Rajesh Pahwa, M.D., is the Laverne and Joyce Rider Professor of Neurology, Chief of the Parkinson's and Movement Disorder Division and Director of Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence at the University of Kansas Medical Center.
Dr. Pahwa received his M.B.B.S. (M.D.) degree at Seth G.S. Medical College, University of Bombay, India. He completed an internship in medicine at Baylor College of Medicine followed by a residency in Neurology at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. He then completed a one-year fellowship in movement disorders at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Dr. Pahwa joined the faculty of the Department of Neurology as an Instructor in 1992 and is currently a Professor of Neurology. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.