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Dr. Deepmala Nandanwar

Dr. Deepmala Nandanwar, MD. Dr. Nandanwar is a distinguished neurologist specializing in movement disorders, with a commitment to excellence in patient care, education, and research.

Dr. Nandanwar's journey to becoming a leading authority in neurology began with a solid foundation in medical education at Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal, India. Following this, she pursued extensive postgraduate training, including a Movement Disorder Fellowship in Omaha, NE, where she developed specialized skills in diagnosing and managing complex movement disorders.

Her dedication to advancing neurological care is evident through her numerous certifications, including board certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, as well as additional certifications in Chronic Migraine Botox administration and the Movement Disorder Society Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale (MDS-UPDRS).

Throughout her career, Dr. Nandanwar has been actively involved in teaching and mentoring medical professionals. From conducting professor rounds to leading journal clubs and online teaching sessions, she has demonstrated a commitment to sharing her expertise and fostering the development of future neurologists.

Dr. Nandanwar's passion for research is reflected in her involvement in various current research projects, ranging from the role of dopamine transporter scan imaging in Parkinsonism evaluation to investigating novel treatment approaches for movement disorders. Her dedication to advancing scientific knowledge is further underscored by her extensive list of publications and poster presentations, addressing a wide array of neurological topics.

Recognized for her outstanding contributions to the field, Dr. Nandanwar has received prestigious awards, including Resident Teaching Awards from Wayne State University and recognition at the Movement Disorder Symposium at Vanderbilt.

At the core of Dr. Nandanwar's practice is a commitment to providing personalized and compassionate care to her patients. With expertise, dedication, and a passion for excellence, Dr. Nandanwar is committed to improving the lives of individuals affected by neurological conditions and advancing the field of neurology as a whole.


  • Ramesh Madhavan, Pratik Bhattacharya, Deepmala Nandanwar, Omar Basha, Fnu Abhishek, Kumar Rajamani; Are physicians more vigilant in recognizing Acute Posterior Circulation Stroke symptoms? - Experience of a Tele-stroke Network. Neurology Apr 2015, 84 (14 Supplement) S21.007

  • Tripathi R, Hafeez W, Nandanwar D, Basha M, Shankar L.ABCD2 Score Use in 10/2016 Transient Ischemic Attack. ANNALS OF NEUROLOGY 2016 Oct 1; 80, p. S112.

  • Sriwastava S, Nandanwar D and Bernitsas E Spinal Cord Infarction with Markedly Elevated Protein in CSF Mimicking Inflammatory Disease Austin J Clin Neurol Volume 4 Issue 3 - 2017 ISSN: 2381-9154

Poster Presentation

  • Are physicians more vigilant in recognizing Posterior Circulation Stroke symptoms? AAN 2015

  • Experience of a Tele- stroke Network Retrospective study- Comparative efficacy of Levetiracetam and Lacosamide in post-epilepsy surgery patients AES 2017

  • A Checklist Approach to a better Discharge Summary WSU 2017

  • Seroconversion of serum NMO IgG in initial seronegative NMO IgG and positive CSF NMO IgG antibody neuromyelitis optica case CMSC 2018

  • Nocturnal Hyperkinetic Spells in Dentatorubral Pallidoluysian Atrophy AAN 2018

  • Paroxysmal Symptoms and Correlated EEG findings in DLB AAN 2019

  • DEEPMALA NANDANWAR, MD PAGE 3 Thalamic stroke presenting with sudden cognitive changes AAN 2019

  • Role of dopamine Transporter Scan (DaTscan) imaging in the evaluation of Parkinsonism: IAPRD 2020

  • Experience from a tertiary care center SANDO syndrome associated with new POLG gene mutation: Case report AAN 2020


  • Resident Teaching Award- Wayne State University 2017 – 2018

  • Movement Disorder Symposium, Vanderbilt 2017 - 2018

  • Resident Teaching Award- Wayne State University 2018 - 2019

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