Dr. Emma J. Nally, MD

Dr. Emma J. Nally, MD

Dr. Emma J. