Venerated Neurologist Abdul Qayyum Rana, MD, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Get to know Venerated Neurologist Abdul Qayyum Rana, who serves the population of Toronto.

After graduating with his MD, Dr. Abdul Qayyum Rana completed his postgraduate training at the University of Ottawa in Ottawa, Ontario. For his excellence, Dr. Rana received a Wayne Henning Award, has earned the coveted title of Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, and has been listed in the Who Is Who in the World. Dr. Rana is also the founder and former editor in chief of the Journal of Parkinsonism and Restless Legs Syndrome. After completing his training, Dr. Rana started the “Parkinson’s Clinic of Eastern Toronto”, a multidisciplinary facility for the care of Parkinson’s patients.

Dr. Rana is a highly-trained and qualified neurologist with an extensive expertise in all facets of his work, especially Parkinson’s disease and movement disorders. Having always had a great passion for Parkinson’s disease, he began educating patients about the debilitating effects of this neurological illness. World Parkinson’s Program was then founded by Dr. Rana in 2008, focusing on improving the medical care of Parkinson’s patients through education, providing supportive services, and advocacy in all parts of the world. Dr. Rana has authored over 500 papers and 13 books, and has conducted numerous seminars on Parkinson’s at both the national and international levels. He attributes his great success to being passionate about patient care, educating his patients about their medical condition, and inspiring them to take charge of their condition and feel empowered by being in control.

Dr. Rana has been in practice for more than 15 years and is currently serving patients in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Dr. Rana is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and keeps up to date with the latest advances in his field through his professional membership with numerous organizations including the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society, the Canadian Neurological Sciences Federation, and the Ontario Medical Association.

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