Dr. Jahannaz Dastgir, DO

Dr. Jahannaz Dastgir, DO

Neuromuscular Medicine | Female | 37 years old

Dr. Jahannaz Dastgir is an Assistant Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics of the Division of Child Neurology. Dr. Dastgir completed her medical training at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, her pediatrics training at the University of Connecticut, child neurology fellowship at Boston Children's Hospital, and neuromuscular sub-specialty training at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham Women's Hospital. She then went onto a three-year clinical research fellowship in neuromuscular and neurogenetic disorders of childhood at the National Institutes of Health, where she gained experience in clinical trials and translational research. Disorders treated: Childhood onset motor neuron disorders, myopathies, muscular dystrophies, neuromuscular junction disorders, neuropathies, movement disorders, and hereditary spastic paraplegias. Diagnostic tests performed: Electromyography and Nerve Conduction Studies; Muscle UltrasoundRead more

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Specialties

  • Neuromuscular Medicine
  • Pediatric Neurology

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  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
  • Neuromuscular Medicine

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  • Dystonia
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Tremor

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  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)

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  • Medical School
    Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

    Graduated in 2004

  • Residency Hospital
    Boston Children's Hospital

    Completed in 2010

    Connecticut Children's Medical Center

    Completed in 2007

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    Brigham and Women's Hospital

    Completed in 2011

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Dr. Jahannaz Dastgir is an Assistant Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics of the Division of Child Neurology. Dr. Dastgir completed her medical training at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, her pediatrics training at the University of Connecticut, child neurology fellowship at Boston Children's Hospital, and neuromuscular sub-specialty training at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham Women's Hospital.

She then went onto a three-year clinical research fellowship in neuromuscular and neurogenetic disorders of childhood at the National Institutes of Health, where she gained experience in clinical trials and translational research.

Disorders treated: Childhood onset motor neuron disorders, myopathies, muscular dystrophies, neuromuscular junction disorders, neuropathies, movement disorders, and hereditary spastic paraplegias.

Diagnostic tests performed: Electromyography and Nerve Conduction Studies; Muscle Ultrasound