- Internship - Texas A&M College of Medicine - Baylor Scott and White Medical Center (2015-2016), Internal Medicine
- Residency - Texas A&M College of Medicine - Baylor Scott and White Medical Center (2016-2019), Neurology
- Fellowship - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2019-2020), Movement Disorders
- Medical School - Ross University School of Medicine - Dominica (2011-2015)
Rasheda El-Nazer, M.D.
Rasheda El-Nazer, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She specializes in the evaluation, management, and treatment of various movement disorders, including Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s chorea, tremor conditions, dystonia, and ataxias. She is also passionate about patient education, medical trainee education, and community outreach.
Dr. El-Nazer earned her medical degree at the Ross University School of Medicine. She completed a residency in neurology at Texas A&M College of Medicine, serving as Chief Resident her final year, and then gained advanced training in movement disorders through a fellowship at UT Southwestern.
Certified in neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, she joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2020.
At UT Southwestern, Dr. El-Nazer is the Associate Fellowship Program Director and a member of the Women in Neurology Committee and the Diversity and Inclusion Committee. She also serves on the board of the Dallas Area Parkinson Society and the North Texas Huntington’s Disease Society.
In addition, she is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the Movement Disorder Society, and the Huntington Study Group. Her recent publications include co-authored chapters in Patient Selection Criteria for Deep Brain Stimulation for Dystonia and Practical Guide to Botulinum Toxin Injections.
- American Academy of Neurology
- Huntington Study Group
- Movement Disorder Society
- HSG CME4HD Scholarship 2019, Huntington Study Group
Patient Selection Criteria for Deep Brain Stimulation for Dystonia
Dahdah L, El-Nazer R, Dewey Jr. R, O’Suilleabhain P, Chitnis S (2020)
Chapter 16 Blepharospasm in Practical Guide to Botulinum Toxin Injections
El-Nazer R, Chitnis S (2020)
- Patient Selection Criteria for Deep Brain Stimulation for Dystonia
Triple-drug Therapy With Bevacizumab, Irinotecan, and Temozolomide Plus Tumor Treating Fields for Recurrent Glioblastoma: A Retrospective Study.
Lu G, Rao M, Zhu P, Liang B, El-Nazer RT, Fonkem E, Bhattacharjee MB, Zhu JJ, Frontiers in neurology 2019 10 42
Inhibition of motor cortex excitability with 15Hz transcranial alternating current stimulation (tACS).
Zaghi S, de Freitas Rezende L, de Oliveira LM, El-Nazer R, Menning S, Tadini L, Fregni F, Neuroscience letters 2010 Aug 479 3 211-4
Cognitive, mood, and electroencephalographic effects of noninvasive cortical stimulation with weak electrical currents.
Tadini L, El-Nazer R, Brunoni AR, Williams J, Carvas M, Boggio P, Priori A, Pascual-Leone A, Fregni F, The journal of ECT 2011 Jun 27 2 134-40
Neurophysiological and behavioral effects of tDCS combined with constraint-induced movement therapy in poststroke patients.
Bolognini N, Vallar G, Casati C, Latif LA, El-Nazer R, Williams J, Banco E, Macea DD, Tesio L, Chessa C, Fregni F, Neurorehabilitation and neural repair 2011 Nov-Dec 25 9 819-29
Regional neuropathology distribution and verbal fluency impairments in Parkinson's disease.
El-Nazer R, Adler CH, Beach TG, Belden CM, Artz J, Shill HA, Driver-Dunckley E, Mehta SH, Sabbagh MN, Serrano GE, Sue LI, Zamrini E, Benge JF, Parkinsonism & related disorders 2019 08 65 73-78
An Online Education Method for Movement Disorders during COVID-19: Opportunity and Experience.
Mahajan A, El-Nazer R, Chitnis S, Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society 2021 May
- Triple-drug Therapy With Bevacizumab, Irinotecan, and Temozolomide Plus Tumor Treating Fields for Recurrent Glioblastoma: A Retrospective Study.
- Parkinson’s disease
- Tremor conditions
- Parkinson’s disease
- Community outreach for movement disorders
- Huntington’s disease
- Medical Education
- Patient education