Rohit Dhall, MD, MSPH

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Rohit Dhall, MD, MSPH


Rohit Dhall, MD, MSPH

Dr. Dhall received his medical degree from All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, India. He completed his internship and his MS in Epidemiology at the University of Texas, School of Public Health, in Houston, Texas. His residency training in neurology and a fellowship in clinical movement disorders with a focus on deep brain stimulation surgery were conducted at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Dhall has considerable expertise in programming and monitoring deep brain stimulation (DBS) devices.

After DBS surgery, the proper programming of the DBS device is crucial for attaining the best outcome possible. Dr. Dhall prides himself on the considerable time, effort, and care he puts into programming his patients' DBS devices. He also has a wealth of experience in evaluating patient suitability for the DBS procedure, and has been instrumental as the Barrow Movement Disorders Clinic has become an early adopter of the asleep DBS procedure.


Education, Training, and Previous Positions

  • 2011-present: Assistant Professor, Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska
  • 2010-present: Adjunct Professor, Arizona State University, School of Biomedical Informatics, Phoenix, Arizona
  • 2009-present: Assistant Professor, Medical Director of Neuromodulation, Barrow Neurological Institute
  • 2007-2009: Instructor of Neurology, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • 2007-2009: Francis and Ingeborg Heide Schumman Fellow, Clinical Movement Disorders and Deep Brain Stimulation, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • 2004-2007: Residency, Neurology, Department of Neurology, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • 2003-2004: Internship, Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical School, Houston, Texas
  • 1995-2000: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB, BS), All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India


Selected Professional Memberships and Appointments

  • International Essential Tremor Foundation
  • International Restless Leg Syndrome Study Group
  • Movement Disorders Society
  • American Academy of Neurology


Selected Honors and Awards

  • 2007-2009: Francis and Ingeborg Heide Schumman Fellow, University of Alabama at Birmingham Movement Disorders and Deep Brain Stimulation program
  • 1993-2000: National Talent Search Scholarship, National Council for Education, Research, and Training, India


Selected Publications

  1. Lieberman A, Krishnamurthi N, Dhall R, Santiago A, Moguel-Cobos G, Sadreddin A, Husain S, Salins N, Pan D. A simple question about falls to distinguish balance and gait difficulties in Parkinson's disease. Int J Neurosci. 2012 Dec;122(12):710-5.

  2. Elm JJ; NINDS NET-PD Investigators. Design innovations and baseline findings in a long-term Parkinson's trial: the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Exploratory Trials in Parkinson's Disease Long-Term Study-1. Mov Disord. 2012 Oct;27(12):1513-21.

  3. Oh SJ, Dhall R, Young A, Morgan MB, Lu L, Claussen GC. Statins may aggravate myasthenia gravis. Muscle Nerve. 2008 Sep;38(3):1101-7.
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