Speaker Announcement – Sepideh Mokhtari, MD

Tuesday January 7,  2020
12 pm- 1 pm

Invited Neurology Grand Rounds Speaker

Sepideh Mokhtari MD

Sepideh Mokhtari


Neuro-oncological Aspects of Neurofibromatosis

Location: McKnight Brain Institute, DeWeese Auditorium, LG-101


Dr. Sepideh Mokhtari is an Assistant Member in the Department of Neuro-Oncology at Moffitt Cancer Center. Dr. Mokhtari received her medical degree from Texas A&M College of Medicine in Temple, TX. She completed a Neurology Residency at Houston Methodist Hospital, where she also served as Chief Resident. She most recently completed a Neuro-Oncology Fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Mokhtari’s clinical interests are primarily in brain tumors and neurologic complications of cancer. Her research focus is neurologic complications of immunotherapy  and paraneoplastic syndromes. In addition, her research interests include patients with neurofibromatosis with plexiform neurofibromas, meningiomas, acoustic neuromas and ependymomas. She is the director of Tuberous Sclerosis clinic and co-director of Neurofibromatosis clinic at Moffitt Cancer Center.