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Nizar Chahin, M.D.

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  • Assistant Professor of Neurology, School of Medicine

Expertise

  • Neurology

Special focus

  • Dermatomyositis
  • Inclusion Body Myositis
  • Inflammatory Myopathies
  • Myopathy
  • Polymyositis

Locations and contact

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About me

Dr. Chahin, having trained in three fellowships at mayo clinic and having been on staff for many years at both university of North Carolina and Connecticut, has extensive expertise in diagnosing and treating patients with diverse neuromuscular disorders (disorders that affect muscle or nerves or the connection between muscle and nerves). His main interest is in diagnosing and treating patients with inflammatory myopathy, a disease that causes inflammation in the muscle.

In his spare time, Dr Chahin enjoys spending time with his family.

Education and training

  • Residency

    • University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
  • Fellowship

    • -Muscle disease fellowship, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, 2003-2005
    • -Peripheral nerve disease fellowship, Mayo clinic, Rochester, MN, 2005-2006
    • -EMG fellowship, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, 2006-2007
  • Certifications

    • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
    • Clinical neurophysiology
    • Neuromuscular medicine
    • Clinical neuromuscular pathology

Memberships and associations:

  • American Academy of Neurology
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Ratings and reviews

Overall: 4.7 out of 5 (311 Ratings, 123 Reviews)

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