Dr. Nizar S Chahin MD Neurologist

Dr. Nizar Chahin is a neurologist in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and is affiliated with University of North Carolina Hospitals. He received his medical degree from Damascus University Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 13 years. Dr. Chahin accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 13 doctors at University of North Carolina Hospitals who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: General Neurology

Clinical Interests: electromyograph, neuromusuclar

Hospital Affiliation

University of North Carolina Hospitals
High performing in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Education & Medical Training

University of Missouri-Columbia
Residency, Neurology, 1997 - 2000

Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1996 - 1997

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Fellowship, Muscle diseases, 2003 - 2005

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Fellowship, Peripheral nerve dieases, 2005 - 2006

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Fellowship, Clinical Neurophysiology, 2006 - 2007

Damascus University Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1992

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified 13 years in Neurology

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified 5 years in Clinical Neurophysiology

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified 3 years in Neuromuscular Medicine

NC State Medical License

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2012

Publications & Presentations

Pearls & Oy-sters: Clues to the diagnosis of adult-onset acid maltase deficiency.
Beltran Papsdorf, T. B.,Howard, J. F.,Chahin, N.

Characteristics of magnetic resonance imaging biomarkers in a natural history study of golden retriever muscular dystrophy.
Fan, Z.,Wang, J.,Ahn, M.,Shiloh-Malawsky, Y.,Chahin, N.,Elmore, S.,Bagnell, C. R.,Wilber, K.,An, H.,Lin, W.,Zhu, H.,Styner, M.,Kornegay, J. N.

Characteristics of magnetic resonance imaging biomarkers in a natural history study of golden retriever muscular dystrophy.
Fan, Z.,Wang, J.,Ahn, M.,Shiloh-Malawsky, Y.,Chahin, N.,Elmore, S.,Bagnell, C. R.,Wilber, K.,An, H.,Lin, W.,Zhu, H.,Styner, M.,Kornegay, J. N.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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