Joohi Jimenez-Shahed, MD
- ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Neurology, Movement Disorders
- ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Neurosurgery
- Hospital Affiliations
- Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
- Mount Sinai Queens
- Mount Sinai Beth Israel
- Mount Sinai West 212-523-8335 212-523-8335
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 and the application of wearables and digital health technologies to the care of patients with Parkinson’s disease.
Dr. Jimenez-Shahed serves as Chair of the Functional Neurosurgical Working Group of the Parkinson Study Group, Chair of the Science Advisory Board for the Davis Phinney Foundation for Parkinson’s, member of the Medical Advisory Board of the Tourette Association of America and past chair of the Medical Advisory Board of the Houston Area Parkinson Society. She is also an investigator with the Huntington Study Group, Dystonia Coalition and TSA International Database of DBS Studies in Tourette syndrome. 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.
Dr. Jimenez-Shahed offers telemedicine appointments when appropriate. Please call her office to schedule a video visit.
Dr. Jimenez-Shahed is registered to provide telehealth services in Florida.
ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS TREATED: Tourette Syndrome, Blepharospasm, Spasticity, Progressive supranuclear palsy, Multiple Systems Atrophy, Lewy Body Dementia
Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
- Benign Essential Tremor
- Botulinum Toxin Injections
- Cervical Dystonia
- Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)
- Hemifacial Spasm
- Huntington's Disease
- Movement Disorders
- Multiple System Atrophy
- Parkinson's Disease
- Restless Legs Syndrome
- Spasmodic Torticollis
- Tardive Dyskinesia
- Wilson's Disease
Neurology, Neuromodulation, Parkinson's Disease
Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals
Duke University Medical Center
Fellowship, Movement Disorders
Baylor College of Medicine
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Below are financial relationships with industry reported by Dr. Jimenez-Shahed during 2021 and/or 2022. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.
- AbbVie Inc.
- CNS Ratings
- CNS Ratings, LLC
- Revance Therapeutics, Inc.
- Spark Therapeutics, Inc.
- Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
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