Mohsen M. Hamza, M.D. - Neurology & Sleep Center


 
Mohsen M. Hamza, M.D. - Curriculum Vitae
 

Summary of Qualifications:

  • More than 28 years experience in neurology, with experience in academic and private practice, and as a member of the staffs of several major health care institutions.
  • Specializing in Neurological Disorders at Wilshire Medical Center at 11600 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 420, West Los Angeles, CA 90025 USA. From 1990 to Present
  • Academic posts in Neurology since July 1988.
  • Diplomate, American Board of Neurology with special qualification in Child Neurology.
  • Diplomate, American Board of Pediatrics in 1993
  • Diplomate, American Board of Sleep Medicine
  • Background includes Professorship at the University level in Neurology & Pediatric Neurology at Charles Drew School of Medicine & Science and Olive View/UCLA in Los Angeles, California and in several major Health Care Institutes.
  • An accomplished and experienced lecturer with excellent written and verbal communication skills; easily conveys complex concepts to people of all backgrounds.

Education:

  • Mansourah School of Medicine; Mansourah University, Mansourah Egypt MD Degree: December 1978.
  • Mansourah School of Medicine; Mansourah University, Mansourah Egypt Pre-Med Degree: October 1973.

Graduate Training:

  • 7/86 - 6/88: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center; Oklahoma City, OK. Fellowship - Neurology Adults and Children; University Health Sciences Center
  • 7/85 - 6/86: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center; Oklahoma City, OK. Residency - Neurology
  • 7/84 - 6/85: Louisiana State University Medical Center; Lafayette, LA Residency - Pediatrics.
  • 7/83 - 6/84: Louisiana State University Medical Center; Lafayette, LAInternship - Pediatrics.
  • 7/81 -6/83: King Drew Medical Center; Los Angeles, CATrainee - Neurological Surgery & Epilepsy Center.
  • 9/80 - 12/80: Louisiana State University Graduate School, Baton Rouge, LA
  • 3/79 - 3/80: Mansourah University Hospital; Mansourah, Egypt.Internship - Flexible

Attended in Neurology and Pediatric Neurology

  • Since 7/88 at Charles Drew School of Medicine & Science; Los Angeles, CA and Olive View / UCLA David Giffen School of Medicine Los Angeles, CA

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Direct Patient Care inpatient and outpatient capacity including patients with paroxysmal disorders including epilepsy and sleep disorders, stroke and vascular disorders, movement and balance disorders, neuromuscular disorders, spinal cord disorders, neurological oncology, genetic metabolic and neurocutaneous disorders, neurobehavioral disorders, CNS infections, neuroendocrine and autonomic CNS disorders, pediatric neuro-rehabilitation as well as neonatal neurology.
  • Neurodiagnostic Laboratory that includes EMG, NCV, EEG, Evoked Potential Performance, Sleep studies, Supervision and interpretation.
  • Teaching Neurology / Pediatrics Neurology to students, interns Residence and Fellows.
  • Lecturing in Neurology/Child Neurology
 

Hospital Affiliations:

