Dr. Taha Gholipour is an assistant professor of neurology, a clinician, and a researcher at the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates and its Epilepsy Center. Dr. Gholipour specializes in treating epilepsy and related seizure disorders. His clinical interests include management and treatment of drug resistant epilepsy. He works with a multidisciplinary team to design personalized surgical treatment plans, including minimally invasive surgeries and neurostimulation devices. He provides care to people with epilepsy in Washington, DC and also in Arlington, Virginia. He speaks English, Farsi, and French.
Dr. Gholipour's research interests include using structural and functional MRI in improving the treatment of epilepsy, and a better understanding of how epilepsy affects the human brain. He also collaborates with other centers in Washington, DC area and across the world for his research. Gholipour has been awarded research funding from American Epilepsy Society, NIH's Clinical and Translational Science Institute, and Neurology departments at his institutions. Learn more about Dr. Gholipour's research on his research lab webpage.
Dr. Gholipour has authored multiple articles in peer-reviewed journals such as Neurology, Annals of Neurology, Epilepsia, Epilepsy & Behavior, and also book chapters (link to the full list of publications).
Dr. Gholipour obtained his medical degree from Tehran University of Medical Sciences in Iran, and completed his internship and neurology residency at Massachusetts General and Brigham Hospitals, teaching affiliates of Harvard Medical School. He further specialized in the treatment of epilepsy by doing a fellowship at Brigham and Women's Hospital. He is board-certified in neurology and epilepsy.
Dr. Gholipour is fluent in English, French and Farsi.