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Nizar Chahin, MD

Assistant Professor

Curriculum Vitae

Department of Neurology

Neurology, Adult Neurology
Neurology, EMG-Nerve Conduction Studies
Neurology, Neuromuscular Disorders - Adult

Pathological studies of muscle disease, diagnosis and treatment of myopathies, diagnosis and treament of neuropathies associated with monoclonal gammopathy.

Special Interests:
Neuromuscular disorders, myopathy, muscle biopsy and pathology, clinical neurophysiology (EMG-NCV)
Clinical Appointment Phone:  919-966-4401
Fax:  919-966-2922
Work Phone:  919-966-8168

Nizar Chahin, MD

Psychiatry and Neurology - Board Certified  (2001)
Clinical Neurophysiology - Board Certified
EMG - Board Certified

Education and Training
Medical School: MD, Damascus University, Syria, 1986 - 1992
Internship: Brookdale University Hospital, Brooklyn NY, 1996 - 1997
Area: Medicine
Residency and Chief Resident: University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, 1997 - 2000
Area: Neurology
Fellowship: Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN, 2003 - 2005
Area: Neuromuscular
  Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN, 2005 - 2006
Area: Peripheral nerve
  Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN, 2006 - 2007
Area: Clinical neurophysiology/EMG

Physician Referral:
You can request a physician referral by calling UNC HealthLink at (919) 966-7890,
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.