Faculty

Jessica Ailani, MD

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

 

FahAd Amjad, MD, MS

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

FARIA AMJAD, MD

  Director, Spasticity Clinic
  Director, Multiple Sclerosis Clinical Research
  Attending Physician, Department of Neurology
  Specialty: Multiple Sclerosis

Laxman Bahroo, DO

Director, Botulinum Toxin Clinic 
Director, Residency Program, Department of Neurology
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
Specialty: Movement Disorders

Richard T. Benson, MD, phd

  Associate Medical Director, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Medstar Washington Hospital Center
  Attending Physician, Vascular Neurology
  Specialty: Vascular Neurology

 

JOseph m. choi, md

Attending Physician, MDA and ALS Clinic
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
Specialty: EMG/Neuromuscular diseases

 

anne constantino, md

  Attending Physician, Department of Neurology

 

 

M. Carter Denny, MD, MPH

  Attending Physician, Vascular Neurology
  Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
  Specialty: Vascular Neurology

 

 

Carrie O. Dougherty, MD

Director, Headache Fellowship
Attending Physician, Headache Center
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
Specialty: Headache

 

Alexander Dromerick, MD

Professor, Departments of Rehabilitation Medicine and Neurology
Chair, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Specialty: Rehabilitation Medicine

 

Matthew A. Edwardson, MD

Attending Physician, Stroke Center 
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
Specialty: Vascular 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
Specialty: Movement Disorders 

 

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
Specialty: Neuropathology

DEENA M. HASSABALLA, DO

Attending Physician, Headache Center
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
Specialty: Headache

Edward B. Healton, MD, MPH

Executive Vice President for Health Sciences & Executive Dean, Georgetown University Medical School
Professor, Department of Neurology and Department of Rehabilitation Medicine (MGUH)
 

 

AMIE w. Hsia, MD

  Medical Director, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Medstar Washington Hospital Center
  Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, Georgetown University
  Principal Investigator, NIH Stroke Program, Medstar Washington Hospital Center
  Co-Principal Investigator, NIH-funded StrokeNet Regional Coordinating Center, SCANR
  Specialty: Vascular Neurology

 

Chandni Kalaria, MD

  Attending Physician, Vascular Neurology, Medstar Washington Hospital Center
  Specialty: Vascular Neurology

 

 

Jagmeet Kanwal, PhD

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

 

RObert Laureno, MD

   Professor of Neurology, Georgetown University
   Chair, Department of Neurology, Medstar Washington Hospital Center

 

 

MARK M. LIN, MD, Phd, faan

Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
Director, Movement Disorders Division, Medstar Washington University Hospital
Associate Chairman, Department of Neurology at Medstar Washington Hospital Center

 

Steven Lo, MD

Attending Physician, Movement Disorder Clinic
Associate Professor, Department of Neurology
Specialty: Movement Disorders

 

Prerna Malla, MD

  Attending Physician, Department of Neurology, Medstar Washington Hospital Center
  Specialty: Clinical Neurophysiology

 

 

Allen Mandir, MD, PhD

Attending Physician, Clinical Neurophysiology, Neurology
Professor, Department of Neurology
Specialty: Intraoperative Neuromonitoring

 

Douglas J. Mayson, MD

Attending Physician, Stroke Center 
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
Specialty: Vascular 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
Specialty: Intraoperative Neuromonitoring

 

Carlos A. Mora, MD

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

 

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, Comprehensive Epilepsy Center
Professor, Department of Neurology
Specialty: EEG/Epilepsy

 

Shakti V. Nayar, MD

Attending Physician, EMG
Director, Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship Program
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
Specialty: EMG/Neuromuscular Disorders

 

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 
Specialty: Neuro-Ophthalmology, Multiple Sclerosis

 

Fernando Pagan, MD

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

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
  Specialties: Neuro-Ophthalmology, Multiple Sclerosis

 

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
Specialty: EMG/Neuromuscular Disorders 

 

Victoria N. Starbuck, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology

Andrew B. Stemer, MD

Director, Stroke Center
Interventional Radiologist 
Associate Professor, Department of Neurology
Specialties: Vascular Neurology, Neurointerventional Radiology 

 

Ted Supalla, PhD

Professor, Department of Neurology
Director, Sign Language Research Lab 

 

 

Francis G. Tirol, MD

  Director, Epilepsy Monitoring Unit
  Associate Professor, Department of Neurology
  Specialty: EEG/Epilepsy

 

tricia y. Ting, MD

  Attending Physician, Clinical Neurophysiology- EEG
  Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
  Specialty: EEG/Epilepsy

 

Carlo Tornatore, MD

Director, Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology Center
Program Director, Neurology Clerkship
Professor and Chairman, Department of Neurology 
Specialty: Multiple Sclerosis 

 

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
Specialty: Memory Disorders

 

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