Carlo S. Tornatore, MD| Neurology | MedStar Health

Carlo S. Tornatore, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.9 out of 5 (920 reviews)

Specialties: Neurology

Languages: English

410-354-7953

About me

Dr. Tornatore is the Regional Chief of Neurology for MedStar Health and Chairman and Neurologist-in-Chief in the Department of Neurology at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. He is also the Executive Director of the Multiple Sclerosis Patient Centered Specialty Practice­ MedStar Georgetown and Professor and Chairman in the Department of Neurology at Georgetown University Medical Center. Dr. Tornatore received his undergraduate degree in neurobiology from Cornell University and then attended Georgetown University School of Medicine where he received his medical degree. Following a Neurology Residency at Georgetown University Hospital, he was a post-doctoral fellow at the National Institute of Neurologic Disorders and Stroke at the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Tornatore has published extensively in the areas of neuroimmunology, neurovirology and Multiple Sclerosis and is currently involved in over 15 clinical trials for the treatment of Multiple Sclerosis. He has won multiple awards in the areas of medical student teaching, patient care and scholarly research.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • CNS Vasculitis
  • Demyelinating Disease
  • Intrathecal Baclofen Pump
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • 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
  • 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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3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
Pasquerilla Healthcare Center
Washington, DC, 20007

202-444-8525

Fax 410-354-7953

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

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology

Fellowship Program: National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (1996)

Residency Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (1990)

Internship Program: Providence Hospital (1987)

Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine (1986)

Ratings and reviews

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

    4.9
  • Extent to which the care provider listened to you

    5.0
  • Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (options, risks, benefits, etc.)

    4.9
  • Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

    5.0
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    4.9
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.9
  • Jul 10, 2023

    I love that Dr. T takes the time to listen to my concerns and talks to me about options and the risks that medications have. He is very caring and takes his time with me. He has a gray memory and remember everything from previous times which is so nice. He knows me as a person and truly cares.

  • Jun 21, 2023

    Very good experience

  • Jun 21, 2023

    Exceptional care from Dr. Tornatore