Mervat N. Wahba, M.D., FCCP

Assistant Professor of Neurology, Department of Neurology
M3/M4 Clerkship Director


Education

  • P.N.S - Cairo University medical School, 1977
  • M.B Bch. - Cairo University medical School, 1982

Post-Graduate Training

  • Intern - Internal Medicine. University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, 2001
  • Resident - Neurology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, 2004
  • Fellow - EEG/ Epilepsy/Clinical Neurophysiology, 1999
    The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
  • Fellow - Movement Disorders, 2000
    University of South Florida
  • Intern - Ministry of Health/ Cairo University Hospitals, 1985

Professional Experience

  • Neurologist - Ministry of Health/ Cairo University Hospitals, 1985-1997
  • Clinical Preassociate - Carle Clinic Foundation, 2005
    Urbana, IL
  • Assistant Professor of Neurology - University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 2006
  • M3/M4 Clerkship Director - University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 2008

Professional Certification & Licensing

  • Neurocritical Care - United Council for Neurological Subspecialties (UNCS), 2010
  • Diplomate - ABPN Vascular Neurology, 2008
  • Diplomate - ABPN Neuromuscular Medicine, 2008
  • Diplomate - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2005
  • Diplomate - American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology, 2002
  • Medical License - Florida, 2002
  • Medical License - Illinois, 2003
  • Medical License - Tennessee, 2005
  • Certifying exam - American Society of Neuroimaging, 2005
  • Master degree in Neurology - Cairo University Medical School, 1985
  • Master degree in Clinical Neurophysiology - Cairo University Medical School, 1991

Clinical Subspecialty Expertise

Vascular Neurology; Critical Care Neurology

Research Interests

Participated in the grant supported research on Progesterone as add on treatment in women with catamenial Epilepsy. Participated as a coinvestigator in the Speramine trial on Parkinson patients. Completed a PhD thesis on CSF findings in Parkinson disease in Cairo, Egypt. Completed a Msc. thesis on the use of visual evoked potentials in monitoring sellar and parasellar tumors at Cairo University Medical School.

Representative Publications

Books, Book Chapters, etc.

Wahba MN, Zesiewicz TA, Hauser RA: Catechol-O-Methyltransferase [COMT] inhibitors , in Parkinson's Disease. M. Ebadi, R. Pfeiffer, p.705-712, CRC press, New York, 2005

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Hauser RA, Wahba MN, Zesiewicz TA, Anderson WM. Modafinil treatment of pramipexole-associated somnolence. Mov Disord;15:1269-1271, 2000

Thesis/ Review of Literature publications:

Coauthor: The cosmetic uses of Botulinum toxin in . Emedicine , plastic surgery book 2001 Hauser RA, MD. Wahba, MN, MD

Author: Biochemical Profile in Parkinson disease. A practical Doctorate thesis published in Cairo University Medical school 1995. 145 pages followed by discussion [285 pages total]

Author: The use of the visual evoked potential studies in patients with sellar & parasellar masses. A practical thesis published in Cairo University Medical School 1990. 116 Pages followed by discussion [201 pages total]

Author: The neuropsychiatric manifestations of the acquired immune deficiency syndrome. A review of literature published in Cairo University Medical School 1988 A review thesis in 281 pages

Contact Us

Department of Neurology

415 Link Building
855 Monroe Avenue
Memphis, Tennessee 38163
Phone: (901) 448-6199
Fax: (901) 448-7440

David M. Stern, M.D.
Executive Dean

Andrei V. Alexandrov, M.D.
Chairman, Department of Neurology
Semmes-Murphey Professor
aalexa30@uthsc.edu