Fahd Saeed Amjad, MD| Neurology | MedStar Health
Fahd Saeed Amjad

Fahd Saeed Amjad, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.7 out of 5 (773 reviews)

Specialties: Neurology

Languages: Urdu, English

410-354-4565

About me

Dr. Amjad is an Assistant Professor of Neurology in the Movement Disorder Division and co clinical Director of the Care Education and Research Center for Huntington Disease at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital. He received his medical degree from Georgetown School of Medicine. He completed his internship training in internal medicine at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Amjad completed his neurology residency at Georgetown University Medical Center, where he served as academic chief resident. He also completed a two-year fellowship in movement disorders at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. He is a board certified neurologist. His special interests include the medical and surgical management of Parkinson's disease, essential tremor and dystonia. He is also experienced in the treatment of Parkinsons Plus Syndromes, ataxia, tardive dyskinesia, Huntington Disease and tic disorders. He specializes in therapeutic botulinum toxin injections for blepharospasm, spasticity, dystonia and sialorrhea.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Aggressive Behavior
  • Ataxia
  • Botulinum Toxin For Movement Disorders
  • Chorea
  • Clumsiness
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Depression
  • Disturbance Of Attention
  • Dyskinesia
  • Dystonia
  • Falls
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Irritability
  • Lewy Body Dementia
  • Memory Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Parkinson's Disease (PD)
  • Spasms
  • Spasticity
  • Tremor
  • Twitching
  • Unsteady Gait
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abnormal Reflexes
  • Acute Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Aggressive Behavior
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Arm Weakness
  • Arteriovenous Fistula
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
  • Ataxia
  • Behcet Syndrome
  • Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
  • Carotid Stenosis
  • Central Nervous System Lupus
  • Cerebellar Ataxia
  • Cerebellar Disease
  • Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Cerebrovascular Accident (CVA)
  • Cervical Dystonia
  • Cervical Plexopathy
  • Charcot Marie Tooth Disease
  • Chorea
  • Clumsiness
  • CNS Vasculitis
  • Cognitive Impairment
  • Concussion
  • Cranial Nerve Injury
  • Dejerine Sottas Disease
  • Depression
  • Diabetic Lumbosacral Radiculoplexus Neuropathy
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Diplopia
  • Disturbance Of Attention
  • Dural Arteriovenous Fistula
  • Dyskinesia
  • Dystonia
  • Encephalopathies
  • Epilepsy
  • Facial Droop
  • Facial Nerve Palsy And Paresis
  • Facial Pain
  • Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy
  • Falls
  • Femoral Neuropathy
  • Guillain Barre Syndrome (GBS)
  • Headache
  • HIV Associated Neurocognitive Disorder
  • HIV Myopathy
  • Horner Syndrome
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Inclusion Body Myopathy
  • Irritability
  • Ischemic Stroke
  • Lacunar Stroke
  • Leg Weakness
  • Lewy Body Dementia
  • Lip Droop
  • Lobar Atrophy Of Brain
  • Medication Overuse Headache
  • Memory Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Movement Diseases And Disorders
  • Multifocal Motor Neuropathy
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelitis
  • Myoclonic Epilepsy With Ragged Red Fibers
  • Nerve Root Disorder
  • Nervous System Disorders
  • Neuralgia
  • Neuromuscular Diseases
  • Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO)
  • Neuropathy
  • Non Ruptured Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Occipital Neuralgia
  • Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Paramyotonia Congenita
  • Paraplegia
  • Paresthesia
  • Parkinson's Disease (PD)
  • Periodic Paralysis
  • Peripheral Nerve Injury
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Periventricular Leukomalacia
  • Plexopathy
  • Positional Vertigo
  • Primary Cerebellar Degeneration
  • Primary Progressive Aphasia
  • Pseudotumor Cerebri
  • Quadriplegia
  • Radiculopathy
  • Sensory Impairment
  • Sensory Neuronopathy
  • Small Fiber Neuropathy
  • Spasms
  • Spasticity
  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia
  • Spinocerebellar Degeneration
  • Spinocerebellar Diseases
  • Statin Myopathy
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Tetraplegia
  • Tic Disorders
  • Tinnitus
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Twitching
  • Unsteady Gait
  • Vertigo
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Impairment
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Procedures I perform

  • Angiography
  • Avm Embolization
  • Botox For Dystonia
  • Botox For Hemifacial Spasm
  • Botox For Spasticity
  • Botulinum Toxin For Movement Disorders
  • Brain Injury Rehabilitation
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • 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
Pasquerilla Healthcare Center
Washington, DC, 20007

301-774-8956

Fax 410-354-4565

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Fax 410-354-4565

18111 Prince Philip Drive
Suite 101
Olney, MD, 20832

301-774-8956

Fax 410-354-4565

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miles away

Fax 410-354-4565

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

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology

Fellowship Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2015)

Residency Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2008)

Internship Program: MedStar Union Memorial Hospital (2005)

Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine (2004)

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

    4.8
  • Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (options, risks, benefits, etc.)

    4.7
  • Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

    4.8
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    4.8
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.7
  • Mar 22, 2024

    Good experience.

  • Mar 11, 2024

    We Already have a person that need this Dr

  • Feb 29, 2024

    Dr. was a great listened to me and asked questions dr. did not rush me. Spent time.