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Ghazala Hayat, M.D.

Ghazala Hayat, M.D.
Professor 
Director of Neurophysiology and Neuromuscular Services
Director of Neurophysiology Fellowship
Department of Neurology & Psychiatry
Clinical Neurophysiology
Neuro-muscular Diseases

1438 S. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63104
(314) 977-4860
hayatm2@slu.edu

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.

EDUCATION

Fellow
Neuromuscular Diseases and EMG                      
Department of Neurology,
Medical Collegeof Virginia,
Richmond, Virginia
7/1985 – 6/1986

Neurology Resident
Department of Neurology              
Medical College of Virginia,
Richmond,Virginia
7/1982 – 6/1985

Intern
Department of Neurology                                      
Medical College of Virginia,
Richmond,Virginia
7/1981 – 6/1982

BOARD CERTIFICATION

  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
    Neuromuscular Medicine
  • Recertified, ABPN with added qualifications in
    Clinical Neurophysiology
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
    with added qualifications in Clinical Neurophysiology
  • American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Medical Association, Member
  • American Academy of Neurology, Fellow
  • American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Member
  • AAUP

HONORARY SOCIETIES, HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Norman Stack Award JCRC
    2010
  • Selected as Best Doctors in America for     
    2007 - 2014
  • Selected as Baltimore Who’s Who Executives
    and Professional Women
    2007
  • ALS Association St. Louis Regional Chapter Award
    for Outstanding Health Professional Support
    2006
  • Gold and Silver Medals in M.B.B.S.  First position in surgery.
  • Secured positions in top five during 5 years of medical education.
  • Gold medals (2), standing first in F. SC
    in Lahore Board (Punjab)
    1971
  • National Talent Scholarship
    1971
  • Gold Medals (3).  First position in high school  
    1969
  • National Talent Scholarship
    1969
  • Best High School Student in Pakistan
    1969