Attended:
  • Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • St. John Medical Center, Santa Monica, CA
  • Santa Monica UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, CA
  • St. Vincent Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Medical Licensure:
  • California, March 1987 – Current
Board Certifications:
  • In 1993 American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology
  • American Board of Sleep Medicine
Fellowships:
  • Fellow of American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Fellow of Society for Clinical Pediatrics
Association/Society Memberships:
  • American Academy of Clinical Neurophysiology
  • American Academy of Neurology
  • American Academy of Pain Management
  • American Academy of Pain Medicine
  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • American Child Neurology Society
  • American Headache Society
  • American Medical Association
  • Association of California Neurologists
  • Clinical Electromedical Research Academy, U.S.A
  • European Federation of Neurological Societies
Lectures & Publications:
  1. Benign Subdural Collection - A Case of Macrocrania in Infancy
  2. Presented to American Academy of Neurology Meeting - April 1987.
  3. Infantile Botulism, “Southern Medical Journal” August 1988.
  4. Benign Extracerebral Fluid Collection - A Cause of Macrocrania in Infancy
  5. “Pediatric Neurology” Volume 3, Number 4.
  6. Parainflammatory Leukoencephalomyelitis - Clinical and Magnetic Resonance Imaging Findings, “Journal of Child Neurology” Volume 3, July 1988.
  7. Macrocisterna Magna - A Marker for Maldevelopment of the Brain
  8. “Pediatric Neurology” Volume 4, Number 5.
  9. Convulsive Status Epilepticus in an Urban Pediatric Population (Los Angeles).
  10. Status Epilepticus Associated with Shigellosis.
  11. Convulsive Status Epilepticus in an Urban Adult Population (Los Angeles).
  12. Allopurinal Treatment for Status Epilepticus.
Lectures:
  1. Cerebral Vascular Accidents in Young Adults and Children.
  2. MPTP-Induced Parkinsonism.
  3. CNS Manifestation of Whipple's Disease.
  4. Spinal Cord Syndromes in Children.
  5. Arteriovenous Malformation of Spinal Cord.
  6. Paroxysmal Disorders - A CNS Perspective.
  7. Olivo-Ponto-Cerebellar Atrophy - A Case Report.
  8. Syringomyelia.
  9. Herpes Simplex Encephalitis Pathophysiology, Clinical Manifestations and Management.
  10. Hydrocephalus Pathophysiology, Clinical Manifestations and Management
  11. CNS Manifestations and Management of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever.
  12. Hypothalmic Tumors.
  13. Disorders of Carbohydrate Metabolism - A CNS Prospective
  14. Glycogen Storage Diseases - A Central Nervous System Prospective.
  15. Peroxisomal Disorders.
 

