Dr. Gholam K Motamedi, MD

Dr. Gholam K. Motamedi, MD

Dr. Gholam K. Motamedi, MD

Languages: English
Fax: (877) 245-1499

Contact this Provider:

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Neurology
  • Epilepsy
  • Sleep Medicine
Conditions I Treat
  • epilepsy
  • sleep abnormalities
  • sleep disorders
Procedures I Perform
  • epilepsy surgery
  • sleep apnea study
About the Provider

Gholam K. Motamedi, MD, is a professor and director of the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center in the Department of Neurology at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. Motamedi chose his specialty because he feels that neuroscience is at the frontier of science. His philosophy of care involves undertaking a comprehensive work-up, making the correct diagnosis and administering the most efficient treatment possible for the patient.
Dr. Motamedi has published numerous original research studies, reviews and has contributed several book chapters to works in the fields of epilepsy and sleep disorders. Some of his research studies include investigating potentially therapeutic effects of direct brain stimulation in patients with epilepsy, potentially therapeutic effects of direct brain stimulation and brain cooling (hypothermia) in animal models of epilepsy, basic cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying the development of epilepsy, particular genetic forms of epilepsy mimicking sleep disorders, sleep apnea, monitoring cardiac telemetry and pulse oximetry in patients with epilepsy undergoing continuous video-EEG monitoring and retrospective study of in utero antiepileptic drug effects on neurodevelopment. Dr. Motamedi has also received several awards for excellence in patient treatment, teaching and research.
Professional Association Memberships
American Epilepsy Society
American Academy of Sleep Medicine
American Neurological Association

  • Fellowship Program: Johns Hopkins Hospital (2001)
  • Residency Program: Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals (1998)
  • Internship Program: Yale New Haven Hospital (1995)
  • Medical School: Tehran University of Medical Sciences (1987)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Sleep Medicine
Practice Locations
  • 3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
    7th Floor
    Washington, DC 20007
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    Phone: (202) 444-1763
    Fax: (877) 245-1499

    Accepting New Patients
Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center
  • MedStar Montgomery Medical Center
  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital