Department of Neurology

Faculty- Naeem Mahfooz, M.D.

Assistant Professor                                                                                                              
 Dr. Mahfooz

Special Interests

Epilepsy medical management
Epilepsy surgery
Tuberous sclerosis
Neonatal EEG
Vagal nerve stimulator
Cortical mapping
Invasive EEG (Subdural grids, Stereo-EEG)
Evoked Potentials


M.B.B.S: King Edward Medical University, Lahore, Pakistan 2001-2006
Residency: University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 2010-2015 

Fellowship: Neurophysiology, EEG & Epilepsy 2016-Present , ACGME Accredited Clinical Epilepsy 2015-2016, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 


Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) Certification 2007
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology 2015
American Board of Epilepsy 2016
BLS for Health care providers (CPR&AED) by American Heart Association
PALS for Health care providers by American Heart Association

Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) by American Academy of Pediatrics'

Professional Associations

Member American Epilepsy Society (AES)
Member American Academy of Neurology (AAN)
Member American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

Member American Medical Association (AMA)


Winner Physiology Model Exhibition, King Edward Medical College, Lahore Pakistan 2003
‘Rank 7 as Medical Student, All Pakistan Medical Students Proficiency Evaluation test 2005


selected Publications

Optimal duration of continuous video-electroencephalography in term infants with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy and therapeutic hypothermia. Mahfooz N, Weinstock A, Afzal B, Noor M, Lowy DV, Farooq O, Finnegan SG, Lakshminrusimha S. Journal of Child Neurology. 2017 Jan 1:0883073816689325.

Serum lipid profiles are associated with disability and MRI outcomes in multiple sclerosis. Weinstock-Guttman B, Zivadinov R, Mahfooz N, Carl E, Drake A, Schneider J, Teter B, Hussein S, Mehta B, Weiskopf M, Durfee J, Bergsland N, Ramanathan M. J Neuroinflammation. 2011 Oct 4;8:127.

Cholesterol affects retinal nerve fiber layer thickness in patients with multiple sclerosis with optic neuritis. Kardys A, Weinstock-Guttman B, Dillon M, Masud MW, Weinstock N, Mahfooz N, Lang JK, Weinstock A, Lincoff N, Zivadinov R, Ramanathan M. Eur J Neurol. 2013 Sep;20(9):1264-71.

Assessment of socio demographic risk factors involved in coronary artery disease seen in patients presenting in coronary outdoor. N Mahfooz, N Nasir, S Mansoor, S Iqbal, S Nazir, S Shaukat, M Ahmad. Annals King Edward Med Coll. 2006 Jul; 12(3): 444-445

Osteoporosis and Multiple Sclerosis Gupta S, Ahsan I, Mahfooz N, Abdelhamid N, Ramanathan M, Weinstock-Guttman B. CNS Drugs. 2014 Aug;28(8):731-42 PubMed PMID: 24871932

Medical Journal Peer Reviewer

Journal of Psychology, Neuropsychiatric disorders and Brain Stimulation
Pediatrics and Neonatal Nursing Open Journal (PNNOJ)
Neuro Open Journal (Openventio Publishers)
Journal of Pioneering Medical Sciences (JPMS)

Last Updated: 6/27/22