Mohamed Elfil, MD

Mohamed is a research associate at the Yale Department of Neurology, Movement Disorders Division. He has graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University in Egypt. He developed his passion for neurology, especially for movement disorders, during his clinical training. He collaborated on a number of research projects in both neurology and internal medicine. His neurology research in Egypt looked at different aspects of Parkinson’s such as long-term effects of excessive caffeine use on the underlying pathological changes of the disease and neuropsychological outcome following deep brain stimulation of different brain areas in patients with Parkinson disease. He is also a part of Yale's sleep lab where research is looking at different aspects of sleep disorders and restless leg syndrome.  
Mohamed enjoys running, reading, and watching movies in his free time.