Meet the Movement Disorder Faculty

Fernando Pagan, MD

Vice Chairman, Department of Neurology
Director, Movement Disorders Program
Medical Director, Georgetown University Hospital National Parkinsonism Foundation Center of Excellence
Medical Director, Translational Neurotherapeutics Program
Associate Professor, Department of Neurology

  • Specialty: Neurology, Huntington Disease Center
  • Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine, 1996
  • Internship: Georgetown University School of Medicine, Internal Medicine, 1997
  • Residency: Georgetown University School of Medicine, 2000
  • Fellowship: National Institutes of Health, 2003
  • Certification(s): Psychiatry and Neurology, 2003
  • Special Interests: Movement disorders and Parkinson’s disease, Parkinsonism and other related disorders, Ataxia, Essential tremor, Dystonia and tics, Botulinum toxin ,Deep brain stimulation, Gluten sensitivity

FahAd Amjad, MD

Attending Physician, Movement Disorder Division
Co-Clinical Director, Huntington Disease Care Education and Research Center
Medical Director, Stroke Program, Medstar Montgomery Medical Center
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology

  • Specialty: Neurology, Movement Disorders, Huntington Disease Center
  • Medical School: Georgetown University, 2004
  • Internship: Union Memorial Hospital, 2005
  • Residency: Georgetown University Hospital, 2008
  • Fellowship: Movement Disorders, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, 2008–2010
  • Certification(s): Movement Disorders, 2010
  • Special Interests: Parkinson’s disease, Generalized and focal dystonia, Deep brain stimulation, Blepherospasm, Hemifacial spasm, Spasticity

Laxman Bahroo, DO

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

  • Specialty: Neurology
  • Medical School: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 2003
  • Internship: St. Luke’s Hospital, 2004
  • Residency: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, 2007
  • Fellowship: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, 2009
  • Certification(s): Psychiatry and Neurology, 2009
  • Special Interests: Movement disorders and Parkinson’s disease treatment, Deep brain stimulation management, Botulinum toxin injections for dystonia and spasticity

Steven Lo, MD

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

  • Specialty: Movement Disorders, Neurology
  • Medical School: The State University of New York, Buffalo, 2000
  • Internship: University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center, 2001
  • Residency: University of Chicago Hospitals, 2004
  • Fellowship: Columbia University Medical Center, 2006
  • Certification(s): Neurology, 2005
  • Special Interests: Movement disorders and Parkinson’s disease and parkinsonian disorders, dystonia, tremors, tic disorders, Huntington's disease

Ishita A. Gambhir, MD 

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

  • Medical School: University of Maryland at Baltimore, 2007
  • Internship: Medstar Washington Hospital Center, 2008
  • Residency: Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, 2011
  • Fellowship: Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, 2013