Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer's Disease Center

Borna  Bonakdarpour, MD

Borna Bonakdarpour, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology (Behavioral Neurology)

Focus of Work


Research interests: neurobiology of language breakdown and recovery in post-stroke and primary progressive aphasia using different neuroimaging methodologies. Therapeutic interventions for aphasia and dementias. Clinical interests: cognitive neurology (disorders of memory, attention, language, visual processing), dementias, primary progressive aphasia, stroke aphasia, stroke and general neurology


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Education and Certification

  • MD: Tehran University of Medical Sciences (2000)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship: Northwestern University, Aphasia and Neurolinguistics (2008)
  • Internship: University of Arizona College of Medicine, Medicine (2009)
  • Residency: University of Arizona College of Medicine, Neurology (2012)
  • Board Certification: Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry, Neurology


Clinic (for patients): 312-695-9627

NMH/Arkes Family Pavilion Suite 945
676 N Saint Clair
Chicago IL 60611

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