Syed H Shabbir, MD, a board certified, fellowship trained neurologist at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center, provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment of all adult neurological disorders that involve the brain and nervous system. He strives to develop a personal rapport with every patient. Dr. Shabbir feels that by learning from his patients, he can provide better care and build rewarding, trusting relationships.
Dr. Shabbir specializes in seizure disorders but performs a wide variety of treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, movement disorders, multiple sclerosis, headaches, migraines, and peripheral nerve conditions. He is also committed to the research and treatment of both Ischemic and Hemorrhagic stroke victims.
MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center follows the most current guidelines published by the American Stroke Association. The hospital has repeatedly received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®— Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award, a national recognition endorsing the hospital’s continued commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for stroke patients.
“There has never been a more exciting time in Neurology. With growing understanding of the genetic and molecular basis of neurological disorders, there are ever-expanding treatment options for otherwise progressive and debilitating conditions.”
—Dr. Syed H Shabbir
Shabbir SH, Nadeem FZ, Labovitz DL. Anteromedial thalamic infarct: a rare presentation. Case Report. BMJ Case Reports. 2018.
Shabbir SH, Nadeem FZ, Labovitz DL. A rare presentation of AICA syndrome. Case Report. BMJ Case Reports. 2018. pii: bcr-2017-223402. DOI: 10.1136/bcr-2017-223402.
Shabbir SH, Liberman A, Milstein M. A case of new onset seizures. Images. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 2017. 47:118-119. DOI:10.1016/j.jocn.2017.09.017
Shabbir SH, Elina M, Milstein M. Microhemorrhages in the Corpus Callosum. Letter to the Editor. Can J Neurol Sci. 2017. DOI: 10.1017/cjn.2017.238
Nadeem FZ, Shabbir SH. Hypertriglyceridemia-induced Acute Pancreatitis. Clinical Images. J Gen Intern Med. 2017
Shabbir SH, Tong O, Gluck L, Robbins M. Convergence spasm in Wernicke encephalopathy. The Neurohospitalist. 2017. DOI: 10.1177/1941874417690668
Shabbir SH, Jadeja NM. Non-ketotic hyperglycemic chorea-ballism (NKHCB): an atypical case and a review of literature. Case Report. EJBM. 2016; 31:25–26.
Shabbir SH, Maria Teresa M. Santos. The role of prehealth student volunteers at a student-run free clinic in New York, the United States. J Educ Eval Health Prof. 2015. 12:49. PMID: 26582631.
Shabbir SH. DNA Repair Dysfunction and Neurodegeneration: Lessons From Rare Pediatric Disorders. Topical Review. Journal of Child Neurology. 2015. 1-5. PMID: 26116382.
Shabbir SH. Psychiatric underpinnings of chronic diabetic neuropathic pain. Commentary. EJBM. 2015. 30:37-40.
Shabbir SH, Sanders AE. Clinical Significance in Dementia Research: A Review of the Literature. Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen. 2014. PMID: 24526758.