Jaya Trivedi, M.D.

Associate Professor

Department: Neurology & Neurotherapeutics


Medical School SMT NHL Municipal College (1992)
Internship Seth Kanaiyalal Motilal (1993), Internal Medicine
Residency Seth Kanaiyalal Motilal (1995), Internal Medicine
Residency Overlook Hospital (1997), Internal Medicine
Residency UT Southwestern Medical Center (2000), Neurology
Fellowship UT Southwestern Medical Center (2001), Neuromuscular Disease

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interests

  • Acid Maltase Deficiency
  • Adrenoleukodystrophy
  • Amytrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Becker Muscular Dystrophy
  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Bulbar Palsy
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT)(MDA)
  • Chronic Inflammatory Polyneuropathy (CIDP)
  • Congenital Myasthenic Syndrome
  • Congenital Myopathy
  • Debrancher Enzyme Deficiency (MDA)
  • Demyelinating Neuropathy
  • Dermatomyositis (MDA)
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Duchenne Disease (MDA)
  • Dysarthria
  • Dystrophy (MDA)
  • Eaton Lambert Syndrome (MDA)
  • Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy (MDA)
  • Fasciculations
  • Friedreich's Ataxia (MDA)
  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome
  • Inclusion Body Myositis(MDA)
  • Inflammatory Myopathy (MDA)
  • Keams-Sayre Syndrome (MDA)
  • Lambert Eaton Syndrome (MDA)
  • Lou Gehrig's Disease (MDA)
  • McArdles Disease (MDA)
  • Metabolic Myopathy (MDA)
  • Mitochondrial Myopathy (MDA)
  • Mononeuritis
  • Motor Neuron Disease (MDA)
  • Muscular Atrophy
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MDA)
  • Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
  • Myoglobinuria
  • Myopathy
  • Myositis (MDA)
  • Myotonia Congenita (MDA)
  • Myotonic Dystrophy (MDA)
  • Nemaline Myopathy (MDA)
  • Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Peroneal Neuropathy
  • Phosphofructokinase Deficiency (MDA)
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Polio Syndromes
  • Primary Lateral Sclerosis (MDA)
  • Radiculopathy
  • Rhabdomyolysis
  • Sciatica
  • Spastic Paraparesis
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (MDA)
  • Stiff Man Syndrome
  • Thompsen's Disease (MDA)
  • Thyroid Myopathy
  • Ulnar Neuritis

Research Interests

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Andersen-Tawil syndrome
  • Ischemic Monomelic Neuropathy
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myotonic disorders


Featured Publications Legend

Featured Publications

Denture cream: An unusual source of excess zinc, leading to hypocupremia and neurologic disease.

S. P. Nations, P. J. Boyer, L. A. Love, M. F. Burritt, J. A. Butz, G. I. Wolfe, L. S. Hynan, J. Reisch, and J. R. Trivedi. Neurology August 2008 71 639-643

Painful peripheral neuropathy and its non-surgical treatment

Wolfe GI, Trivedi JR Muscle and Nerve July 2004 30 3-19

Transverse Myelitis in Systemic Sclerosis

Torabi AM, Patel RK, Wolfe GI, Hughes, Mendelsohn, DB, Trivedi JR Arch Neurol 2004 61 126-128

Adult polyglucosan body disease presenting with levodopa-responsive tremor

Trivedi JR, Wolfe GI, Nations SP, Burns DK, Bryan WW, Dewey RB Archives of Neurology May 2003 Volume 60 764-766

Polyneuropathy associated with antisulfatide antibodies

Trivedi JR, Wolfe GI Gilman S, Goldstein GW, Waxman SG, eds. Medlink-Neurology 2003 In press-Medlink Co.

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  • Trephined Cranium Teaching Award
    From residents, Department of Neurology (2007)
  • Trephined Cranium Teaching Award
    From residents, Department of Neurology (2003)
  • Senior Resident of the Year
    From Staff of Acute Stroke Unit/Epilepsy Monitoring Unit at PMH, Dallas, Tx (2000)
  • Outstanding Resident
    Achievement in Clinical Science&Humanism in the Practice of Medicine (1997)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Member, American Academy of Neurology
  • Member, American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine