Joohi Jimenez-Shahed, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology at Baylor College of Medicine
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
Joohi Jimenez-Shahed, MD, is an associate professor of neurology at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM). Dr. Jimenez-Shahed studies how the brains of people with movement disorders function during surgery. In addition to being a researcher, she is the director of the Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Program and a co-chair of the Functional Neurosurgical Working Group of the Parkinson Study Group. She also serves on the Science Advisory Board of the Davis Phinney Foundation and the Medical Advisory Board of the Tourette Association of America (TAA). Dr. Jimenez-Shahed received the Roy H. Cullen Quality of Life Award from the Houston Area Parkinson Society as well as the Rising Star Clinician Award from BCM. She also was honored by the Texas chapter of the TAA. She completed undergraduate training at Washington University in St. Louis, medical school at BCM, and a neurology residency at Duke University, then a fellowship in movement disorders at the Parkinson's Disease Center and Movement Disorders Clinic at BCM.