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Pegah Dehghan, M.D.

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Languages: English, Farsi


Muscular Diseases, Neuromuscular Disease, Neuromuscular Medicine, Orthostatic Intolerance, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) more


Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Phone: 410-550-5299 | Fax: 410-550-1345

Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station

Appointment Phone: 443-997-6754
10803 Falls Road
Pavilion III, Suite 2100
Lutherville, MD 21093 map


Dr. Pegah Dehghan is rehabilitation physician specializing in neuromuscular rehabilitation and postural ortostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS). She is trained in electrodiagnostic medicine and muscle biopsy. 

Dr. Dehghan completed her physical medicine and rehabilitation residency at Montefiore Medical Center in 2015, followed by muscular dystrophy fellowship at Kennedy Krieger Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Dr. Dehghan has also been designing, implementing and participating in clinical trials in muscular dystrophy for more than 2 years.

Dr. Dehghan became interested in orthostatic intolerance and POTS during her fellowship training, having allocated part of the training to learn about the syndrome. She has presented her research at national conferences. more

Departments / Divisions



  • MD; Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences (2005)


  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; Montefiore Medical Center (2015)


  • Neurology; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2018)
  • Muscular Dystrophy; Kennedy Krieger Institute (2018)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehab (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation) (2016)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Ulnar Nerve Entrapment at the Wrist (Guyon’s Canal) a Chapter in Musculoskeletal Sports and Spine Disorders, Conditions: A Comprehensive Guide, Publisher: Springer

Weightlifting in Adaptive Sports a Chapter in Adaptive Sports Medicine, Conditions: A Clinical Guide, Publisher: Springer

Activities & Honors


  • Leo M. Davidoff Society Award, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, 2015


  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R)
  • American of Academic of Physiatrists (AAP)

Patient Ratings & Comments

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