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Najib I. Murr, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, Residency Program Director


Najib Murr, MD, is an associate professor in the Department of Neurology at SIU Medicine. He is a neurologist who specializes in epilepsy and seizure disorders. Dr. Murr is the program director for the Neurology Residency Program and the director of the EEG Lab at Memorial Medical Center.

Dr. Murr earned his medical degree at Lebanese University Faculty of Medical Sciences in Beirut, Lebanon. He completed his residency in neurology through a partnership between the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha and Creighton University. He then completed a fellowship in neurophysiology/epilepsy at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He completed his postdoctoral training at Lebanese University, Beirut Governmental University Hospital and Sacre Coeur Hospital in Beirut, Lebanon.

Dr. Murr is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) and is eligible for certification in epilepsy, a subspecialty of the ABPN. He is also certified by the Clinical Neurology and Epilepsy Board. He is a member of numerous professional organizations including the American Academy of Neurology, American Epilepsy Society, and the epilepsy and clinical neurophysiology sections of the American Academy of Neurology.


Medical School: 
Lebanese University Faculty of Medical Sciences, Beirut, Lebanon
University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, Creighton University, Omaha, NE - Neurology Residency
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN - Neurophysiology/Epilepsy Fellowship
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