Edina Komlodi-Pasztor, MD,PhD| Neuro-Oncology, Neurology | MedStar Health
Edina Komlodi-Pasztor

Edina Komlodi-Pasztor, MD,PhD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

5 out of 5 (49 reviews)

Specialties: Neuro-Oncology, Neurology

Languages: English


About me

Edina Komlodi-Pasztor, MD, PhD, has joined the Comprehensive Brain Tumor Center  at MedStar Health as the director of Neuro-Oncology. An esteemed physician-scientist, she is a welcome addition to our team of multidisciplinary brain tumor specialists who provide world-class, patient-centered care.

Dr. Komlodi-Pasztor is a fellowship-trained neuro-oncologist and a board-certified neurologist. She published several peer-reviewed articles, including one selected among the “Top 10 must-read articles on targeted agents” by Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology. She is the author of two book chapters and an online educational presentation for the American Academy of Neurology. She is a member of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology as well as the Society of Neuro-Oncology.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Concussion
  • Encephalopathies
  • Facial Nerve Palsy And Paresis
  • Headache
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Neuropathy
  • Numbness
  • Tingling
  • Tremor
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abnormal Reflexes
  • Acute Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Arm Weakness
  • Arteriovenous Fistula
  • Benign Focal Amyotrophy
  • Bethlem Myopathy
  • Brachial Plexus Injury
  • Brain Neoplasms
  • Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Charcot Marie Tooth Disease
  • Concussion
  • Cranial Nerve Injury
  • Dejerine Sottas Disease
  • Diabetic Lumbosacral Radiculoplexus Neuropathy
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Diplopia
  • Distal Motor Neuropathy
  • Distal Muscular Dystrophy
  • Distal Myopathy
  • Dropped Head Syndrome
  • Dural Arteriovenous Fistula
  • Dysarthria
  • Dysesthesia
  • Encephalopathies
  • Eyelid Closure Weakness
  • Facial Droop
  • Facial Nerve Palsy
  • Facial Nerve Palsy And Paresis
  • Facial Pain
  • Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy
  • Femoral Neuropathy
  • Guillain Barre Syndrome (GBS)
  • Headache
  • HIV Myopathy
  • Horner Syndrome
  • Inclusion Body Myopathy
  • Leg Numbness
  • Leg Weakness
  • Lewy Body Dementia
  • Lip Droop
  • Lobar Atrophy Of Brain
  • Malignant Brain Neoplasm
  • Merosin Deficient Congenital Muscular Dystrophy
  • Monomelic Amyotrophy
  • Multifocal Acquired Demyelinating Sensorimotor Neuropathy
  • Multifocal Motor Neuropathy
  • Muscle Atrophy
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Nerve Root Disorder
  • Neuralgia
  • Neuromuscular Diseases
  • Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO)
  • Neuropathy
  • Numbness
  • Occipital Neuralgia
  • Paramyotonia Congenita
  • Paresthesia
  • Periodic Paralysis
  • Peripheral Nerve Injury
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Plantar Nerve Lesions
  • Plexopathy
  • Radiculopathy
  • Sensory Impairment
  • Sensory Neuronopathy
  • Sensory Problem
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • Slurred Speech
  • Small Fiber Neuropathy
  • Spasticity
  • Spine Tumor
  • Statin Myopathy
  • Tibial Neuropathy
  • Tingling
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Unsteady Gait
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Impairment
  • Weakness
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Procedures I perform

  • Angiography
  • Avm Embolization
  • Botox For Hemifacial Spasm
  • Botox For Spasticity
  • Brain Injury Rehabilitation
  • Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • Electromyography
  • Epilepsy Monitoring Unit Evaluation (EMU)
  • Headache Therapy
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Infusion Treatment
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Practice locations

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3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
Lombardi Cancer Center
Washington, DC, 20007


