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Joohi Jimenez-Shahed, MD Email Joohi Jimenez-Shahed

Neurology
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    • Positions
    • SENIOR FACULTY | Neurology
    • SENIOR FACULTY | Neurosurgery
    • Specialty
    • Neurology
    • Language
    • English
    • Hospital Affiliations
    • Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Mount Sinai West
    • Mount Sinai Queens
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital
    • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
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Dr. Jimenez-Shahed is an Associate Professor of Neurology and Medical Director, Movement Disorders Neuromodulation and Brain Circuit Therapeutics.  After completing her undergraduate degree at Washington University in St. Louis, Dr. Jimenez-Shahed received her medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) and Neurology residency training at Duke University Medical Center. She then completed a fellowship in Movement Disorders at the Parkinson’s Disease Center and Movement Disorders Clinical (PDCMDC) at BCM. Her research interests lie in investigating the intraoperative neurophysiology of patients undergoing deep brain stimulation (DBS) for movement disorders.

Dr. Jimenez-Shahed serves as Chair of the Functional Neurosurgical Working Group of the Parkinson Study Group, and is the lead investigator for RAD-PD: a national quality improvement registry for patients undergoing DBS surgery for Parkinson’s disease. She is also an investigator with the Huntington Study Group, Dystonia Coalition and TSA International Database of DBS Studies in Tourette syndrome. She currently serves on the Science Advisory Board of the Davis Phinney Foundation and the Medical Advisory Board of the Tourette Association of America and has chaired the Medical Advisory Board for the Houston Area Parkinson Society. She has served as Principal Investigator for industry-sponsored and investigator-initiated clinical trials and has authored several papers and book chapters.

She is the recipient of the Roy H. Cullen Quality of Life Award (Houston Area Parkinson Society), the Rising Star Clinician Award (BCM), the Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. Faculty Excellence Award in Teaching and Evaluation (BCM) and the Healthcare Heroes Award for Outstanding Health Care Practitioner (Houston Business Journal). She was recognized as a Woman of Excellence at BCM and is a 2018 graduate of the inaugural Women Leading in Neurology program of the American Academy of Neurology.

Certification

Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Clinical Focus

Research Topics

Neurology, Neuromodulation, Parkinson's Disease

Education

Internship, Transitional
Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals

Residency, Neurology
Duke University Medical Center

Fellowship, Movement Disorder
Baylor College of Medicine

Language

English