Talat Q. Alvi, MD, Neurologist with Novant Health Inpatient Stroke & Neurosciences – Forsyth Medical Center

Get to know Neurologist Dr. Talat Q. Alvi, who serves patients in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Dr. Alvi is a board-certified neurologist who is currently serving patients at Novant Health Inpatient Stroke & Neurosciences – Forsyth Medical Center. Forsyth Medical Center is a 921-bed hospital – the largest hospital in the Novant Health system. Inpatient Stroke & Neurosciences is the first certified comprehensive stroke center in the Winston-Salem region at Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center.

The comprehensive stroke center has been certified three times since 2012. The first year, the designation was available from the Joint Commission, the country’s leading accrediting organization for improving healthcare. Certification recognizes innovative procedures, advanced technology, and adherence to stricter treatment standards for stroke care. Dr. Alvi is affiliated with several medical centers in the area, including the University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center and the McLeod Regional Medical Center.  

Dr. Alvi earned his medical degree from Allama Iqbal Medical College in Lahore, Pakistan in 1989. Upon relocating to the United States, he went on to complete his internship at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center in Rossville, Maryland in 2000, followed by his residency at Howard University Hospital in Washington D.C. in 2000. He also completed his fellowship training at Yale New Haven Hospital in New Haven, Connecticut in 2009.

Dr. Alvi is board-certified in neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN). The ABPN is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to serving the public interest and the professions of psychiatry and neurology by promoting excellence in practice through certification and continuing certification processes.

To stay up to date in his field, Dr. Alvi remains a professional member of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN). The AAN strives to promote the highest quality patient-centered neurologic care and enhance member career satisfaction. In addition to English, Dr. Alvi speaks Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi. Dr. Alvi attributes his success to his perseverance and his love of the neurological field. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling internationally and spending time with his family and friends.

Neurology is a branch of medicine dealing with disorders of the nervous system. As a neurologist, Dr. Alvi deals with the diagnosis and treatment of many categories of conditions and diseases involving the central and peripheral nervous systems. He has vast knowledge and unrivaled expertise in neuromuscular medicine. The field of neuromuscular medicine is a subspecialty of neurology and physical medicine & rehabilitation. It includes the diagnosis and treatment of abnormalities of the motor neuron, nerve root, peripheral nerves, neuromuscular junction, and muscle, including disorders that affect adults and children.

Learn More about Dr. Talat Q. Alvi:

Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/8129465-Talat-Alvi-Neurologist-Winston-Salem-North-Carolina-27103 or through Novant Health Inpatient Stroke & Neurosciences – Forsyth Medical Center, https://www.novanthealth.org/forsyth-medical-center/doctors/npi/1184881245/talat-q-alvi.aspx

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