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Specializes in Neurology • Male

427 Carriage Dr
Beckley, WV 25801
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Dr. Derakhshan's Experience

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Dr. Derakhshan's Specialties

  • Neurology

Procedures Dr. Derakhshan Performs

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation

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Hospital Quality

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Raleigh General Hospital
1710 Harper Road
Beckley, WV 25801
Beckley ARH Hospital
306 Stanaford Road
Beckley, WV 25801

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Appointments & Offices

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Comprehensive Neurology
IRAJ DERAKHSHAN MD
427 Carriage Dr
Beckley, WV 25801
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Comprehensive Neurology
415 Morris St Ste 401
Charleston, WV 25301
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    Dr. Derakhshan's Experience

    Specialties

    • Neurology

    Board Certifications

    • Neurology
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    • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
    • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
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    • Alzheimer's Disease
    • Ataxia
    • Autonomic Disorders
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Injury
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Concussion
    • Convulsions
    • Cranial Trauma
    • Dementia
    • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
    • Dystonia
    • Epilepsy
    • Essential Tremor
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Headache
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
    • Insomnia
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Migraine
    • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
    • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
    • Myasthenia Gravis
    • Myelopathy
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    • Myoclonus
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Polymyositis
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Sleep-Walking
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Stiff-Man Syndrome
    • Stroke
    • Syncope
    • Tourette's Syndrome
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Tremor
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
    • Vertigo
    • Visual Field Defects
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    Background Check for Dr. Derakhshan

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for West Virginia.
    • Disciplinary action in another state  (3/26/2015)
    • Action Taken: Reprimand
    • Summary: Dr. Iraj Derakhshan; License # MD33728; NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician had disciplinary action taken by the West Virginia Board of Medicine based on unprofessional conduct and HIPAA violations. ACTION TAKEN: The physician was issued a reprimand by the District of Columbia Board of Medicine.
    • State: District of Columbia
    • Professional Misconduct  (9/16/2014)
    • Action Taken: Reprimand
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: West Virginia
    • Disciplinary action in another state  (1/11/2006)
    • Action Taken: Revocation
    • Summary: Dr Iraj Derakhshan; License # 35037499

      Nature of Complaint:

      The Physician has been the subject of disciplinary action in another state.

      The Physician has been discipined in the State of West Virginia.

      Action Taken:

      The Board has Revoked the Physician's license to practice medicine in the State of Ohio.

      January 20, 2006-Appeal Filed

      The Physician has filed an appeal.

      March 9, 2007-Court Action

      The Frnaklin County Court of Common Pleas dismissed the Physician's appeal of the Board's January 11, 2006 Order.

      April 2, 2007-Court Action

      The Physician has filed a Notice of Appeal to the Tenth District Court of Appeals.

      October 30, 2007-Court Action

      The Tenth District Court of Appeals reversed the judgment of the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas which had dismissed the physician's appeal of the 01-01-2006 board order and remanded the matter to the Court of Common Pleas for consideration of the appeal.

      December 11, 2007-Court Action

      The Tenth District Court of Appeals denied the board's request for reconsideration of the court's decision of 10-30-2007.

      April 14, 2008-Court Action

      The Franklin County Court of Common Pleas remanded the matter to the board for consideration of the appropriate sanction in light of the 10-30-2007 decision of the Tenth District Court of Appeals.

      May 14, 2008-Consent Agreement

      The board has Permanently Limited and Restricted the physician's license to practice medicine in the State of Ohio as follows:

      • The physician shall not examine more than twenty-five patients in a twenty-four hour period excluding patients the physician visits or treats in any hospital.
    • State: Ohio

    1 Board Action

    • Professional Misconduct  (7/31/2010)
    • Action Taken: Fine
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: West Virginia
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    TEHERAN UNIVERSITY / FACULTY OF MEDICINE
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Derakhshan & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Derakhshan's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Raleigh General Hospital

    • Beckley ARH Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Derakhshan

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Derakhshan to family and friends

    26 responses
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    26 responses
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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 25 responses
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    Experience with Dr. Derakhshan
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    26 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    26 responses
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    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    26 responses
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    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    26 responses
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    Office Locations

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    Comprehensive Neurology
    IRAJ DERAKHSHAN MD
    427 Carriage Dr
    Beckley, WV 25801
    (304) 253-7097 (Office)
    (304) 461-0478 (Fax)
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    Comprehensive Neurology
    415 Morris St Ste 401
    Charleston, WV 25301
    (304) 343-4098 (Office)
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