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Taha Gholipour Taha Gholipour
Assistant Professor of Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine

Office Phone: 202-741-2439
Email: Email
Department: Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine


  • MD, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 2008


Dr. Gholipour obtained his medical degree from Tehran University of Medical Sciences in Iran, and completed his internship and neurology residency in Boston, Massachusetts. He further specialized in treatment of epilepsy, and an additional year of advanced clinical epilepsy research training - partially supported by the American Epilepsy Society - at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging. 

Dr. Gholipour is board certified in neurology and epilepsy. His clinical interests include management and treatment of drug resistant epilepsy. He works with a multidisciplinary team to design personalized surgical treatment plans, including minimally invasive surgeries and neurostimulation devices. For his clinical profile please follow this link: https://www.gwdocs.com/find-a-doctor/taha-gholipour-md/

Dr. Gholipour's research interests include using structural and functional MRI in improving treatment of epilepsy, and for better understanding how epilepsy affects the human brain. He also collaborates with other centers in the Washington, DC area and Boston, MA for his research. Dr. Gholipour has authored multiple articles in peer-reviewed journals and also book chapters. For his research profile, please visit the Gholipour Lab website here:  https://smhs.gwu.edu/gholipour-lab/

Industry Relationships and Collaborations

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