Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
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


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