Bahman Jabbari MD

Professor of Neurology; Director, Division of Parkinson's disease and Movement Disorders; Director, Botulinum Toxin treatment program

Biographical Info

Dr. Jabbari is the Director of the Division of Parkinson's disease and Movement Disorders, and Director, Botulinum Toxin treatment program. Dr. Jabbari's clinical interests include: Parkinson's disease; pharmacologic treatment and DBS treatment, clinical research Movement disorders; restless legs syndrome, spinocerebellar ataxias/degenerations, gait disorders, dystonias, tremors, Huntington's disease, Tourette syndrome and tardive dyskinesias, treatment of refractory medical and neurological disorders with botulinum toxins; chronic migraine , tardive dyskinesias, spasticity related to stroke, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, focal pain syndromes ( postherpetic or posttraumatic neuralgia, planar faciitis, low back pain, myofacila pain syndrome)

  • Born in Rasht, Iran in 1941
  • Residency in Neurology : Albany , NY 1969-1972
  • Felloship : EEG/EMG : Tulane university 1972-1973
  • Staff Tulane university : New Orleans, LA 1973-1976
  • Staff-Walter Reed Medical Center : Washington DC 1976-1997
  • Chairman Department of Neurology: Uniformed services University, Maryland 1997-2004
  • Chief, division of Pakinson's disease and Movement disorders : Yale University: 2004 to present
  • Director, botulinum toxin treatment program : Yale University : 2008 to pesent

Education & Training

Tehran University (1966)
Albany Medical Center, Neurology (1969 - 1972)
Tulane University School of Medicine, Clinical Electroencephalography/Clinical Neurophysiology(EEG/EMG) (1972 - 1973)
Board Certification
Neurology, Board Certified  (1976)

Honors & Recognition

  • Superior performance Award
    Veterans Administration hospital (1976)
  • Membership American Neurological Association
    American Academy of Neurology (1986)
  • United States Army "A" designee
    US Army (1986)
  • Teacher of the Year
    Tulane student's Owl club award (1973)
  • US Army Meritorious service medal
    US Army (1986)
  • Instrucor of the year
    Uniformed Sevices University (2007)

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