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Meet the Faculty

Fellowship Director

Benjamin Osborne, MD
Associate Professor, Departments of Neurology and Ophthalmology
Director, Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO) Clinic
Director, Neuro-Ophthalmology Clinic
Director, Multiple Sclerosis Fellowship Program

Specialty: Neurology, Ophthalmology, Neuro-Ophthalmology
Medical School: Hahnemann University School of Medicine, 2001
Internship: Maimonides Hospital, 2002
Residency, Georgetown University Hospital, 2005
Fellowship: University of Pennsylvania and Scheie Eye Institute, Neuro-Ophthalmology, 2006
Certification(s): Psychiatry and Neurology, 2006|
Special Interests: Neuro-Ophthalmology, Optic neuritis, Multiple sclerosis, Neuromyelitis Optica, Nystagmus, Myasthenia gravis, Pseudotumor cerebri, Transverse myelitis


Additional Faculty

Faria Amjad, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology

Director of Clinical Research, Georgetown Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology Center
Director, Spasticity Clinic

Specialty: Multiple Sclerosis
Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine, 2009
Internship: St. Agnes Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 2010
Residency: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, 2013
Fellowship: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Multiple Sclerosis, 2015
Certification(s): Neurology, 2013
Special Interests: Multiple Sclerosis, Spasticity, Botox for Spasmodic Dysphonia


Nancy Hu, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
Core Team, Multiple Sclerosis Patient Centered Specialty Practice
Co-Director, Neurology Clerkship, Georgetown University School of Medicine

Specialty: Multiple Sclerosis
Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine (2008-2013)
Internship: Montefiore Medical Center, Wakefield (2013-2014)
Residency: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2014-2017)
Fellowship: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital for Multiple Sclerosis/Neuroimmunology (2017-2018)
Certification(s): ABPN-Certified (2017)
Special Interests: Multiple Sclerosis, Botox for Spasticity, Headache, Botox for Migraine


Robert K. Shin, MD
Professor, Department of Neurology
Director, Georgetown Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology Center

Specialty: Multiple Sclerosis, Neuro-Ophthalmology
Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1996
Internship: Albert Einstein Medical Center, 1997
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2000
Fellowships: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Scheie Eye Institute, 2002
Certifications: Neurology (American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology) 2001
Special Interests: Multiple sclerosis, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Neuromyelitis Optica, Optic Neuritis


Carlos Tornatore, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Neurology
Executive Director, Multiple Sclerosis Patient Centered Specialty Practice
Co-Director, Neurology Clerkship, Georgetown University School of Medicine

Specialty: Multiple Sclerosis
Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine, 1986
Internship: Providence Hospital, 1987
Residency: Georgetown University Medical Center, 1990
Fellowship: National Institutes of Health, 1994
Certification(s): Psychiatry and Neurology, 1991
Special Interests: Multiple sclerosis, Infectious diseases of the central nervous system, Neuroimmunology, Neuro-AIDS