Mazen Dimachkie


The University of Kansas Medical Center

Mazen Dimachkie

Mazen M. Dimachkie, MD, is ABPN board-certified in Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology, and Neuromuscular Medicine and holds a UCNS certificate in Clinical Neuromuscular Pathology. He is a fellow of both the American Academy of Neurology and of the American Neurological Association. After being on faculty at the UT-Houston Neurology Department 1995-2007, he was recruited to lead the prolific neuromuscular Section, now Division at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City (KUMC). He is currently Professor of Neurology, director of the Neuromuscular Division at the KUMC, and director of the Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship. He is also Executive Vice Chairman of the Neurology Department & Vice Chairman for Research Programs. As the director of KUMC Neuromuscular Research, he manages one of the busiest neuromuscular clinical trials units in North America. He leads and participates in a wide variety of federally-funded neuromuscular research studies and industry-sponsored studies, nationally and internationally. He is a frequently invited lecturer in the fields of muscle disorders, myasthenia gravis, ALS, neuropathies and other neuromuscular topics. He has authored or co-authored more than 400 abstracts, articles, and book chapters.