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Farida Abid, MD

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Neurology

Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine Fellowship Pediatric Neurology 2006
Cooper University Hospital Residency Pediatrics 2003
Dow Medical College Internship Pediatrics 1990
Dow Medical College Medical School Doctor of Medicine 1989


Dr. Abid's clinical interests include general child neurology and muscular dystrophy. Her research interests are in muscular dystrophy with focus on Duchenne muscular dystrophy.  Dr. Abid is also involved in multiple clinical trials related to Duchenne muscular dystrophy.


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Neurology Member
American Academy of Pediatrics Member
Child Neurology Society Member

Selected Publications

Abid F, Lalani I, Zakaria A, Facchini SA, Hunter JV. Cranial nerve palsies in renal osteodystrophy. Pediatric Neurology 2007 Jan;36(1):64-5.

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