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Ahmad El Kouzi, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology
Director Parkinson's Disease Center


Ahmad El Kouzi, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Neurology and Movement Disorders at Southern IL University, School of Medicine.  He received his MD degree from Beirut Arab University in Lebanon and completed his Residency in Neurology at Southern IL University.  He completed his fellowhip training in Movement Disorders at the University of Florida.  During his Residency, Dr. El Kouzi was nomiated Resident of the Year.  He is also the recipient of the prestigious Smallwood Fellowship Award and a Recognition of Excellence Award by the Norman Fizel Institute for Neurological Diseases at UF.  Dr. El Kouzi's special interest is in Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) for a variety of Movement Disorders including Parkinson's Disease, Essential Tremor and Dystonia.  He is the first author on multiple peer reviewed journal papers and scientific abstracts related to Parkinson's Disease and Deep Brain Stimulation. He has been a speaker and presented his work at many conferences including the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and the Movement Disorder Society (MDS) meetings.  Dr. El Kouzi currently serves as the Director of the Parkinson's Disease Center at Southern IL University and is the principal investigator on many clinical trials related to Parkinson's Disease.


Medical School: 
Beirut Arab University
Southern Illinois University, Springfield, IL (Neurology)
University of Florida
Printable CV: 
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