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Jafar Kafaie, MD, PhD

Neurology, Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Neuromuscular Medicine

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1225 South Grand Blvd

1L - Door 5

St. Louis, MO 63104

1438 South Grand Blvd.

St. Louis, MO 63104

1465 South Grand Blvd.

St. Louis, MO 63104


Jafar Kafaie, MD, is a board-certified neurologist at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital. Additionally, he’s an assistant professor at Saint Louis University School of Medicine.

Dr. Kafaie treats adults and children with neurological, neuromuscular and muscle diseases, including muscular dystrophy and inflammatory myositis. He cares for patients with neuromuscular junction disorder, peripheral neuropathy, and motor neuron diseases such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease) and spinal muscular atrophy (SMA).

He is a member of the American Association of Neurology and the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine.

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Farsi, French, Turkish

Medical School:

Tehran University of Medical Sciences


McGill University


Washington University School of Medicine


Michigan State University Hospital

Washington University School of Medicine

Certified By:

American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine (Electrodiagnostic Medicine)

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Neurology)

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Neuromuscular Medicine)

Hospital Affiliations:

Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital Saint Louis University Hospital St. Mary's Hospital - St. Louis

Medical Interests:

ALS Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Congenital deformities, EMG Electromyography, Guillain barre syndrome, Inflammatory myositis, Muscular dystrophy, Neuromuscular disorders, Neuromuscular junction disorder, Neuron disorders, Peripheral entrapment neuropathies, Spinal disorders

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