublin
  10. 2004
    Dr. Norman A. Burton Memorial Prize Trinity College Dublin
  11. 2004
    Arthur Ball PrizeTrinity College Dublin
  12. 2003
    Duke Elder PrizeRoyal College of Ophthalmologists
  13. 2002
    Clinical Presentation Conference WinnerIrish Neurological Association
  14. 2001
    Foundation ScholarshipUniversity of Dublin, Trinity College
  15. 2001
    Andrew Francis Dixon Price University of Dublin, Trinity College

Professional memberships

  1. 2020 - present
    Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Department of Education Administration
  2. 2019 - present
    Neurology Research Committee
  3. 2019 - present
    Steering Committee, Center for Multiple Sclerosis and Autoimmune Neurology
  4. 2017 - present
    University of Iowa/Mayo Clinic Lymhoma SPORE
  5. 2016 - 2017
    Department of Neurology
  6. 2016 - present
    Department of Neurology
  7. 2016 - present
  8. 2008 - present
    American Academy of Neurology (AAN)
  9. 2007 - 2018
    European Stroke Organization
  10. 2006 - present
    Royal College of Physicians of Ireland


Research activities

See a description of research activities.