Benjamin Osborne, MD| Neuro-Ophthalmology, Neurology | MedStar Health

Benjamin Osborne, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.7 out of 5 (872 reviews)

Specialties: Neuro-Ophthalmology, Neurology

Languages: English

410-354-5982

About me

Benjamin J. Osborne, MD, is an associate professor of neurology and ophthalmology at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. Osborne is the Director of the Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO) and Neuro-Ophthalmology Clinics, as well as the Director of the Multiple Sclerosis Fellowship Program. Dr. Osborne is board certified in neurology, with concentrations in neuro-opthalmology and multiple sclerosis.

Dr. Osborne evaluates and treats patients with complicated vision problems (usually due to neurologic disease) whom are referred by other specialists. The neurological diseases that often cause such vision problems that Dr. Osborne treats include multiple sclerosis, myasthenia gravis, pseudotumor cerebri, thyroid eye disease, unexplained vision loss, optic neuritis and papilledema. Dr. Osborne and his team participate in field testing and optic coherence tomography (OCT). He has published numerous works in journals in his fields, and is currently active in multiple ongoing research studies.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Abnormal Pupil Function
  • Blurred Vision
  • CNS Vasculitis
  • Demyelinating Disease
  • Diplopia
  • Eye Pain
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO)
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Transverse Myelitis
  • Vision Loss
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abnormal Pupil Function
  • Behcet Syndrome
  • Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
  • Blurred Vision
  • Central Nervous System Lupus
  • Cerebellar Ataxia
  • Cerebellar Disease
  • CNS Vasculitis
  • Cortical Visual Impairment
  • Cranial Nerve Injury
  • Demyelinating Disease
  • Diplopia
  • Encephalopathies
  • Eye Pain
  • Eyelid Closure Weakness
  • Facial Asymmetry
  • Facial Droop
  • Facial Nerve Palsy
  • Facial Nerve Palsy And Paresis
  • Horner Syndrome
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelitis
  • Neuromuscular Diseases
  • Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO)
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome
  • Pseudotumor Cerebri
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Transverse Myelitis
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Impairment
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Procedures I perform

  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Infusion Treatment
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Practice locations

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

202-444-8525

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8630 Fenton Street
Plaza 7
Silver Spring, MD, 20910

301-565-0222

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5454 Wisconsin Avenue
Floor 11
Chevy Chase, MD, 20815

301-295-0540

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1420 Beverly Road
Suite 305
McLean, VA, 22101

703-852-8118

Fax 410-657-1967

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106 Irving Street Northwest
POB South Ste 420
Washington, DC, 20010

202-877-8550

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Insurance

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

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • UnitedHealthcare and AARP Medicare Complete Plans/ UHC Group Medicare Advantage Plans HMO, POS, PPO
    • Kaiser Permanente Medicare Advantage Signature and Select (aka Senior Advantage)
    • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Adv/Special Needs Plans
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • CFBCBS EPO
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Kaiser PermanenteSelect-Added Choice
    • Medicare Fee for Service
    • Kaiser Permanente Select
    • Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plus (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Kaiser Virginia Premier
    • Kaiser MD Medicaid MCO
    • UHC Community Plan of MD
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature
    • Kaiser Permanente Flexible Choice POS
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna HMO
    • Open POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open HMO
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • CIGNA EPO
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • Network OA
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • Tricare Prime
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • First Health PPO
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • United Student Resources
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology

Fellowship: Children's Hospital (2006)

Residency: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2005)

Medical School: Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health (2001)

Ratings and reviews

  • Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition

    4.7
  • Extent to which the care provider listened to you

    4.7
  • Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (options, risks, benefits, etc.)

    4.6
  • Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

    4.7
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    4.7
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.7
  • Dec 6, 2023

    My experience, was good Benjamin Osborne md is an excellent doctor I do not have vertigo anymore. I am very well he takes care of my headache. I am more healthier than I ever been in life I feel better.

  • Dec 6, 2023

    Great work

  • Nov 14, 2023

    Very professional and efficient.