Dr. Shakti Vadasseri Nayar, MD

Dr. Shakti Vadasseri Nayar, MD

Dr. Shakti Vadasseri Nayar, MD

Languages: English
Fax: 877-245-1499

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Specialties
  • Neurology
  • Neuromuscular Medicine
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
Conditions I Treat
  • abnormal emg
  • abnormal reflexes
  • amyloid neuropathy
  • amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • arm weakness
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Procedures I Perform
  • electrodiagnostic medicine
  • electromyography
  • nerve conduction studies
About the Provider

Shakti Nayar, MD, is a board-certified neurologist at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. Nayar has a strong clinical background in general neurology and advanced training in neuromuscular diseases and clinical neurophysiology. She received awards during her training for both her commitment to patient care and for her overall excellence in neurology, demonstrated by clinical performance, educational abilities and patient interaction.
Dr. Nayar sees patients with general neurological conditions, such as headache, stroke, seizures and sleep disorders. She also treats neuromuscular conditions, including spinal stenosis, radiculopathies, neuropathies, myasthenia gravis, myopathies and ALS, and performs diagnostic tests, including electromyography (EMG). Dr. Nayar is a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and is an active member of the American Academy of Neurology.
 

Education
  • Fellowship Program: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (2014)
  • Residency Program: George Washington University Hospital (2013)
  • Residency Program: University of Maryland Medical Center (2010)
  • Internship Program: University of Maryland Medical Center (2010)
  • Medical School: George Washington University School of Medicine (2009)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology
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Practice Locations
  • 3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
    7th Floor
    Washington, DC 20007
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    Phone: (202) 444-8525
    Fax: (877) 245-1499

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  • 5454 Wisconsin Avenue
    Suite 1100
    Chevy Chase, MD 20815
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