Mazen Dimachkie, MD

Mazen Dimachkie, MD

Neurology Kansas City, KS

Professor, Neurology, University Kansas School of Medicine


Office Address

  • 3599 Rainbow Blvd MS 2012
    Kansas City, KS 66160
    Phone: (913) 588-0649
    Fax: (913) 588-0609

Mazen Dimachkie, MD

Neurology Kansas City, KS

Professor, Neurology, University Kansas School of Medicine

Summary

  • Mazen M. Dimachkie, MD, FAAN, FANA, is Professor of Neurology, Director of the Clinical Neurophysiology Division and Director of the Neuromuscular Section, at the University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC) in Kansas City, where he is also Director of the Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship and Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship programs. As the director of KUMC Neuromuscular Research, he manages one of the busiest neuromuscular clinical trials units in North America. He is also Associate Director of the Heartland Unit for Neuroscience Trials as part of the KUMC participation in the NINDS Network for Excellence in Neuroscience Clinical Trials known as NeuroNEXT. He received his medical degree from the American University of Beirut in Lebanon before completing an internship in Internal Medicine at Saint Agnes Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Dimachkie then completed a residency in Neurology and a fellowship in Neuromuscular Disease at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He is board-certified in Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology and Neuromuscular Medicine. Dr. Dimachkie is a member of the American Neurological Association (Fellow member), American Academy of Neurology (Fellow member), American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine, the Peripheral Nerve Society and The Neuropathy Association. He was elected as fellow member of the American Academy of Neurology and of the American Neurological Association. He is a frequently invited lecturer in the fields of neuromuscular neurology, and he has authored or co-authored more than 200 abstracts, articles, and book chapters. He is involved in a wide variety of federally-funded neuromuscular research studies as well industry-sponsored studies, nationally and internationally. Dr. Dimachkie’s neuromuscular research interests are broad and include amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, neuropathies, myasthenia gravis and myopathies.

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Neurology: Neuromuscular Medicine, Neurophysiology
  • Clinical Interests: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis; Diabetic Neuropathies; Peripheral Nervous System Diseases; Myasthenia Gravis; Muscular Diseases; Myositis; Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy; Guillain-Barre Syndrome; Vasculitis; Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease; Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome; Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy; Muscular Dystrophies

Education & Medical Training

  • American University of Beirut Faculty of MedicineAmerican University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine
  • St Agnes Hospital (Baltimore MD)
  • University of Texas Health Science Center at HoustonUniversity of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Certifications & Licensure

  • KS State Medical LicenseKS State Medical License2007 - 2015
  • American Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyNeurology, 1995
  • American Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyClinical Neurophysiology, 1996
  • American Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyNeuromuscular Medicine, 2008

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • FellowANA
  • FellowAAN

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Other Languages

  • Arabic, French

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Kansas City Preferred-Care Blue PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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