Fahd Saeed Amjad, MD| Neurology | MedStar Health

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

4.7 out of 5 (744 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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18111 Prince Philip Drive
Suite 101
Olney, MD, 20832

301-774-8956

Fax 410-354-4565

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

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
  • Nov 20, 2023

    Good experience

  • Nov 17, 2023

    Goof experience

  • Oct 25, 2023

    Dr Amjad is a very good doctor; concerned and interested in helping his patients. He spends a lot of time with us and is very compassionate.