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Bahman Jabbari, MD

Professor Emeritus of Neurology

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Bahman Jabbari, MD

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Dr. Jabbari is a Professor Emeritus 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 2015

Education & Training

  • Fellow
    Tulane University School of Medicine (1973)
  • Resident
    Albany Medical Center (1972)
  • MD
    Tehran University (1966)


  • Board Certification
    AB of Psychiatry & Neurology, Neurology (1976)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Instructor of the yearUniformed Services University2007
US Army Meritorious service medalUS Army1986
Membership American Neurological AssociationAmerican Academy of Neurology1986
United States Army "A" designeeUS Army1986
Superior performance AwardVeterans Administration hospital1976
Teacher of the YearTulane student's Owl club award1973

Professional Service

Dean committee on ghost writing

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