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Neurology

Houston, Texas

The Cullen Building at Baylor College of Medicine.
Department of Neurology
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Joohi Jimenez-Shahed, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Clinical Service Area

Neurology

Specialty

Parkinson's Disease
Tremors
Movement Disorders

Board Certification

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology

Clinic Appointments

713-798-7438

Consult

713-798-7438

Medical School

M.D., Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Internship

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Residency

Neurology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C.

Clinical Fellowship

Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Clinic Location

Baylor Neurology
Smith Tower
6550 Fannin, Suite 1801
Houston, Texas 77030

Contact Information

Joohi Jimenez-Shahed, M.D.
Department of Neurology
Baylor College of Medicine
One Baylor Plaza, MS NB302
Houston, Texas 77030

Tel: 713-798-7438
Fax: 713-798-6808
Email:

Journal Publications (Selected out of 19)

  • Jankovic J, Jimenez-Shahed J, Brown LW. A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of topiramate in the treatment of Tourette syndrome. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2010;81(1):70-3. [View journal article]
  • Deng H, Le W, Shahed J, Xie W, Jankovic J. Mutation analysis of the parkin and PINK1 genes in American caucasian early-onset Parkinson disease families. Neurosci Lett. 2008;430(1):18-22. [View journal article]
  • Kenney C, Kuo SH, Jimenez-Shahed J. Tourette's syndrome. Am Fam Physician. 2008;77(5):651-8. [View journal article]
  • Cheung MY, Shahed J, Jankovic J. Malignant Tourette syndrome. Mov Disord. 2007;22(12):1743-50. [View journal article]
  • Diamond A, Shahed J, Jankovic J. The effects of subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation on parkinsonian tremor. J Neurol Sci. 2007;260(1-2):199-203. [View journal article]
  • Poysky J, Jimenez-Shahed J. Reply: Patient selection and assessment recommendations for deep brain stimulation in Tourette syndrome. Mov Disord. 2007;22(9):1366-7. [View journal article]
  • Shahed J, Jankovic J. Exploring the relationship between essential tremor and Parkinson's disease. Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2007;13(2):67-76. [View journal article]
  • Shahed J, Poysky J, Kenney C, Simpson R, Jankovic J. GPi deep brain stimulation for Tourette syndrome improves tics and psychiatric comorbidities. Neurology. 2007;68(2):159-60. [View journal article]
  • Diamond A, Shahed J, Azher S, Dat-Vuong K, Jankovic J. Globus pallidus deep brain stimulation in dystonia. Mov Disord. 2006;21(5):692-5. [View journal article]
  • Shahed J, Jankovic J. Re-emergence of childhood stuttering in Parkinson's disease: a hypothesis. Mov Disord. 2001;16(1):114-8. [View journal article]

Book Chapters and Other Publications

  • Jimenez-Shahed J, Jankovic J. Childhood movement disorders. In: Gilman S, editor. Neurology-Medlink. Arbor Publishing, La Jolla, CA; 2012. Annual updates 2007-. Available from: http://www.medlink.com/cip.asp?UID=mlt002k8&src=Search&ref=22473406. [View online multimedia]
  • Shahed J, Jankovic J. Introduction to dystonia. In: Stacy M, editor. Handbook of dystonia. 2nd ed. New York: Taylor & Francis Group; 2012. (in press).
  • Shahed J, Jankovic J. An elderly lady with ataxia and neuropathy. In: Reich SG, editor. Movement disorders: 100 instructive cases. London: Martin Dunitz Ltd; 2008.
  • Shahed J, Jankovic J. Internet dyskinesia in Parkinson's disease. In: Reich SG, editor. Movement disorders: 100 instructive cases. London: Martin Dunitz Ltd; 2008.
  • Shahed J, Jankovic J. Introduction to dystonia. In: Stacy M, editor. Handbook of dystonia. New York: Informa Healthcare; 2007.
  • Shahed J, Jankovic J. Motor symptoms in Parkinson's disease. In: Koller WC, Melamed E, editors. Parkinson's disease and related disorders. Handbook of clinical neurology. 3rd ed. Vol. 1. Amsterdam: ElsevierAminoff, M. J.; 2007. p. 329-342.

Poster and Platform Presentations (Selected out of 39)

  • Jimenez-Shahed J, Waln O. Use of interleaving in deep brain stimulator programming in patients with movement disorders. Neurology. 2014;82(Meeting Abstracts 1):P6.076.
  • Shah DP, Jimenez-Shahed J. Clinical manifestations of tolerance to deep brain stimulation. Neurology. 2014;82(Meeting Abstracts 1):P6.075.
  • Waln O, Jimenez-Shahed J. Clinical significance of abnormal electrode impedance readings in deep brain stimulation for treatment of movement disorders. Neurology. 2014;82(Meeting Abstracts 1):P6.077. [Previously Presented]
  • Wijemanne S, Waln O, Jimenez-Shahed J. Concurrent bilateral Vim and STN DBS in a patient with ET/PD. Neurology. 2014;82(Meeting Abstracts 1):P7.055.
  • Waln O, Jimenez-Shahed J. Clinical significance of abnormal electrode impedance readings in deep brain stimulation for treatment of movement disorders. Mov Disord. 2013;28(10):e3. [View poster]
  • Waln O, Jimenez-Shahed J. Constant voltage versus constant current deep brain stimulation: Is impedance fluctuation significant to favor constant current stimulation? Mov Disord. 2013;28(10):e3. [View poster]
  • Patel N, Ondo W, Jimenez-Shahed J. A case control series of thalamic DBS in patients with demyelinating neuropathy and medication refractory tremors. Presented at the Movement Disorder Society (MDS), 17th International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders in Sydney, Australia (June 16-20, 2013). [View poster]
  • Patel N, Richter A, Donovan D, Jimenez-Shahed J. Unilateral ventral intermediate deep brain stimulation improves spasmodic dysphonia. Presented at the Movement Disorder Society (MDS), 17th International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders in Sydney, Australia (June 16-20, 2013). [View poster]
  • Kagnoff M, Jimenez Shahed J. Improvement in cortical myoclonus in a patient with VIM deep brain stimulation for essential tremor. Neurology. 2013;80(Meeting Abstracts 1):P07.202. [View poster]
  • Patel N, Jimenez Shahed J. Simultaneous improvement of tics and drug-induced parkinsonism after Gpi DBS: A case report. Neurology. 2013;80(Meeting Abstracts 1):IN11-1.006. [View poster]

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