Keck School Faculty

Said R Beydoun, MD
Said R Beydoun, MD
Professor of Clinical Neurology;Program Director, Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship;Division Chief, Neuromuscular Disorders
HCT 3000 Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles
Dr. Beydoun is a nationally-recognized neurologist who advocates an integrated approach to clinical diagnosis, neurophysiologic testing, and treatment options for patients with neuromuscular diseases. Dr. Beydoun is director of the USC Neuromuscular Division. He leads the ACGME-accredited Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship, which trains three physicians each year. As a principal investigator, Dr. Beydoun has participated in various research clinical trials. His clinical and research areas of expertise are in the fields of ALS, neuropathy, diabetic neuropathies, neuropathic pain and immune-mediated neuromuscular disorders, such as CIDP, Multifocal Motor Neuropathy and Myasthenia Gravis. He has been published in several scientific journals on topics related to neuromuscular diseases and neuropathies. He serves as Editor-in-Chief of US Neurology. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Neurology and a fellow of the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. He is a member of the advisory board and the scientific committee of the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of California. He holds board certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology, Pain Medicine, and Neuromuscular Medicine. He is also certified by the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine.

Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Two Case Reports of Compound Heterozygosity US Neurology. 2019; 2(15):97-99. . View in PubMed

Late Onset Hereditary Transthyretin Amyloidosis Polyneuropathy in Two Patients with Acquired Demyelinating Features US Neurology. 2018; 2(14):98-101. . View in PubMed

The Challenges of Distinguishing POEMS from Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP)Importance of Early Recognition and Diagnosis of POEMS. US Neurology. 2018; 2(14). . View in PubMed

Edaravone in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis-Lessons from the Clinical Development Program and the Importance of a Strategic Clinical Design US Neurology. 2018; 1(14):47-53. . View in PubMed

Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy 101—Pitfalls and Pearls of Diagnosis and Treatment US Neurology. 2017; 13(1):26-34. . View in PubMed

Delayed Appearance of Conduction Block in Multifocal Motor Neuropathy US Neurology. 2017; 2(13):99-102. . View in PubMed

Different Presentations of Myelopathy—A Case Series US Neurology. 2016; 12(1):22-26. . View in PubMed

Differentiating Multifocal Motor Neuropathy from Entrapment Neuropathy – A Diagnostic Challenge US Neurology. 2015; 12(1):17-21. . View in PubMed

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