Dr. Ishita A. Gambhir, MD

Dr. Ishita A. Gambhir, MD

Dr. Ishita A. Gambhir, MD

Languages: Hindi, English
Fax: (877) 245-1499

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Specialties
  • Neurology
Conditions I Treat
  • blepharospasm
  • essential tremor
  • facial spasm
  • lewy body dementia
  • parkinson's disease
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Procedures I Perform
  • blepharospasm
  • botox for spasticity
  • essential tremor
  • facial spasm
  • lewy body dementia
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About the Provider

Ishita Arya Gambhir, MD, is a board-certified neurologist at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital specializing in movement disorders. Her areas of expertise and interest include Parkinson's Disease, Atypical Parkinsonisms, deep brain stimulator programming, essential tremor and other forms of tremor and tics/Tourette's Syndrome. Dr. Gambhir also performs botulinum toxin injections for dystonia, spasticity, sialorrhea and facial nerve disorders (hemifacial spasm, blepharospasm). She sees patients at Georgetown and also at satellite offices in Chevy Chase, MD and Mclean, VA.

Dr. Gambhir developed a particular interest for movement disorders during her neurology residency and has a special focus on working with patients and their families to formulate a comprehensive treatment plan. She believes that the management of a neurological condition is not just limited to medications, but rather requires a multi-modal approach to improve quality of life. Dr. Gambhir is a long-time resident of the D.C .Metropolitan area since moving here from Sydney, Australia. She lives in Northern Virginia with her husband and daughter and enjoys spending time with her large extended family and friends.

Education
  • Fellowship Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2013)
  • Residency Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2011)
  • Internship Program: MedStar Washington Hospital Center (2008)
  • Medical School: University of Maryland at Baltimore (2007)
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Practice Locations
  • 3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
    Washington, DC 20007
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    Phone: (202) 295-0540
    Fax: (877) 245-1499

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  • 6858 Old Dominion Drive
    Mc Lean, VA 22101
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  • 5454 Wisconsin Avenue
    Suite 1100
    Suite 401
    Chevy Chase, MD 20815
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    Phone: (202) 295-0540
    Fax: (877) 245-1499

    Accepting New Patients
Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital