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Payam Mohassel, M.D.

Payam Mohassel, M.D.

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  • Associate Professor of Neurology

Languages: English, Farsi


Muscular Dystrophies, Neurology, Neuromuscular Medicine more

Research Interests

translational studies on neuromuscular disorders

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Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

Appointment Phone: 410-614-4278
601 N. Caroline St.
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-614-4278 | Fax: 410-955-1961


Neurologist Payam Mohassel specializes in myopathies, muscular dystrophies and other hereditary neuromuscular disorders. Dr. Mohassel obtained his medical degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, where he remained for a medical internship, residency training in neurology and clinical fellowship training in neuromuscular medicine. He then joined the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke neurogenetics branch as a clinical research fellow. 

Dr. Mohassel’s research focuses on translational studies on neuromuscular disorders, and it spans gene discovery efforts, mechanistic studies to identify therapeutic targets and early phase interventional clinical trials. more


  • Associate Professor of Neurology

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  • MD; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2009)


  • Neurology; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2013)


  • Neuromuscular Medicine; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2014)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry And Neurology (Neurology) (2014)
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Neuromuscular Medicine) (2016)
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