Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Mesulam Center for Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease

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