Said R. Beydoun

Professor of Clinical Neurology Program Director, Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship Division Chief, Neuromuscular Disorders
Said Beydoun, MD

Areas of treatment:

Neuromuscular Disease
Neurophysiologic Testing
Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Electromyography
Neuropathic Pain

Specialty:

  • Neurology

Department:

  • Department of Neurology

Languages:

  • English
  • French

Said R. Beydoun, MD, FAAN

Professor of Clinical Neurology
Program Director, Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship
Division Chief, Neuromuscular Disorders

Practicing locations:

  • Keck Hospital of USC
  • USC Healthcare Center 2
  • USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Hospital

About this doctor:

Dr. Beydoun is a nationally-recognized neurologist who advocates an integrated approach to clinical diagnosis, neurophysiologic testing, and treatment options for patients with neuromuscular diseases. Dr. Beydoun is Chief of the USC Neuromuscular Division. He is Director of the ACGME-accredited Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship, which trains three physicians each year. As a principal investigator, Dr. Beydoun has participated in various research clinical trials. His clinical and research areas of expertise are in the fields of neuropathy, diabetic neuropathies, neuropathic pain and immune-mediated neuromuscular disorders, such as CIDP, multifocal motor neuropathy and myasthenia gravis. He has been published in several scientific journals on topics related to neuromuscular diseases and neuropathies. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Neurology and a fellow of the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. He is a member of the advisory board and the scientific committee of the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of California. He holds board certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology, Pain Medicine, and Neuromuscular Medicine. He is also certified by the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine.

Education:

American University of Beirut, M.D., 1980

Internships:

University of Beirut, 1980

Residencies:

University of Miami, Neurology, 1983

Fellowships:

University of Southern California, Neuromuscular Center, 1984

Certifications:

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology, Pain Medicine, and Neuromuscular Medicine
American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine

Professional society memberships:

American Academy of Neurology
American Academy of Electrodiagnostic Medicine
American Pain Society
Association of California Neurologists

Awards:

America's Top Physicians, 2004 - 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
Elected by his peers for Inclusion In "Best Doctors In America", 2005 to 2006, 2007 to 2008, 2009 to 2010
Dr. Beydoun was voted a Top Doctor by Pasadena Magazine in 2011.