Bahman Jabbari MD

Professor of Neurology; Director, Botulinum Toxin treatment program

Biographical Info

Dr. Jabbari is the Director of the Botulinum Toxin Treatment program and a Professor of Neurology. 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 2014
  • 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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