Fax 202-444-0399

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Fax 202-444-0399


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 Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • United Group Medicare Advantage Plans
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • Cigna EPO
    • Traditional Medicare Fee for Service
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • Cigna Alliance Medicare (HMO) |
    • United Mamsi Life & Health
    • United MD IPA (HMO)
    • Tricare East Prime
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Open Access
    • Cigna POS Open Access & Open Access Plus
    • Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • Tricare for Life East
    • Cigna Choice Fund PPO
    • Tricare Reserve Select
    • United Choice
    • United AARP Medicare Complete
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • United Erickson Advantage Plans
    • United Medicare Advantage DSNP District of Columbia
    • United Choice Plus
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Open Access
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Beech Street PPO
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Health Services for Children with Special Needs (HSCSN)
    • D-SNP)
    • Carefirst Blue Preferred PPO
    • United Navigate
    • Cigna HMO & Network (HMO)
    • United Core Essential (HMO)
    • United Nursing Home Plan (C-SNP
    • Cigna HMO Open Access
    • Carefirst Healthy Blue (HMO/POS)
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • United Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO)
    • Cigna Network Open Access
    • United Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Cigna Indemnity
    • United Optimum Choice
    • United GEHA (for all other states) Compass Rose
    • Cigna Achieve Medicare (HMO C-SNP)
    • Virginia Premier
    • Carefirst BlueChoice HMO
    • Kaiser Medicare Advantage Signature and Select
    • Kaiser Maryland Medicaid MCO
    • WellPoint Maryland - Maryland Health Choice
    • Tricare East Select
    • Medicaid - District of Columbia
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • United MD IPA Preferred (POS)
    • UnitedHealthcare Individual Exchange Plans
    • Aetna Open HMO/Open HMO Option/Open EPO Plus
    • Cigna TotalCare (HMO D-SNP)
    • Medicaid - Virginia
    • Kaiser Medicare Plus
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • CareFirst BC/BS Advantage Core/Enhanced
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • HumanaChoice Honor’s plan PPO
    • Cigna PPO and PPO Plus
    • Kaiser Select-Added Choice
    • Carefirst EPO
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network
    • CareFirst (NCA) Indemnity
    • WellPoint Maryland
    • Kaiser Flexible Choice
    • Choice Care Network/HUMANA (PPO)
    • Anthem Plus BCBS of VA HealthKeepers Plus
    • United Student Resources
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthcare Alliance
    • CareFirst Administrators
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network (VA CCN)
    • Anthem (POS & Open Access POS) BCBS of VA HealthKeepers
    • Aetna Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Police and Fire Clinic
    • Kaiser Select
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • United Community Plan - Maryland Health Choice Program
    • United Select Plus (POS)
    • Kaiser HMO Plus and DHMO Plus Member
    • Cigna True Choice Medicare (PPO)
    • Kaiser Signature
    • Anthem HMO - BCBS of VA HealthKeepers
    • United Golden Rule
    • Cigna POS/Network POS
    • Aetna Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Cigna Preferred Medicare
    • CareFirst NASCO
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage
    • Innovation Health: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • CareFirst Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • Aetna HMO
    • I-SNP
    • CareFirst MedStar PPO
    • HumanaChoice PPO
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage prescription drug benefit (PPO)
    • Cigna True Choice Plus Medicare (PPO)
    • CareFirst Blue Card Program (Out-of-area BCBS plans)
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthy Families
    • Aetna Signature Administrator PPO/TPA
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA
    • CareFirst MedStar Select PPO
    • Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Innovation Health: Open POS II
    • Medicaid - Maryland
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund)
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • First Health PPO


Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology

Fellowship Program: National Institute of Health (2022)

Fellowship Program: Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (2021)

Residency Program: University of Buffalo (2020)

Internship Program: University of Buffalo (2017)

Medical School: Semmelweis University Faculty of Medicine (2005)

Ratings and reviews

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  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

  • Jan 30, 2024

    It was a pleasure to meet with her.

  • Jan 3, 2024

    I would highly recommend Dr. Komlodi-Pasztor.

  • Nov 10, 2023

    Very nice visit