Dr. Dimachkie received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry with Distinction and his Doctor of Medicine Degree from the American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon. He completed his neurology residency and his electomyography and neuromuscular disease fellowship at the University of Texas - Health Science Center, Houston, Texas. After completing his fellowship, he joined the faculty at UT as Assistant Professor of Neurology (1995). Between 2000 and 2007, he was the director of the UT - Houston Neuromuscular Disease Program and Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship Training Program. He was promoted in 2001 to Associate Professor.
Dr. Dimachkie was recruited to the University of Kansas Medical Center to direct all aspects of the vibrant Neuromuscular Section. In July 2007, Dr. Dimachkie joined the Neurology Department at KUMC as Professor of Neurology. At KUMC, he also serves as the director of the Electromyography Laboratoy; of the Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship; and of the Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship.
Dr. Dimachkie is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with added qualifications in Clinical Neurophysiology. He has been elected as Fellow member of the American Academy of Neurology and is an active member of the Neuromuscular Section since 1998 and of the Clinical Neurophysiology Section since 2001. He also holds membership in the American Association for Electrodiagnostic Medicine, the Neuropathy Association, and the Peripheral Nerve Society, among many others.
Dr. Dimachkie has published in the areas of peripheral neuropathies, myopathies, polymyositis in HIV, motor nueron disease, myasthenia gravis, and many more. He is actively involved in several clinical research programs including amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, CIDP, multifocal motor neuropathy, myositis, myotonic dystrophy, nondystrophic myotonia, and myasthenia gravis.
Department of Neurology
University of Kansas Medical Center
3599 Rainbow Blvd., MS 2012
Kansas City, KS 66160
Mazen Dimachkie, M.D.