Jahannaz Dastgir, DO

Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology

Jahannaz Dastgir, DO

Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology

Specialties: Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology, Pediatric Neurology, Neuromuscular MedicineMore specialties

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180 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032

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About Jahannaz Dastgir, DO

Dr. Jahannaz Dastgir is an Assistant Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics of the Division of Child Neurology. Dr. Dastgir completed her medical training at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, her pediatrics training at the University of Connecticut, child neurology fellowship at Boston Children's Hospital, and neuromuscular sub-specialty training at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham Women's Hospital.

She then went onto a three-year clinical research fellowship in neuromuscular and neurogenetic disorders of childhood at the National Institutes of Health, where she gained experience in clinical trials and translational research.

Disorders treated: Childhood onset motor neuron disorders, myopathies, muscular dystrophies, neuromuscular junction disorders, neuropathies, movement disorders, and hereditary spastic paraplegias.

Diagnostic tests performed: Electromyography and Nerve Conduction Studies; Muscle Ultrasound

Board Certifications

  • Child Neurology
  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
  • Neuromuscular Medicine


  • Botulinum Toxin (Botox Injection)
  • Hereditary spastic paraplegias
  • Movement Disorder
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Myopathy
  • Neuromuscular junction disorders
  • Neuropathy


  • Residency: Connecticut Children's Medical Center
  • Residency: Boston Children's Hospital
  • Fellowship: Brigham and Women's Hospital

Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

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