Continuing Medical Education

  • The American Academy of Neurology 68th Annual Meeting, conducted in Vancouver, Canada
  • The American Academy of Pain Medicine 32nd Annual Meeting, conducted in Palm Springs, CA and approved by The American Academy of Family Physicians
  • A 3D View of Personalizing Care in Multiple Sclerosis: Effective Therapy and Long-Term Management Leading to a Higher Quality of Life for the MS Patient – live activity, conducted in Los Angeles, CA and approved by Med Learning Group, UMA
  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP), conducted in Las Vegas, Nevada and approved by Empire Medical Training, Inc.
  • Ultrasound Guided Interventional Pain Management, conducted in Las Vegas, Nevada and approved by Empire Medical Training, Inc.
  • Joint/Extremity/Non spinal Injection Course, conducted in Las Vegas, Nevada and approved by Empire Medical Training, Inc.
  • ACCP Sleep medicine Board Review, conducted in San Antonio, Texas and approved by American College of CHEST Physicians
  • Sleep Medicine Board Review Course, conducted in Denver, Colorado and approved by The American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • Intensive Scoring Review, conducted in Denver, Colorado and approved by The American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • UCLA Brain Attack!'13, conducted in Beverly Hills, California and approved by The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
  • The American Academy of Neurology 64rd Annual Meeting, Educational activities included: Approach to Sleep Symptoms: Sleepy or Sleepless; Hot Topics in Sleep Neurology; Pediatric Neuromuscular Diseases; New Insights into Molecular Mechanisms in Parkinson's Disease
  • 5Th Annual Symposium on Neurovascular Disease 2013, conducted in Santa Monica, CA and approved by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • Symposium on Neurovascular Disease 2012, conducted in Santa Monica, California and approved by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • Current Solutions and Future Directions in the Rehabilitation and Management of Spinal Disorders, conducted in Los Angeles, California and approved by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • UCLA Neural Interfaces for Therapeutic Interventions, conducted in Los Angeles, CA and approved by The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
  • International Stroke Conference 2011, conducted in Los Angeles, by American Heart Association
  • The American Academy of Neurology 63rd Annual Meeting, Educational activities included: Emergency Neurology; Case Studies: Sleep Medicine; Clinical EMG II; Neuro Flash: Child Neurology; Clinical EMG I; Neuro-otology
  • UCLA Neural Interfaces for Therapeutic Interventions, conducted in Los Angeles by The Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
  • Symposium on Neurovascular Disease 2010, conducted in Santa Monica, CA and approved by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • Botox® Injection Training with Cervical Dystonia Patients, approved by Allergan Neurosciences Cervical Dystonia Injection Centers
  • Targeting Optimal Outcomes in the Cardiovascular/Cerebrovascular Patient, conducted by Medical Education Resources, Inc. in Santa Monica, CA
  • UCLA Brain Attack! 09, conducted in Los Angeles, CA and approved by The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
  • The American Academy of Neurology 62nd Annual Meeting, Educational activities included: Neuromuscular Therapy; Spine Neuroimaging: Clinical-Radiologic Correlation; Multiple Sclerosis Therapy; Neurology Update II; Hot Topics in Neuro-Ophthalmology: Optical Coherence; Emergency Neurology
  • Advances in Neurology and Neurosurgery, conducted in Marina Del Rey, CA and approved by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • ICU of the Future, conducted in Los Angeles, CA and approved by David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
  • Therapeutic Advances in Somatostatin Analogs for the Management of Patients With Acromegaly or Neuroendocrine Tumors, conducted in Los Angeles, CA and approved by Medical Education Resources
  • Case and Conversations: A Fibromyalgia Workshop conducted in Los Angeles, CA, approved by The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Optimizing Cardiovascular & Cerebrovascular Prevention – ABI Workshop, conducted in Santa Monica, CA and approved by Medical Education Resources, Inc.
  • Optimizing Cardiovascular & Cerebrovascular Prevention, conducted in Santa Monica, CA and approved by Medical Education Resources, Inc.
  • Challenges in the Management of Parkinson's Disease: Current Options and Emerging Strategies, conducted in Los Angeles, CA and approved by Network for Continuing Medical Education
  • Clinical Update Symposia: Navigating Chronic Migraine, conducted in Manhattan Beach, CA and approved by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine
  • Advances in Sleep Medicine: Practical Approaches in Primary Care, conducted in Santa Monica, CA and approved by The David Geffen School of Medicine
  • Medical and Surgical Advances in Neurology and Neurosurgery 2008, conducted in Marina Del Rey, CA and approved by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • Individualizing Analgesic Regimens: Strategies to Reduce Abuse and Diversion, conducted in Huntington Beach, CA and approved by Veritas Institute
  • Optimizing Management of Neurological Disorders, conducted in Santa Monica, CA, and approved by The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
  • The Annual American Conference on Pain Medicine, conducted in Los Angeles, CA and approved by The John Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Updates in Neurology, conducted in Pasadena, CA and approved by Pri-Med Institute
