Michael A. Dimyan, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Available for Telemedicine Visits
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Michael Dimyan, MD cares for patients with weakness, spasticity, cognitive impairment and other complications of nervous system disease, especially stroke. At the University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute, Dr. Dimyan is part of the Spasticity Management & Neurorehabilitation Practice where he assists on the inpatient stroke, spinal cord and traumatic brain injury units. He also attends on the Neurology Consult Service and Clinics of the VA Maryland Health Care System.
Dr. Dimyan volunteered as a research assistant recording regenerating optic nerves in the laboratory of Ronald L. Meyer, PhD at the University of California, Irvine. He then completed an undergraduate honors thesis with Dr. Norman Weinberger, PhD, studying auditory cortex plasticity.
During medical school at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, Dr. Dimyan spent a year in the NIH Clinical Research Training Program. In the laboratory of Mark Hallett, MD, he contributed to brain imaging studies of healthy humans. He completed his postgraduate training at the Harvard Neurology Residency Program at Partners Healthcare - Massachusetts General Hospital & Brigham and Women's Hospital.
Dr. Dimyan then took a clinical-research fellowship with the Human Cortical Physiology and Stroke Neurorehabilitation Section of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health. Under the direction of Leonardo Cohen, MD, he studied human cortical neurophysiology, motor learning and impairment after stroke.
UM Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute
University of Maryland Medical Center
Member of UM Faculty Physicians, Inc.
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University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, 2002
Massachusetts General Hospital, 2003
Brigham and Women's Hospital, 2006
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center - Neurorehabilitation & Research,
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Neurology, 2008