Yasar Torres Yaghi, MD| Neurology | MedStar Health

Yasar Torres Yaghi, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.9 out of 5 (552 reviews)

Specialities: Neurology

Languages: English

(877) 245-1499

About me

Following a neuro-restoration research fellowship at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, neurologist Yasar Torres-Yaghi, MD, has joined the staff as director of the Parkinsonism and Dementia Clinic. Dr. Torres-Yaghi is also spearheading an initiative to care for the growing population of aging patients with neurodegenerative conditions
characterized by overlapping features of both cognitive impairment and Parkinson’s disease.

Dr. Torres-Yaghi’s credentials include:
Medical Degree: George Washington University
Internship: MedStar Union Memorial Hospital
Residency: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Fellowship: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Neuro-restoration research
(Movement disorders, dementia)

Dr. Torres-Yaghi’s areas of expertise include:

  • Movement Disorders
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Lewy Body Dementia
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
  • Multiple-System Atrophy
  • Frontal Temporal Lobe Dementia

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 (MS)
  • 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 Neuropathy
  • 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

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3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
Pasquerilla Healthcare Center 7th Fl Dept Neurology
Washington, DC, 20007

202-444-8525

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5454 Wisconsin Avenue
Floor 11
Chevy Chase, MD, 20815

301-295-0540

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6858 Old Dominion Drive
Suite 201
McLean, VA, 22101

202-295-0540

Fax 877-245-1499

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Insurance

MedStar Medical Group accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Medical Group, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Aetna USAccess (POS)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std. & Basic PPO)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • Tricare Prime
    • Tricare Standard
    • Tricare Extra (Indemnity)
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • MedStar Medicare Choice
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • United Student Resources
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • OneNet PPO, Inc.
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • United Healthcare Core Essential (HMO)
    • Optimum Choice
    • United Healthcare Navigate
    • United Healthcare Compass (HMO)
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • Network OA
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • CIGNA EPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Open HMO
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Open POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology

Residency Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2015)

Internship/Residency: MedStar Union Memorial Hospital (2012)

Medical School: George Washington University School of Medicine (2011)

Ratings and reviews

  • Provider explained things understandably

    4.9
  • Provider listened carefully

    4.9
  • Provider knew medical history

    4.8
  • Provider showed respect

    4.9
  • Provider spent enough time with patient

    4.9
  • Mar 16, 2022

    Dr. Torres-Yaghi is so personable and makes you feel as if you are his only patient

  • Mar 16, 2022

    Dr. Yaghi is a a spectacularly good doctor. He listens carefully and with empathy! He has superb expertise and share it with skill! He is a very, very good commuter! He models respect and caring! He has remarkable technical excellence. Just a wonderful professional medical provider.

  • Mar 14, 2022

    Dr. Torres-Yaghi is one of the most professional physicians I've ever encountered. He's detail oriented and covers all issues. I couldn't be more pleased.