Dr. Ram Narayan is a neuroimmunologist and a member of the TMA’s Medical Professional Network. Dr. Narayan is currently in the process of setting up a multidisciplinary spinal cord disorders clinic at the Barrow Neurological Institute, where he plans to treat patients with transverse myelitis, neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder, and other rare neuro-immune disorders. To learn more about Dr. Narayan, read his bio below.
Ram Narayan, MD, is a Neuroimmunologist and an assistant professor of neurology in the Department of Neurology at Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, AZ. He practices at the Barrow Neurological Institute and at the Phoenix Children’s Hospital. He is board-certified in neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is also certified in the evaluation and management of neuroimmunological disorders (CRND).
Dr. Narayan’s expertise includes the diagnosis and treatment of multiple sclerosis, neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorders, neurosarcoidosis, transverse myelitis, autoimmune encephalitis, and other immune-mediated and infectious disorders of the nervous system. He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, and the Transverse Myelitis Association.
Dr. Narayan earned his medical degree from the PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and Research in Tamil Nadu, India. He completed his neurology residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He also completed a combined fellowship in adult and pediatric neuroimmunology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Dr. Narayan received dedicated training in the evaluation and management of spinal cord disorders under Dr. Benjamin Greenberg at the UT Southwestern Medical Center and Dr. Carlos Pardo and Dr. Michael Levy at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.
Dr. Narayan’s research interests are in exploring carcinogenesis in multiple sclerosis with the use of immunosuppressants and is assessing driving safety in patients with multiple sclerosis.
To request an appointment with Dr. Narayan, please call (602) 406-6262.