Alexander Dromerick, MD

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

Georgetown University Hospital Pasquerilla Healthcare Center (PHC), 7th Floor
Office: 202-877-1946

  • Specialties: Neurorehabilitation, Stroke
  • Medical School: University of Maryland, 1986
  • Internship: University of Maryland, 1988
  • Residency: University of Pennsylvania, 1991
  • Fellowship: Princeton University & University of Pennsylvania, 1992, Cornell University/Burke Rehabilitation Center, 1993
  • Certification(s): Psychiatry & Neurology, 1992
  • Special Interests: Stroke, Rehabilitation and Arm amputation
  • Research interest: Dr. Dromerick is a neurologist and rehabilitation physician who focuses his clinical and research activities on brain recovery and restoration of motor function after stroke, traumatic brain injury, and upper extremity loss. He is Co-Principal Investigator of the NINDS-funded I-CARE trial, a Phase III trial to improve arm recovery after stroke.  He was co-Principal Investigator of the NINDS-funded PROTECT DC Phase II clinical trial, aimed at reducing recurrent stroke in urban underserved individuals. His studies to improve prosthetic arm function in Veterans have been funded by the Veterans Administration and the Department of Defense; and studies in methods to improve the battlefield screening for traumatic brain injury have been funded by the Department of Defense and MedStar Health. He is Administrative PI for the NINDS StrokeNet clinical trials site in Washington DC and co-Director of the Georgetown University-National Rehabilitation Hospital Center for Brain Plasticity and Recovery.