Dr Mahmood Akhavi | Garland, TX


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Dr Mahmood Akhavi

Dr Mahmood Akhavi – Persian / Iranian Neurologist Doctor in Garland, Texas

Dr Mahmood Akhavi is a neurologist in Garland, Texas. He received his medical degree from Tehran University of Medical Sciences School of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years.

What Procedures Has Dr Akhavi Performed?

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Electrophysiology Study

An electrophysiology study maps the heart’s electrical activity to diagnose abnormal heart rhythms (arrhythmias). For testing, a small tube (sheath) is inserted into a blood vessel at the neck, groin or arm, and wire electrodes are threaded to the heart.

Electroencephalogram (EEG)

An EEG is a noninvasive test to detect changes in the electrical activity of the brain. Performed using small electrodes attached to the scalp, EEG helps diagnose epilepsy, brain tumours and other brain disorders.

Patients’ Experience with Dr Akhavi

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Education & Medical Training Dr Mahmood Akhavi

Certifications & Licensure

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
    Certified in Neurology
  • TX State Medical License
    Active through 2019

Publications & Presentations

  • Alpert, J. N., Armbrust, C. A., Akhavi, M., Stamatiou, E. S., Killian, J. M., De Shazo, M. “Glossopharyngeal neuralgia, asystole, and seizures..” Arch Neurol
  • Niman, H. L., Akhavi, M., Gardner, M. B., Stephenson, J. R., Roy-Burman, P. “Differential expression of two distinct endogenous retrovirus genomes in developing tissues of the domestic cat..” J Natl Cancer Inst