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NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (Dec. 13, 2017) – The Charles H. Kaman Foundation Neuromuscular Center at Hospital for Special Care (HSC) is pleased to welcome accomplished neurologist and clinical neurophysiologist Sadaf Khorasani, M.D. to the center’s multidisciplinary team. Dr. Khorasani will significantly expand the capacity of the center’s Parkinson’s disease and movement disorders clinic.

“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Khorasani to our neuromuscular team,” said Lynn Ricci, President and chief executive officer of HSC. “As we celebrate the center’s 10th anniversary we are poised for exciting advances in patient care. Dr. Khorasani will help us meet the growing need for integrative approaches to care for Parkinson’s patients and will work closely with Dr. Adam Simmons to advance our efforts to achieve designation as a National Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence.” Funds raised through the Traveler’s Championship each year helps to support the expansion of neuromuscular services. The Maximilian E. and Marion O. Hoffman Foundation also awarded a multiyear grant of $1.2 million to HSC in July to support the continued advancement of Parkinson’s services at HSC.

Sadaf Khorasani completed her medical degree at Maimonides Hospital, New York and St. Georges University, West Indies. She completed a fellowship in clinical neurophysiology at the Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University and neurology residency at the University of Connecticut Health Center and Hartford Hospital. She holds specialty certifications from both the American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology and American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

 

About Hospital for Special Care

Hospital for Special Care (HSC) is the fourth largest, free-standing long-term acute care hospital in the U.S. and the only one in the nation serving adults and children. HSC is recognized for advanced care and rehabilitation in pulmonary care, acquired brain injury, medically-complex pediatrics, neuromuscular disorders including ALS research, spinal cord injury, comprehensive heart failure and comprehensive inpatient and outpatient treatment for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder. The Charles H. Kaman Foundation provides comprehensive care to more than 250 patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and over 1,200 adult and pediatric patients with muscular dystrophy (MD), spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), Charcot-Marie-Tooth neuropathy (CMT), other neuromuscular disorders and Parkinson’s disease.

Located in New Britain and Hartford, CT, HSC operates inpatient and outpatient facilities serving Southern New England and the Tri-State area on a not-for-profit basis. For the latest news and information, please visit www.hfsc.org , and follow us on Twitter @HospSpecialCare.