Ayesha Sana Ahmad, MD| Neurology | MedStar Health

Ayesha Sana Ahmad, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

Specialities: Neurology

Languages: Urdu, English

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About me

Ayesha Ahmad, MD, has joined MedStar Health as a headache neurologist for the department of Neurology. A vital member of the world-class team of MedStar Health neurology experts, Dr. Ahmad takes a patient-centered approach to care, connecting to each patient as she develops tailored treatment plans. She is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and is a member of the American Headache Society and the American Academy of Neurology. Dr. Ahmad, whose work is published in a variety of peer-reviewed journals, is a frequent presenter at industry conferences and events.

Dr. Ahmad’s areas of special interest include:

  • Cluster headache
  • Migraine
  • Facial pain
  • Headache
  • Tension-type headache
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Botox for chronic migraine
  • Nerve block

Clinical areas of focus

  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • CNS Vasculitis
  • Demyelinating Disease
  • Intrathecal Baclofen Pump
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO)
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Transverse Myelitis
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis
  • Acute Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Autoimmune Encephalopathy
  • Behcet Syndrome
  • Central Nervous System Lupus
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • CNS Vasculitis
  • Demyelinating Disease
  • Guillain Barre Syndrome (GBS)
  • HIV Associated Neurocognitive Disorder
  • HIV Myopathy
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myelitis
  • Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO)
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Transverse Myelitis
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Procedures I perform

  • Intrathecal Baclofen Pump
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Infusion Treatment
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Practice locations

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6858 Old Dominion Drive
Suite 201
McLean, VA, 22101

202-295-0540

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5454 Wisconsin Avenue
Suite 401
Chevy Chase, MD, 20815

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1420 Beverly Road
Suite 300
McLean, VA, 22101

703-852-8588

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3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
Pasquerilla Healthcare Center 7th Fl
Washington, DC, 20007

202-295-0540

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Insurance

MedStar Medical Group accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Medical Group, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • OneNet PPO, Inc.
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • United Student Resources
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • United Healthcare Core Essential (HMO)
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • United Healthcare Compass (HMO)
    • United Healthcare Navigate
    • Optimum Choice
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Tricare Extra (Indemnity)
    • Tricare Standard
    • Tricare Prime
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • MedStar Medicare Choice
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • Network OA
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • CIGNA EPO
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std. & Basic PPO)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Aetna USAccess (POS)
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open HMO
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Open POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna HMO

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology

Fellowship Program: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (2021)

Residency Program: Henry Ford Hospital (2019)

Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine (2015)