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Hassan Javanshir, MD

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After completing his medical degree in 1990, Hassan A Javanshir, MD, went on to complete his Internal Medicine residency at Staten Island University Hospital in New York in 1997, followed by a Neurology residency at the McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) in 2001. He also completed a Neurophysiology fellowship at Tulane University in 2003. Dr. Javanshir joined Kelsey-Seybold’s Neurology department in January 2024.

With a passion for science of the human body as his primary motivator for practicing medicine, Dr. Javanshir sees patients to treat and manage a variety of diseases and conditions of the nervous system, including dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, palsies, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, stroke, Parkinson’s disease, and cerebrovascular disease. In his practice, Dr. Javanshir most enjoys making a deep, impactful difference in someone else's life.

Joined Kelsey-Seybold: January 2024

Awards & Publications

Awards

Physician award from US Family Health Plan (USFHP) U.S. Department of Defense

Research

  • The Immunoregulatory Effects of immunomodulators in The Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis (Effect of -Interferon on activated Macrophages, under investigation)
  • Long-term effect of Mitoxantrone in worsening MS. Javanshir,H., Hutton,G., Rivera,V.M., Breitbach,W, Consortium of MS Centers, International Week,Baltimore,2002.
  • Co-investigator Renew (Registry to Evaluate Novantrone Efficacy in Worsening MS) trial.
  • Co-Investigator Phase III Multi-center trial using Rebiject TM Mini with Rebif Therapy.
  • Co-investigator: A double-blind, randomized, Placebo Controlled, Multi-Center Phase III Clinical Study Using Micellar Paclitaxel (Powerful immunosupressor) in Patients with Secondary Progressive MS. Starts in 2002. Iv trial using the Baylor Neurology IV Infusion Unit. ANGIOTECH PHARMACEUTICALS, INC., Vancouver,BC
  • Co-investigator: A double-blind,randomized,Multi-Center Phase III Clinical Study Comparing Effect between Avonex+ monthly iv infusion of Antegran ( molecular adhesion humanized surface antibody) and Avonex + Placebo in Relapsing MS. Starts in 2002. * Iv trial using the Baylor Neurology IV Infusion Unit

Hobbies & Interests

When not at the clinic, Dr. Javanshir unwinds by listening to classical music. He also enjoys travel, history, and playing table tennis.

Education

  • Shiraz University School of Medicine, 1990

Internship/Residency

  • Neurology residency: University of Texas at Houston, 2001; Neurophysiology fellowship: Tulane University, 2003

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Neurology
Dr. Javanshir is a member of the American Academy of Neurology.

Locations

North Houston Campus

15655 Cypress Woods Medical Drive,
Houston, TX 77014

Get Directions 713-442-1700

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