Dr. Christopher Gene Kalhorn, MD

Dr. Christopher Gene Kalhorn, MD

Dr. Christopher Gene Kalhorn, MD

Languages: English
Fax: (202) 444-7344

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Specialties
  • Neurosurgery
Conditions I Treat
  • acoustic neuroma
  • acromegaly
  • aneurysm
  • arteriovenous malformation (avm)
  • berry aneurysm
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Procedures I Perform
  • deep brain stimulation
About the Provider

Dr. Chris Kalhorn is a Professor of Clinical Neurosurgery, co-director of the Movement Disorders Program and Director of Medstar Georgetown’s epilepsy, pediatric and functional Neurosurgery Program. He received his medical degree from Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine and completed his Neurosurgical training at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas under Dr. Robert Grossman, an internationally recognized expert in epilepsy and functional Neurosurgery. Dr. Kalhorn is a member of the MedStar Health Board of Directors. He is Chairman of the MedStar Health Quality, Safety and Professional Affairs Committee and a member of the MedStar Health Finance Committee.  He serves as the Medical Director of the operating rooms at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital.

As a board-certified Neurosurgeon, Dr. Kalhorn focuses on the surgical management of epilepsy and surgery for movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor and dystonia. He has over 19 years of experience with DBS surgical implants. Other areas of focus include degenerative spine disease, lumbar and cervical disk herniations, spinal fusion surgery, brain tumors and the surgical treatment of chronic pain and spasticity. Dr. Kalhorn is an expert in robotic epilepsy surgery. His goal is to provide the highest quality, compassionate and personalized Neurosurgical care to his patients. 

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Education
  • Residency Program: Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals (2002)
  • Internship Program: Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals (1997)
  • Medical School: Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine (1996)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Neurological Surgery, Neurological Surgery
Insurance
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Practice Locations
  • 1133 21st Street Northwest
    Building 2
    Washington, DC 20036
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    Phone: 202-416-2000
    Fax: 202-444-7333

  • 5454 Wisconsin Avenue
    Suite 1100
    Chevy Chase, MD 20815
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    Phone: 301-856-2323
    Fax: 855-385-5335

  • 3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
    Pasquerilla Healthcare Center
    Washington, DC 20007
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    Phone: 202-444-4972
    Fax: 202-444-3744

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