Faculty

Jessica Ailani, MD

Director, MedStar Georgetown Headache Center
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology

 

 

Fahd Amjad, MD, MS

Co-Clinical Director, HD CERC 
Attending Physician, Movement Disorders, MGUH
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
 

 

Laxman Bahroo, DO

Director, Botulinum Toxin Clinic 
Assistant Director, Residency Program, Department of Neurology
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology

 

William L. Bell, MD

Director, Comprehensive Epilepsy Center & Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship Program
Professor, Department of Neurology

 

 

Carrie O. Dougherty, MD

Attending Physician, Headache Center 
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology

 

 

Alexander Dromerick, MD

Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine and Neurology
Chair, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine

 

 

Matthew A. Edwardson, MD

Attending Physician, Stroke Center 
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology

 

 

Rhonda B. Friedman, PhD

Director, Center for Aphasia Research and Rehabilitation
Professor, Department of Neurology 

 

 

Ishita A. Gambhir, MD

Attending Physician, Movement Disorder Clinic
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology 

 

 

Nady Golestaneh, PhD

Director, The Golestaneh Lab
Director of Research, Department of Opthalmology
Assistant Professor, Departments of Opthalmology, Neurology, Biochemistry

 

Brent T. Harris, MD, PhD

Director of Neuropathology 
Director, Harris Lab
Director, Georgetown Brain Bank
Associate Professor, Department of Neurology and Pathology

 

Edward B. Healton, MD, MPH

Chairman, Department of Neurology
Professor and Chairman, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine 
Senior Vice-President, Medical Affairs (NRH)
Medical Director, National Rehabilitation Hospital
Director, NRH Research Division
 

Jagmeet Kanwal, PhD

Director, Neurophysiology and Behavior Lab
Associate Professor, Department of Neurology

 

Steven Lo, MD

Attending Physician, Movement Disorder Clinic
Associate Professor, Department of Neurology

 

 

Allen Mandir, MD, PhD

Attending Physician, Clinical Neurophysiology, Neurology
Professor, Department of Neurology

 

 

Douglas J. Mayson, MD

Attending Physician, Stroke Center 
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology

 

 

Andrei Medvedev, PhD, MS

Associate Professor, Center for Functional and Molecular Imaging

 

 

Robert Minihan, MD

Attending Physician, Clinical Neurophysiology, Neurology
Professor, Department of Neurology

 

 

Carlos A. Mora, MD

Attending Physician, Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology Center 
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology

 

 

Maureen A. Moriarty, BS, MS, DNP

Doctor of Nursing Practice
Adult Nurse Practitioner/Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Nursing and Health Studies

 

Gholam Motamedi, MD

Director, Epilepsy Research
Professor, Department of Neurology 

 

 

Shakti V. Nayar, MD

Attending Physician, EMG
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology 

 

 

Elissa L. Newport, PhD

Director, Center for Brain Plasticity and Recovery 
Director, Learning and Development Lab 
Professor, Department of Neurology

 

 

Benjamin J. Osborne, MD

Director, Neuro-ophthamology Service
Associate Professor, Department of Neurology 

 

 

Fernando Pagan, MD

Director, NPF Center of Excellence
Co-Director, Movement Disorders Program
Associate Professor, Department of Neurology
Associate Professor, SOM Clinician Educator Track

 

Cesar Santos, MD

Chief, Division of Pediatric Neurology, Department of Pediatrics
Professor, Pediatrics and Neurology

 

 

Pamela A. Saunders, PhD

Associate Professor, Medical Educator Track

 

Marianne Schuelein, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Neurology
Assistant Professor, SOM Clinician Track

 

 

Robert Shin, MD

Attending Physician, Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology Center
Professor, Department of Neurology

Ira Shoulson, MD

Director, Program for Regulatory Science & Medicine (PRSM)
Professor, Neurology, Pharmacology & Human Science
Principal Investigator, Center of Excellence in Regulatory Science & Innovation (CERSI)

 

Michael D. Sirdofsky, MD

Director, EMG Laboratory 
Director, MDA Clinic
Associate Professor, Department of Neurology 

 

Victoria N. Starbuck, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology

Andrew B. Stemer, MD

Director, Stroke Center
Interventional Radiologist 
Associate Professor, Department of Neurology 

 

Ted Supalla, PhD

Professor, Department of Neurology
Director, Sign Language Research Lab 

 

 

Carlo Tornatore, MD

Director, Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology Center
Associate Professor and Vice Chairman, Department of Neurology 
Director, Neurology Residency Program
Program Director, Neurology Clerkship

 

Rochelle F. Tractenberg, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Neurology

 

 

Peter E. Turkeltaub, MD, PhD

Director, Cognitive Recovery Lab
Director, Aphasia Clinic, MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology

 

R. Scott Turner, MD, PhD

Director, Memory Disorders Program
Professor, Department of Neurology

 

 

Michael Ullman, PhD

Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Secondary appointments in the Departments of Neurology, Linguistics and Psychology
Director, Brain and Language Lab
Director, Georgetown EEG/ERP Laboratory

John W. VanMeter, PhD

Associate Professor on the Research Track, Medical Center 
Interim Director, Center for Functional and Molecular Imaging 
Associate Professor, Department of Neurology

 

Nassim Zecavati, MD

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics and Neurology