East Dallas Neurological

NEUROLOGY/SLEEP MEDICINE

CV

Amir Torabi, M.D.

2540 N. Galloway Ave, #105Mesquite, TX 75150

Tel: 972-677-7157 Fax: 972-677-7029

 

Employment:

Dec 09- Current            Private Neurologist

                                    East Dallas Neurological Services,    

Jan 05- Nov 09             Private Neurologist

                                     NE Alabama Neurological Services                                    

Feb05-Nov 09              Regional Medical Center. Anniston/Alabama

Feb05-nov09                Stringfellow Memorial Hospital, Anniston/Alabama                                  

 Hospital Affiliation

Texas Regional Medical Center at Sunnyvale, Dec 09- Current

Baylor Medical Center at Garland, April 2010- Current

Dallas Regional Medical Center, Dec 09-Current

RESIDENCY & FELLOWSHIP: 

July 04- Jan 05           Neurophysiology Fellowship

                             University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas

                                    Dallas, Texas 

July ’01 - July ’04         Resident, Neurology

                                   University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas

                                   Dallas, Texas 

July ’00 - June ’01        Resident, Internal Medicine

                                   Texas Tech University Health Science Center

                                   Odessa, Texas

 

June ’95 - Oct ’99        Practice in Internal Medicine, Primary Care

                                   Tehran, Zahedan & Javanrood, Iran

 

EDUCATION:             

Oct ’87 - May ’95         M.D., Doctor of Medicine

                                   Tehran University of Medical Science

                                   Tehran, Iran

LICENSURE & CERTIFICATION:

2009                            Sleep Medicine board certified by ABPN 

2009-current                Texas Medical Board

2005                            Neurology board certified by ABPN

2004 -current               Medical Licensure in Alabama

2002                            USMLE, Step III

1998                            USMLE, Step II, score 91

1997                            USMLE, Step I, score 92

 HONORS & AWARDS:

2012                             Certificate of Excellence by Baylor Medical Center at Garland

2004                              Scholarship for attendance in American Academy of Neurology 

2004                              Award of Excellence in Neuroscience by TEVA

2004                              Second Place, Victor & Rivera Neurology Award

2003                              First Place, Victor & Rivera Neurology Award 

2002, 2003 & 2004        Achieved highest In-Service Exam score in Neurology, UTSW

2000 - 2001                  Achieved highest In-Service Exam score in Internal Medicine, TX Tech

1995                              Graduated in Top One Percentile (1%) from Tehran University

 

PRESENTATIONS:

May 2013                      Stroke Grand Round, Baylor Medical Center at Garland, TX

April 2010                       Local Presentation at Dallas Regional Medical Center     

                                      Update in Management of Ischemic Stroke 

March 2010                     Mesquite Community Lecture

                                       Prevention of Ischemic Stroke

July 2008                         Local CME presentation at Regional Medical Center (RMC)

                                       Update in management of acute ischemic stroke 

Sept 2005                        Local CME presentation at Regional Medical Center, Anniston, AL                  

                                       Pitfalls in management of ischemic stroke   

Feb 2005                         27th Carrell-Krousen Symposium of Neuromuscular Diseases, Dallas

                                     Inflammatory Myopathy in ALS  

Oct 2003                       Neurology Grand Round Presentation, UTSW, Dallas, TX 

                                     Unusual Manifestation of CJD 

Aug 2002                      Pediatric Neurology Lecture, UTSW, Dallas, TX

                                    Vertigo in Children 

June 2002                     Journal Club Presentation, UTSW, Dallas, TX

                                    Homocystein & Dementia 

April 2002                    Neurology Grand Round Presentation, UTSW, Dallas, TX

                                    Paroxysmal Dyskinesias

 

PUBLICATIONS:                

 Torabi, A:  Bilateral medial medullary stroke, a challenge in early diagnosis, Case Reports in Neurological Medicine, 2013, ID 274373

http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/274373 

Lazaridis C, Torabi A, Cannon S: Bilateral third nerve palsy and temporal arteritis,   Archives of Neurology , 2005 62 (11):1766-1768  

Torabi A, Patel RK, Wolfe GI, Hughes CS, Mendelson DB, Trivedi, JR:  Traverse myelitis in  systemic sclerosis.  Archives of Neurology, 2004, 61(1): 129-130. 

Torabi A, Quiceno M, Mendelson DB, Powell CM:  Multilevel spinal cord neurocysticercosis with eosinophilic meningitis. Archives of Neurology, 2004, 61(5): 770-772  

Chen C,  Scheufele M,  Sheth M, Torabi A, Hogan N, Frohman EM: Isolated relative afferent pupillary defect secondary to contralateral midbrain compression, Archives of Neurology , 2004, 61(9): 1451-1453 

Torabi A,  and Lohrasbi. A, M.D., Review of Testicular Tumors in Sina Hospital in Tehran, 1999.  (Persian) Tehran University Press #15695.