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About Us - About the Center
Kourosh Rezania, M.D.
Dr. Kourosh Rezania is a neurologist with a special interest in diseases of the peripheral nerves. He is an Assistant Professor of clinical neurology in the Department of Neurology at the University of Chicago, in addition to treating patients in the Center for Peripheral Neuropathy.
He received his doctor of medicine degree from the Tehran University School of Medicine in Tehran, Iran. In 1996, he completed an internship in Internal Medicine at New York Methodist Hospital. Dr. Rezania was a resident in Adult Neurology at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York (1996-1999) and a Neurology fellow at the University of Chicago in Clinical Neurophysiology (Electromyography track) and Neuromuscular diseases (1999-2001). In 2001 he completed the NIH-funded Clinical Research Training Program. Dr. Rezania joined the faculty of the Department of Neurology at the University of Chicago in 2001.
Dr. Rezania’s research is focused on neuromuscular diseases, including neuropathy and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, and diabetes. He is involved in clinical trials on diabetic neuropathy and ALS.