Abhimanyu Mahajan, MD, MHS

Assistant Professor of Clinical

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Abhimanyu Mahajan, MD, MHS

Expert in Movement Disorders

Dr. Abhimanyu Mahajan is a highly skilled physician specializing in movement disorders, including Parkinson's disease, dystonia, chorea, atypical parkinsonism, and more. With a compassionate approach, Dr. Mahajan guides and supports patients during challenging times, providing them with answers and relief. He understands that many individuals who visit UC Health’s clinics are going through difficult moments, whether they have noticed something wrong or have witnessed similar experiences in their loved ones. He strives to foster collaborations with neuroradiology and rehabilitation medicine, recognizing the importance of a multidisciplinary approach in providing comprehensive care.

Dedicated to the well-being of his patients, Dr. Mahajan combines thorough diagnosis and personalized treatments with access to the latest advancements in research, striving to deliver the best outcomes for his patients. Dr. Mahajan is committed to advancing the field of movement disorders through his involvement in clinical trials. He remains at the forefront of the field, continuously exploring new treatments and actively participating in ongoing research efforts.

Education and Accomplishments

Following medical school, Dr. Mahajan pursued a Master’s in Epidemiology with a concentration in aging at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He further expanded his expertise in gerontology by completing a certificate program at the Johns Hopkins Center of Aging and Health. Dr. Mahajan went on to complete his Neurology residency at Henry Ford Hospital, followed by a fellowship in Movement Disorders at the University of Cincinnati. He was recognized as the 2019 Dystonia Medical Research Foundation (DMRF) clinical fellow and in 2023 as an emerging leader in dystonia research.

Dr. Mahajan's notable achievements have garnered recognition from various organizations and foundations. He has received funding from esteemed institutions such as the DMRF, Sunflower Parkinson's Disease Foundation and the Parkinson's Foundation. In 2022, he became a member of the International Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Society’s (MDS) LEAP class, a program that identifies and trains future leaders in the field of movement disorders.

He has earned several accolades, including the 2018 American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Young Investigators Award for his work on cervical dystonia and substance abuse using the Dystonia Coalition database. He also received the 2018 junior investigator award from the Parkinson Study Group (PSG) for his research on cervical dystonia using magnetoencephalography (MEG). Dr. Mahajan's exploration of the clinical relationship between cancer and Parkinson's disease led to the 2020 AAN Alliance Award: Founders.

He actively participates in various professional committees, including the AAN Movement Disorders Measurement Workgroup, the MDS Dystonia Study Group, and the MDS education curriculum sub-committee. Previously, he served on the AAN Graduate Education Subcommittee. Before his current role, Dr. Mahajan served as an Assistant Professor at Rush University Medical Center where he led the Dystonia research program. He supervised neurology residents during their weekly movement disorders clinic and provided expertise in the multi-disciplinary Rush Parkinson's disease-GI clinic.

Dr. Mahajan speaks Hindi and Punjabi and enjoys travel and photography in his free time.




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Neurology & Rehabilitation Medicine


Medical School

Topiwala National Medical College


Graduate School

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health



Henry Ford Health System



University of Cincinnati


Board Certifications

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Neurology)