Meet Our Team of Neurological Care Specialists

Tarrant Neurology Consultants is committed to building a healthy partnership between you and our doctors.

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Dr. Krishnababu Chunduri

Dr. Chunduri completed medical school in 1973, followed by his internships in 1974 and 1975 in Guntur and Vellore, India.

He relocated to New Jersey to complete a residency program in psychiatry at the New Jersey Medical School in Newark. He followed this with a residency in neurology at the V.A. Medical Center in Brooklyn New York. Upon completion of his residency programs, he relocated to Fort Worth, where he has practiced since 1981.

Dr. Chunduri received his board certification in neurology in 1992 from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Dr. Lincoln Chin

Dr. Chin completed medical school in 1972 at the University of the West Indies, followed by internships in 1973 and 1974.

He relocated to Ottawa, Canada to complete a five-year residency program from 1974 through 1979 at the University of Ottawa and Ottawa Civic Hospital. Upon completion of this extensive residency program, Dr. Chin relocated to Fort Worth, where he has remained in private practice since June 1979.

Dr. Chin received his board certification in Neurology in 1980 from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

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Dr. Vinit Mehrotra

Dr. Mehrotra completed medical school in 1992. After completing multiple residency programs in Allahabad and New Delhi, India from 1993 to 2001, he relocated to Jersey City, New Jersey to complete a medicine internship in 2002.

He then went to Seton Hall University in Edison, New Jersey to complete a neurology Residency from 2002 to 2005. Dr Mehrotra then chose to complete a fellowship in clinical neurophysiology at the University of Houston in Houston, Texas.

Upon completion of his neurophysiology fellowship, Dr. Mehrotra relocated to Fort Worth to enter private practice.

Dr. Mehrotra received his board certification in Neurology in 2007 from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He also received his board certification in vascular neurology in 2008 from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Dr. Yamini Chennu

Dr. Chennu completed medical school at the Tashkent State Medical Institute in Russia in 1993.

Upon completion, she relocated to Richmond, Virginia to complete an internship at the Virginia Commonwealth University in 1997, a residency program in neurology at the Virginia Commonwealth University in 2000, and an extensive fellowship in neurophysiology in 2001 at the Virginia Commonwealth University.

Dr Chennu continued at the Virginia Commonwealth University Health System as an assistant Professor until 2003 when she decided to enter private practice. From 2003 through 2008, Dr. Chennu practiced privately in Richmond Virginia. She relocated to Fort Worth in September 2008 to enter private practice.

Dr. Chennu received her board certification in neurology in 2002 from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

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Dr. Mandeep Chahil

Dr. Chahil is a board-certified neurologist. He was born and raised in Michigan and went on to complete his undergraduate degree in lnternational Business at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

He received his medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine. Dr. Chahil completed his neurology residency at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, where he also completed a fellowship in neurophysiology.

Dr. Chahil currently serves as the Stroke Director at Baylor Scott and White Hospital and Baylor lnstitute for Rehabilitation in Fort Worth.

Dr. Hamid Kadiwala

He is board certified in neurology, neurophysiology, and epilepsy.

He received his undergraduate degree in Political Science at the University of Texas at Dallas. He subsequently went to UT Southwestern, where he obtained a medical degree and then a neurology residency.

Dr. Kadiwala completed a neurophysiology fellowship at Houston Methodist and an epilepsy fellowship at UT Southwestern.

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Dr. Leila Bostan Shirin

Dr. Leila Bostan Shirin graduated from medical school at Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences in Iran. She completed her medical internship and neurology residency at Saint Louis University Hospital in Saint Louis, MO. Dr. Bostan Shirin then completed a movement disorders fellowship at UT Southwestern in Dallas, Texas. She is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN).

Dr. Leila Bostan Shirin is committed to providing comprehensive, compassionate, efficient, high-quality care to all of our patients and their families. The most common conditions seen in the Movement Disorder section include:

Hypokinetic Disorders:

  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Progressive supranuclear palsy
  • Multiple systems atrophy
  • Lewy body dementia
  • Normal pressure hydrocephalus
  • Vascular parkinsonism

Hyperkinetic Disorders:

  • Essential tremor
  • Blepharospasm
  • Cervical dystonia
  • Hemifacial spasm
  • Huntington’s Chorea
  • Tic disorders (including Tourette syndrome)
  • Myoclonus
  • Spasticity

Magdala Poon, MD

Dr. Poon is board-certified in Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology. She has undergraduate degrees in Biology from Texas State University and in English and American Literature from the University of Kent at Canterbury, England. She attended medical school and completed neurology residency at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. She has a fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology from the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, Texas. She has been in private practice in Fort Worth since 2018 and is a medical director at Texas Rehabilitation Hospital, Fort Worth. She has hospital privileges at Texas Health Resources Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth, Baylor Scott and White All Saints Hospital and Medical City Fort Worth. 

Dr. Asad Ikram

Dr. Asad Ikram

Dr. Asad Ikram completed his neurology residency from the University of New Mexico followed by vascular neurology fellowship in Boston, Massachusetts from the Harvard Medical School/ Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center program. He received his medical degree from the Dow Medical College/Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi, Pakistan and has been in practice between 11-20 years. He has an extensive academic, telestroke, research, clinical trials, teaching, and leadership experience. He received several awards during his training.

His research interests are artificial intelligence/machine learning in medicine, amyloid and basilar artery occlusion. Dr. Ikram believes in patient-first concept and he uses evidence-based neurology along with the value-based care to guide his clinical decision-making, communication and patient interactions.

Upon completion of his vascular neurology fellowship, Dr. Ikram would relocate to Fort Worth to join Tarrant Neurology Physician Associates and work at the Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital with the group starting October 1st, 2023.

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