Laxman Bhagwan Bahroo, DO| Neurology | MedStar Health

Laxman Bhagwan Bahroo, DO
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.8 out of 5 (515 reviews)

Specialties: Neurology

Languages: Hindi, English

410-354-4565

About me

Dr. Bahroo is an assistant professor and co-director of the Neurology Residency Program at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. He attended medical school in New Jersey, and he completed an internship at Saint Luke's Hospital in Bethlehem, Pa. Dr. Bahroo completed his neurology residency as served as the Academic Chief Resident in his final year at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. He also completed a two-year fellowship in movement disorders at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. As a board certified neurologist and member of the Movement Disorders program, his primary areas of focus in movement disorders include the medical and surgical management of Parkinson's disease and essential tremor. He also specializes in therapeutic botulinum toxin injections for dystonia spasticity and excessive drooling.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Ataxia
  • Botulinum Toxin For Movement Disorders
  • Chorea
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Dyskinesia
  • Dystonia
  • Falls
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Lewy Body Dementia
  • 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
  • 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
  • CNS Vasculitis
  • Cognitive Impairment
  • Concussion
  • Cranial Nerve Injury
  • Dejerine Sottas Disease
  • Diabetic Lumbosacral Radiculoplexus Neuropathy
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Diplopia
  • 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
  • Ischemic Stroke
  • Lacunar Stroke
  • Leg Weakness
  • Lewy Body Dementia
  • Lip Droop
  • Lobar Atrophy Of Brain
  • Medication Overuse Headache
  • Memory 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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1420 Beverly Road
Suite 300
McLean, VA, 22101

703-852-8588

Fax 410-354-4565

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

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology

Other Certification: National Board of Physicians and Surgeons, -

Fellowship Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2009)

Residency Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2007)

Internship Program: St. Lukes University Health Network (2004)

Medical School: University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey (2003)

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

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

    4.8
  • Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

    4.9
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    4.8
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.8
  • Mar 14, 2024

    Excellent

  • Mar 7, 2024

    Dr. Bahroo is a very compassionate provider whom we have worked with in 10 years he listens & provides resources for his patients.

  • Mar 6, 2024

    Dr. Bahroo is a fabulous doctor listens and discusses all decisions w/me & my caregiver - He is very informative.