Ghazala Hayat, M.D.
|Ghazala Hayat, M.D.|
Director, Neuromuscular Division
Department of Neurology & Psychiatry
1438 S. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63104
Ghazala Hayat, M.D., joined the faculty in 1986 and was appointed the director of Neuromuscular Service and the Clinical Neurophysiology Laboratory. Dr. Hayat graduated from King Edward Medical College in Pakistan in 1977. She finished her neurology residency at the Medical College Virginia in 1985. The following year she pursued a fellowship in neuromuscular diseases and electrodiagnostic medicine at the same institution.
Dr. Hayat is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine and has clinical neurophysiology certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Under Dr. Hayat’s directorship, the Clinical Neurophysiology Laboratory and Neuromuscular Services have expanded tremendously. Emphasis is given to clinical services, research and training of residents and fellows. The Clinical Neurophysiology Laboratory is one of the best in the area and provides the highest quality studies. Special Electrodiagnostic studies i.e. single fiber EMG, autonomic testing and muscle/nerve biopsies are also performed. Dr. Hayat is director of Clinical Neurophysiology fellowship.Dr. Hayat is also director of ALS clinic which is the only ALSA certified center in the area.
Dr. Hayat’s interests include peripheral neuropathies, compressive neuropathies, neuromuscular junction disorders and electrodiagnostic studies. She has published on various topics in her area of expertise. She has served on the Education ,workshop and education Committees of the American Association of Neuromuscular disorders & Electrodiagnostic Medicine. She has been an examiner for the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. She is a fellow of American Academy of Neurologists, American Association of Neuromuscular disorders & Electrodiagnostic medicine. She was nominated America’s Best Doctors in 2007. Dr. Hayat sees patients at the Doctor's Office Building.