Najib Murr, MD

Najib Murr, MD Assistant Professor - Department of Neurological Sciences

Academic Office:  Clinic Practice Location: 
988435 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-8435
Phone: 402-559-4086
Fax: 402-559-9213
4242 Farnam Street, Suite 650
North Doctor's Tower
Omaha, NE 68131
Phone: 402-559-8600  

Administrative Assistant:  Lisa McCann     402-559-4086

Education:
Lebanese University Faculty of Medical Sciences, Beirut Lebanon, M.D. (2004)
Lebanese University Faculty of Medical Sciences, Beirut Lebanon, internal medicine transitional year (2005)
Lebanese University Faculty of Medical Sciences, Beirut Lebanon, internship, internal medicine
KU-School of Medicine-Wichita, internship internal medicine (2006-2007)
University of Nebraska Medical Center-Creighton University joined neurology program, neurology residency (2007-2010)
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Neurophysiology/Epilepsy fellowship (2010-2011)

Hospital Appointments:
University of Nebraska Medical Center
VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System

Interests: Epilepsy, Epilepsy in the Elderly, new AEDs, Epilepsy Surgery, Seizure Semiology, EEG Analysis, Neuro-imaging.

Biographical Sketch:
Dr. Najib Murr is an assistant professor in the Department of Neurological Sciences. He joined the Epilepsy Program of UNMC in September 2011. Dr. Murr received his medical degree from the Lebanese University, Faculty of Medical Sciences - Beirut, Lebanon. He completed an internal medicine internship at the Lebanese University followed by an internship at KU-School of Medicine-Wichita KS. This was followed by the completion of a neurology residency training at The University of Nebraska Medical Center-Creighton University joined neurology program. A one year Clinical Neurophysiology/Epilepsy fellowship was completed at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Murr is a member of the American Academy of Neurology and the American Epilepsy Society and had presented numerous clinical research projects at national meetings.

Selected Publication:

  1. Murr N, Murman D, Madhavan D. A case of progressive ataxia followed by cognitive and behavioral changes. Rev Neurol Dis. 2010;7(1):34-6; discussion 43-4. 
  2.  Murr N, Thaisetthawatkul P, Helvey J, Fayad P. Selective Infarction of the Anterior Genu Fornices Associated with Giant Cell Arteritis. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2010 Sep 29.
  3. Murr NI, Azar NJ. Severe new seizures after initiation of vagus nerve stimulation therapy. Epilepsy Behav. 2011 Aug 4.

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