Bahman Jabbari, MD

Professor Emeritus of Neurology

Departments & Organizations

Neurology: Botulinum Program | Movement Disorders Program

Office of Student Research

Office of Cooperative Research


Dr. Jabbari is the Director of the Division of Parkinson's disease and Movement Disorders, and Director, Botulinum Toxin treatment program. Dr. Jabbari's clinical interests include: Parkinson's disease; pharmacologic treatment and DBS treatment, clinical research Movement disorders; restless legs syndrome, spinocerebellar ataxias/degenerations, gait disorders, dystonias, tremors, Huntington's disease, Tourette syndrome and tardive dyskinesias, treatment of refractory medical and neurological disorders with botulinum toxins; chronic migraine , tardive dyskinesias, spasticity related to stroke, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, focal pain syndromes ( postherpetic or posttraumatic neuralgia, planar faciitis, low back pain, myofacila pain syndrome)

  • Born in Rasht, Iran in 1941
  • Residency in Neurology : Albany , NY 1969-1972
  • Felloship : EEG/EMG : Tulane university 1972-1973
  • Staff Tulane university : New Orleans, LA 1973-1976
  • Staff-Walter Reed Medical Center : Washington DC 1976-1997
  • Chairman Department of Neurology: Uniformed services University, Maryland 1997-2004
  • Chief, division of Pakinson's disease and Movemnt disorders : Yale University: 2004 to present
  • Director, botulinum toxin treatment program : Yale University : 2008 to pesent

Education & Training

MD Tehran University (1966)
Fellow Tulane University School of Medicine
Resident Albany Medical Center

Honors & Recognition

  • Instrucor of the yearUniformed Sevices University (2007)

  • US Army Meritorious service medal US Army (1986)

  • Membership American Neurological AssociationAmerican Academy of Neurology (1986)

  • United States Army "A" designeeUS Army (1986)

  • Superior performance AwardVeterans Administration hospital (1976)

  • Teacher of the YearTulane student's Owl club award (1973)

Professional Service

  • Dean committee on ghost writing

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Contact Info

Bahman Jabbari, MD
Patient Care Location
Yale -Movement DisordersYale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue, Ste Lower Level

New Haven, CT 06519
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Mailing Address
LCI building, 15 York Street
9th Floor

New Haven, CT 06510