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Neurology

Houston, Texas

The Cullen Building at Baylor College of Medicine.
Department of Neurology
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Yadollah Harati, M.D.

Professor of Neurology

Director, Neuromuscular Disease Center

Clinical Service Area

Neurology

Specialty

ALS
Autonomic Function Testing
Neuromuscular Diseases
Myasthenia Gravis
Muscular Dystrophy
Neuropathies

Board Certification

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neuromuscular Medicine
United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties, Autonomic Disorders

Clinic Appointments

713-798-7411

Consult

713-798-7411

Medical School

M.D., University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

Internship

St. Vincent Charity Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio

Residency

Neurology, University of Nebraska College of Medicine, Omaha, Neb.
Neurology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Clinical Fellowship

Neuromuscular Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Clinic Location

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

Clinical Interests

Neuromuscular disorders, nerve biopsy, nerve pathology, muscle biopsy, muscle pathology, neuropathy, inflammatory neuropathy, diabetic neuropathy, peripheral neuropathy (diabetes, immune-mediated, toxic), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, myopathy, metabolic myopathy, inflammatory myopathy and myasthenia gravis, disorders of autonomic nervous system, polymyositis, autonomic function testing

Research Interests

Neuromuscular therapy, peripheral neuropathies, ALS, neuromuscular pathology, myasthenia gravis

Contact Information

Yadollah Harati, M.D.
Department of Neurology
Baylor College of Medicine
One Baylor Plaza, MS NB302
Houston, Texas 77030

Tel: 713-798-7411
Fax: 713-798-8573
Email:

Journal Publications (Selected out of 71)

  • Strutt AM, Palcic J, Wager JG, Titus C, Macadam C, Brown J, et al. Cognition, behavior, and respiratory function in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. ISRN Neurol. 2012;2012:912123. [View journal article]
  • Killian JM, Smyth S, Guerra R, Adhikari I, Harati Y. Comparison of sudomotor and sensory nerve testing in painful sensory neuropathies. J Clin Neuromuscul Dis. 2011;12(3):138-42. [View journal article]
  • Jawaid A, Murthy SB, Wilson AM, Qureshi SU, Amro MJ, Wheaton M, et al. A decrease in body mass index is associated with faster progression of motor symptoms and shorter survival in ALS. Amyotroph Lateral Scler. 2010;11(6):542-8. [View journal article]
  • Lepow L, Van Sweringen J, Strutt AM, Jawaid A, MacAdam C, Harati Y, et al. Frontal and temporal lobe involvement on verbal fluency measures in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. J Clin Exp Neuropsychol. 2010;32(9):913-22. [View journal article]
  • Izadyar S, Kwan JY, Gundogdu BM, Phan CL, Harati Y. Mutilating acral ulcers: the spectrum of differential diagnosis. J Clin Neuromuscul Dis. 2009;10(3):126-34. [View journal article]
  • Tsuda H, Han SM, Yang Y, Tong C, Lin YQ, Mohan K, et al. The amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 8 protein VAPB is cleaved, secreted, and acts as a ligand for Eph receptors. Cell. 2008;133(6):963-77. [View journal article]
  • Harati Y. Diabetic neuropathies: unanswered questions. Neurol Clin. 2007;25(1):303-17. [View journal article]
  • Izadyar S, Kwan JY, Harati Y. Myeloneuropathic presentation of spinal epidural lipomatosis. J Clin Neuromuscul Dis. 2006;7(3):133-40. [View journal article]
  • Murtagh B, Wadia Y, Messner G, Allison P, Harati Y, Delgado R. West Nile virus infection after cardiac transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2005;24(6):774-6. [View journal article]
  • Andersen PM, Sims KB, Xin WW, Kiely R, O'Neill G, Ravits J, et al. Sixteen novel mutations in the Cu/Zn superoxide dismutase gene in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: a decade of discoveries, defects and disputes. Amyotroph Lateral Scler Other Motor Neuron Disord. 2003;4(2):62-73. [View journal article]

Books and Volumes

  • Harati Y. Peripheral neuropathies. Neurologic clinics. Vol. 25. Philadelphia: Saunders; 2007.
  • Pourmand R, Harati Y. Neuromuscular disorders. Advances in neurology. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2002.
  • Rolak LA, Harati Y, editors. Neuroimmunology for the clinician. Boston: Butterworth-Heinemann; 1997.

Poster and Platform Presentations (Selected out of 25)

  • Patton E, Phan CL, Harati Y. CMT and tremor — is it really CMT? J Clin Neuromuscular Disease. 2011;12:179-80. [View platform presentation]
  • Patton E, Phan CL, Harati Y. Unusual case of myasthenia gravis and high white blood cell count. J Clin Neuromuscular Disease. 2011;12:188. [View platform presentation]
  • Phan CL, Lai E, Harati Y. A 65 year old female with subacute onset of limb weakness. J Clin Neuromuscular Disease. 2011;12:185. [View platform presentation]
  • Phan CL, Patton E, Harati Y. A case of the dancer who can no longer dance. J Clin Neuromuscular Disease. 2011;12:195. [View platform presentation]
  • Phan CL, Patton E, Harati Y. Legs weakness, isolated quadriceps atrophy and elevated CPK. J Clin Neuromuscular Disease. 2011;12:183-4. [View poster]
  • Jawaid A, Murthy S, Wilson A, Qureshi S, Amro M, Wheaton M, et al. A decrease in body mass index is associated with faster progression of motor symptoms and shorter survival in ALS. Neurology. 2010;74(9 Suppl 2):A207-8. [View poster]
  • Patton Jr E, Phan CL, Harati Y. Unusual case of a brachial plexus disorder. J Clin Neuromuscular Disease. 2010;11:177-8. [View platform presentation]
  • Phan CL, Patton E, Harati Y. A 32-year-old male with predominantly distal weakness, atrophy and myotonia. J Clin Neuromuscular Disease. 2010;11:169. [View platform presentation]
  • Phan CL, Patton E, Tran L, Harati Y. A case of myopathy associated with monoclonal gammopathy. J Clin Neuromuscular Disease. 2010;11:170. [View platform presentation]
  • Ansari S, Smyth S, Harati Y. Anesthesiologist with muscle cramps. J Clin Neuromuscular Disease. 2009;10:149.

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