Shalini Mahajan, MD, FAAN
Dr. Mahajan is a highly qualified, triple board-certified neurologist with extensive experience in the diagnosis and management of neuromuscular diseases.
After obtaining her MD degree from the University of Delhi, she completed her residency training in neurology at the University of Southern California. She then completed two fellowships in Neuromuscular Medicine, focusing on neuromuscular pathology at the University of Southern California and on neuro-electrodiagnostics and genetics at the University of California Los Angeles. Dr. Mahajan received her board certification in both Neurology and in Neuromuscular Medicine from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. She is also board certified in Clinical Neuromuscular pathology by the United Council of Neurologic Subspecialties. She has also earned the distinction of being a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology. Dr. Mahajan is currently also a member of the Medical Advisory Board of the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of California.
Dr. Mahajan has performed and interpreted several hundred muscle and nerve biopsies. With her multidisciplinary training, she is able to uniquely integrate cutting-edge genetic diagnostic techniques with muscle pathology and state-of-the-art laboratory sciences into her clinical management. Her expertise in clinical neuromuscular medicine and pathology allows Attune Health to provide advanced neurological care to patients with autoimmune diseases such as inflammatory myopathies.
In addition to inflammatory neuromuscular diseases, Dr. Mahajan specializes in peripheral neuropathies, myasthenia gravis, motor neuron diseases, ALS and muscular dystrophies.
Dr. Mahajan brings a compassionate, patient-centered approach to her practice of medicine and has become a prominent and highly sought-after expert in the field. She has published in this field and enjoys lecturing frequently to students, patients and peers about neuromuscular medicine. Dr. Mahajan is also an active member of the American Academy of Neurology, American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine and the World Muscle Society.