  • Depression Management in the Primary Care Setting, conducted in West Los Angeles and approved by Trinity Healthforce Learning
  • Diabetes, Insulin and Nutritional Strategies: Optimizing Insulin Therapy in Asians and Pacific Islanders, conducted in Los Angeles, CA and approved by The Joslin Diabetes Center
  • The American Academy of Neurology, 59th Annual Meeting. Educational activities included: Diagnosis, Medical and Surgical Treatment of Common Spine Conditions; Stroke Therapy; Update in Neurology II; Update in Neuroimaging: Essentials and Beyond - Part II and Dementia Evaluation in the Office
  • MRI Evidence of Neuroprotection in Multiple Sclerosis: Can Imaging Techniques Measure Remyelination & Regeneration?, conducted by University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
  • Comprehensive Review of Epilepsy Management: Regional Symposium 2007, conducted by The American Epilepsy Society
  • The Psychiatric Congress Regional Extension, conducted in Los Angeles, CA and approved by ACCME for
  • Impact – 2007, conducted in Los Angeles, CA by Rush University Medical Center
  • Clinical Neuroscience Grand Rounds, conducted by Department of Neurology UCLA
  • Clinical Education Program (Phase II): Neurosurgery, conducted in San Diego, CA and approved by Physician Assessment and Clinical Education Program (PACE)
  • Long Term Care Minifellowship: Behavioral and Neurological Disturbances in Older Patients, conducted in Los Angeles, and approved by ABComm, Inc.
  • Case-Based Approach to Managing Pain, conducted in Long Beach, CA and approved by Thomson Professional Postgraduate Services
  • ELVIS: Hands-On Botulinum Neurotoxin Workshop, conducted in Los Angeles, CA and approved by The University of Kentucky College of Medicine
  • 10th International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease, conducted in Madrid, Spainandapproved by Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
  • A Multidisciplinary Spine Symposium: Contemporary and Emerging Approaches to Degenerative Disease of the Spine and Spinal Cord Injury, conducted at The Beckman Center of the National Academy of Sciences, UC Irvine, CA and approved by The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine
  • Headache, Myofascial Pain and Cervical Dystonia: Diagnosis and Treatment with Botulinum Toxin, conducted in Los Angeles, CA and approved by University of South Florida College of Medicine -
  • Botulinum Toxin Type A: Headache Update 2006, conducted in Santa Monica, CA and approved by University of Michigan Medical School
  • Annual Meeting 2006 Scientific Sessions. Approved by The American Academy of Neurology
  • The American Academy of Neurology, 58th Annual Meeting. Educational activities included: Practice Survival for Neurologists; Using AAN Guidelines and Best Current Evidence in Daily Practice: Parkinson's Disease; Neurology of Sleep; Clinical EMG I and Clinical EMG I3/30/2006 MEASURE Dinner Meeting: Modeling Effective Antipsychotic Therapeutic Success by Utilizing Real Evidence, conducted in Los Angeles, CA and approved by The France Foundation
  • Making Data-Driven Decisions at Various Stages of MS Care, conducted in Los Angeles, CA and approved by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine
  • Comprehensive Mental Health Approaches, conducted in Los Angeles, CA and approved by Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Academy
  • Mechanisms of Chronic Pain: Applied Theory for Improved Outcomes, conducted in Los Angeles, CA and approved by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine
  • The Myths and Realities of Neutralizing Antibodies, conducted in Los Angeles, CA and approved by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine
  • Advances in Neurological Therapies, conducted in Los Angeles, CA and approved by California Association of Long Term Care Medicine
  • Practice with the Experts: Strategies for Pain Management with Botulinum Neurotoxin Therapy, conducted in Los Angeles, CA and approved by The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • The American Academy of Neurology, 57th Annual Meeting. Educational activities included: EMG Skills Workshop – Advanced (7.5 hrs); Neuro-otology; Motor Potential Monitoring of the Spine; The interface of Sleep and Neurological Disorders; Using AAN Guidelines and Best Current Evidence in Daily Practice; Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders: A Case-Based Approach; Spine Neuroimaging: Clinical-Radiologic Correlation; Child Neurology; Update in Neurology I
  • Botulinum Neurotoxin and Muscle Overactivity, conducted in Los Angeles, CA and approved by University of South Florida (1 hr)
  • Critical Diagnostic and Decisions Affecting Patient Outcome Module II: Anxiety, approved by Harvard Medical School
  • The Neurophysiologic Pathways and Pharmacological Targets of Sleep and Wakefulness, conducted in Beverly Hills, CA and approved by Health Science Center
  • The Neurology Ambassador Program, approved by American Headache Society Founded in 1959
  • Third Annual Dementia Congress, approved by The Academy for Healthcare Education (16.5 hrs)
  • Maximizing Outcomes in the Management of Anxiety: What Psychiatrists Need to Know, approved by CME, LLC
  • Third Annual Dementia Congress, conducted in Los Angeles, CA and approved by The Academy for Healthcare Education
  • An Unmet Clinical Need: Effectively Managing Bipolar Depression, approved by Continuing Medical Education Inc.
  • The Daily Special: Discussions on Movement Disorders, approved by Intellyst Medical Communications
  • Understanding the New Model: Chronic Pain as a Part of Depression and Migraine, approved by Medical World Conference
  • Clinical Update: Botulinum Toxin Type A in the Treatment of Back Pain and Muscle Spasm, approved by University of South Florida
  • MS Treatment Algorithms: A Consensus of Expert Recommendations, conducted by The Health Science Center for Continuing Medical Education
  • Methodologies for Experts in Neurotoxin Therapy: Outreach, Resources, and Support, approved by Neurotoxin Institute (1 hr)
  • Botulinum Neurotoxin for Today's Neurologist: Evidence, Experience, and Administration, approved by The Institute for Medical Studies
  • The American Academy of Neurology, 56th Annual Meeting. Educational activities included: Improving Lecture Skills, Spine Surgery, EMG Skills Workshop – Basic, New MRI and CT Techniques for Imaging Brain Ischemia, Therapy of Pediatric Genetic Neurological Disorders, Movement Disorder Emergencies – Adults and Children, Update in Neurology
  • MS Treatment Algorithms: A Consensus of Expert Recommendations, approved by Health Science Center
  • Brain Circuits Determine Destiny in Depression, approved by University of California, San Diego School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry
  • Dementia in Long Term Care: A Pre-Conference to the UCLA Intensive Course in Geriatric Medicine and Board Review, approved by California Association of Long Term Care Medicine
  • “Doctor, I Have a Headache”: When Is IT a Migraine?, conducted in Santa Monica, CA, and approved by the Medical World Conferences
  • Psychopharmacology of Energy and Fatigue Teleconference conducted by the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry
  • Awake and Involved: Addressing Excessive Daytime Sleepiness in Patients with Parkinson's Disease, approved by Projects in Knowledge
  • UCLA Comprehensive Review of Pain Management, approved by UCLA School of Medicine
  • Changing the Long-term Outlook in Parkinson's Disease: Early Intervention Strategies, approved by Projects in Knowledge
  • Practical Management of Multiple Sclerosis: Diagnostic Imaging and Therapeutic Decisions, approved by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine
  • Conversations on Multiple Sclerosis: Practical Considerations for Treatment and Managing Patient Expectations, approved by University of Cincinnati
  • Exploring the Management of Parkinson's Disease and Restless Leg Syndrome, approved by The Center for Health Care Education, LLC.
  • Mechanistic Approach to the Treatment of Painful Peripheral Neuropathies, and approved by Dannemiller Memorial Educational Foundation
  • “Conversations In Neurology” conducted by University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • Primary Care Clinical Trends: Cox-2 Inhibition and Pain Management, approved by Medical Media Communications
  • Painful Neuropathies: Diagnostic Approach, Pathophysiology, and Treatment, approved by Dannemiller Memorial Educational Foundation
  • New Antiepileptic Drugs, approved by LAC-Martin Luther King, Jr. / Drew Medical Center
  • Guidelines for the Management of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury, approved by LAC-Martin Luther King, Jr. / Drew Medical Center
  • Pharmacologic Advances in Pain: Medicine – Botulinum Toxin, approved by LAC-Martin Luther King, Jr. / Drew Medical Center
  • CNS Sepsis, approved by LAC-Martin Luther King, Jr. / Drew Medical Center
  • CNS Sepsis ,approved by LAC-Martin Luther King, Jr. / Drew Medical Center Continuing Medical Education Reporting Form
  • Managing Epilepsy in Women Across the Reproductive Cycle, approved by Projects in Knowledge
  • Pharmacologic Advances in Pain Medicine-Botulinum Toxin approved by LAC-Martin Luther King, Jr. / Drew Medical Center Continuing Medical Education Reporting Form
  • Guidelines for the Management of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury approved by LAC-Martin Luther King, Jr. / Drew Medical Center Continuing Medical Education Reporting Form
  • New Antiepileptic Drugs approved by LAC-Martin Luther King, Jr. / Drew Medical Center Continuing Medical Education Reporting Form
  • Neuroscience, Medical Education Course approved by Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
  • Neuroscience Grand Rounds, approved by Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
  • The American Academy of Neurology, 52nd Annual Meeting. Educational activities included: Visual Diagnosis of Child Neurology, Multiple Sclerosis Therapy, Child Neurology II, Evaluation and Management of Autonomic Disorders, Epilepsy Therapy
  • Neurology Board Review Course, approved by The Olser Institute
  • Evolving Strategies in the Treatment of Epilepsy, approved by Beam Institute
  • Neuroscience and Epilepsy Center Grand Rounds, held by Department of Neuroscience and Neurosurgery approved by Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
  • Neuroscience and Epilepsy Center Grand Rounds, held by Department of Neuroscience and Neurosurgery approved by Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
  • American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Annual Meeting
  • The American Academy of Neurology, 49th Annual Meeting. Educational activities included: ALS, MS, Attention Deficit Disorder, Introduction to Pediatric Neurorehabilition, Electromyography and Nerve Conduction Studies, Pediatric Epilepsy Case Studies, Pediatric Epilepsy Case Studies, Clinical Usefulness of Botulinum Toxin, The art of EMG, Child Neurology, EMG Case Studies, Case Studies in Pediatric Neurology: They Hypot, Pediatric Neurology Update VI
  • Current Concepts in Child Neurology, approved by Children's Hospital and Health Center
  • Neuropathology Review, approved by Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
  • The Biologic Basis of Neurology and Psychiatry, approved by The Cook County Graduate School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois