Bahman Jabbari, MD

Professor Emeritus of Neurology

Departments & Organizations

Neurology: Movement Disorders

Office of Cooperative Research


Dr. Jabbari is a Professor Emeritus of Neurology. Dr. Jabbari's clinical interests include: Parkinson's disease; pharmacologic treatment and DBS treatment, clinical research Movement disorders; restless legs syndrome, spinocerebellar ataxias/degenerations, gait disorders, dystonias, tremors, Huntington's disease, Tourette syndrome and tardive dyskinesias, treatment of refractory medical and neurological disorders with botulinum toxins; chronic migraine , tardive dyskinesias, spasticity related to stroke, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, focal pain syndromes ( postherpetic or posttraumatic neuralgia, planar faciitis, low back pain, myofacila pain syndrome)

  • Born in Rasht, Iran in 1941
  • Residency in Neurology : Albany , NY 1969-1972
  • Felloship : EEG/EMG : Tulane university 1972-1973
  • Staff Tulane university : New Orleans, LA 1973-1976
  • Staff-Walter Reed Medical Center : Washington DC 1976-1997
  • Chairman Department of Neurology: Uniformed services University, Maryland 1997-2004
  • Chief, division of Pakinson's disease and Movement disorders : Yale University: 2004 to 2014
  • Director, botulinum toxin treatment program : Yale University : 2008 to 2015

Education & Training

MD Tehran University (1966)
Fellow Tulane University School of Medicine
Resident Albany Medical Center

Honors & Recognition

  • Instructor of the yearUniformed Services University (2007)

  • US Army Meritorious service medal US Army (1986)

  • Membership American Neurological AssociationAmerican Academy of Neurology (1986)

  • United States Army "A" designeeUS Army (1986)

  • Superior performance AwardVeterans Administration hospital (1976)

  • Teacher of the YearTulane student's Owl club award (1973)

Professional Service

  • Dean committee on ghost writing

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Contact Info

Bahman Jabbari, MD
Patient Care Location
Yale -Movement DisordersYale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue, Ste Lower Level

New Haven, CT 06519
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Mailing Address
NeurologyLCI building, 15 York Street
9th Floor

New Haven, CT 06510