Neurologist and Neuromuscular Medicine Specialist Talat Q. Alvi, MD Provides Services for the North Carolina Area

Get to know Neurologist and Neuromuscular Medicine Specialist Dr. Talat Q. Alvi, who serves the North Carolina area at his private practice.

Dr. Alvi graduated from Allama Iqbal Medical College in Pakistan in 1988 with his Medical Degree, giving him over three decades of experience in his field. After relocating to the United States he completed his internship with the MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center, followed by a psychiatry and neurology residency at Howard University. Wanting to further his training then then completed a Pain Medicine fellowship at Washington Hospital Center and a Neuromuscular Medicine fellowship at Yale University. He is board certified in Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. To stay up to date in his field he remains a professional member of the American Academy of Neurology.

Dr. Alvi holds an expertise in Neuromuscular Medicine and practices at his private practice. He is also affiliated with Novant Health, Forsyth Medical Center, Baltimore Washington Medical Center, and McLeod Regional Medical Center. In 2007 he was awarded the National Resident Scholars Program and in 2008 he was awarded the American Academy of Neurology Award.

The field of neuromuscular medicine is subspecialty of neurology and physical medicine and rehabilitation. The field includes diseases that impact some part of the neuromuscular system such as the peripheral nerves (those in arms, legs, face and neck), muscle motor neurons, and neuromuscular junction – the spot where nerves and muscles come together. The field encompasses issues related to both diagnosis and medical treatment of these conditions, as well as relevant rehabilitation interventions to optimize the quality of life of individuals with these conditions. This field encompasses disorders that impact both adults and children. Many of the disorders are genetic. They however can also result from an abnormal immune response, a genetic mutation, and sometimes the cause is unknown. Because they frequently have no cure, the focus is on providing improvements in the patients quality of life by reducing symptoms.

Dr. Avi attributes his professional success to his perseverance and love of the field. When he is not working he enjoys international travel.

Learn More about Dr. Talat Q. Alvi:

Through his findatopdoc profile, His profile with Novant Health he can be contacted at (336) 718-7224 and is located in Winston-Salem, NC.

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