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Mamatha Pasnoor, MD

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Professor, Neurology

Graduate Faculty, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Science, and Athletic Training

mpasnoor@kumc.edu

Professional Background

Mamatha Pasnoor, M.D., is a professor in the Department of Neurology at the University of Kansas Medical Center.

Dr. Pasnoor received her bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery (M.B.B.S/M.D.) degree at Osmania Medical College, Andhra Pradesh, India. She completed an internship in medicine at Grand Rapids Medical Education and Research Center, Michigan State University, followed by a residency in neurology and a fellowship in clinical neurophysiology with focus on neuromuscular diseases at the University of Kansas Medical Center. After completing her fellowship in 2006, she joined the faculty at the University of Kansas Medical Center.

Dr. Pasnoor is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, American Board of Neuromuscular Medicine and American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology. She also is program director for the neurology residency program and associate program director for neurophysiology and neuromuscular medicine fellowships.

Dr. Pasnoor's practice focuses on neuromuscular diseases and general neurology.

Education and Training
  • MBBS, Medicine, Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad, India
  • Internship, Transitional Program, Michigan State University - Grand Rapids Medical Education and Research Center
  • Residency, Neurology, The University of Kansas Medical Center
  • Clinical Fellowship, Clinical Neurophysiology, The University of Kansas Medical Center
Licensure, Accreditations & Certifications
  • Clinical Neurophysiology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Clinical Neurophysiology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Kansas Board of Healing Arts
  • Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Neuromuscular Medicine, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Neuromuscular Medicine, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Professional Affiliations
  • International GBS/CIDP Foundation, Other, 2018 - Present
  • KUMC Faculty Council, KUMC Faculty Council, Member, 2018 - Present
  • American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Member, 2017 - Present
  • Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America, Other, 2017 - Present
  • Foundation for Neuropathy, Member, 2012 - Present
  • American Neurological Association, Member, 2010 - Present
  • Kansas City Neuropathy Association, Member, 2009 - Present

Research

Overview

Dr. Pasnoor has published research in the areas of peripheral neuropathies, myasthenia gravis, motor neuron disease and myopathies. She is actively involved in several clinical research programs including diabetic and other neuropathies, myasthenia gravis, myopathies and motor neuron diseases.

Publications
  • Ortiz-Guerrero G, Dimachkie M, Pasnoor M, Barohn RJ, Glenn MD, Jawdat O, Statland J, Farmakidis C, Jabari D. 2019. Serologic and pathologic correlation in IIM. J Clin Neuromuscul Dis, 20(3), 142
  • Pesala S, Dimachkie M, Rivner M, Mei L, Jawdat O, Jabari D, Glenn M, Farmakidis C, Barohn R, Pasnoor M. 2019. Clinical features of LRP4+ myasthenia patients. J Clin Neuromuscul Dis, 20(3), 150
  • Pesala S, Statland J, Dimachkie M, Barohn R, Pasnoor M, Glenn M, Farmakidis C, Jawdat O, Jabari D. 2019. Phenotypic variability of siblings with weakness. J Clin Neuromuscul Dis, 20(3), 143
  • Shirilla D, Pasnoor M, Dimachkie M, Jawdat O, Farmakidis C, Barohn M, Glenn M, Jabari D. 2019. A case of lipomatosis and proximal weakness. J Clin Neuromuscul Dis, 20(3), 143
  • Varon M, Jawdat O, Pasnoor M, Farmakidis C, Jabari D, Glenn M, Statland J, Barohn R, Dimachkie M. 2019. Slow gait impairment with abrupt decompensation. J Clin Neuromuscul Dis, 20(3), 144
  • Varon M, Pasnoor M, Winden T, Hunt S, Jawdat O, Farmakidis C, Jabari D, Glenn M, Statland J, Barohn RJ, Dimachkie MM. 2019. Retrospective assessment of MG-ADL score. J Clin Neuromuscul Dis, 20(3), 142
  • Mitra R, Pasnoor M, Dimachkie MM, Farmakidis C, Barohn RJ. 2019. Disorders of the neuromuscular junction: myasthenia gravis
  • Clifford KM, Hobson-Webb LD, Benatar M, Burns TM, Barnett C, Silvestri NJ, Howard Jr JF, Visser A, Crum BA, Nowak R, Beekman R, Kumar A, Ruzhansky K, Chen IA, Pulley MT, LaBoy SM, Fellman MA, Howard DB, Kolb NA, Greene SM, Pasnoor M, Dimachkie MM, Barohn RJ, Hehir MK. 2019. Thymectomy may not be associated with clinical improvement in MuSK myasthenia gravis. Muscle Nerve, 59 (4), 404-410
  • Ramadharry G, Morrow G, Hudgens S, Skorupinska I, Gwathmey K, Currence M, Herbelin L, Jawdat O, Pasnoor M, McVey A, Barohn RJ, Burns T, Dimachkie MM, Amato AA, Hanna M, Machado P, Sadjadi R. 2019. Investigation of the psychometric properties of the inclusion body myositis functional rating scale using Rasch analysis. Muscle Nerve, 60 (2), 161-168
  • Pasnoor M, Farmakidis C, Dimachkie MM, Barohn RJ. 2019. New and emerging myasthenia gravis treatments. MGA Newsletter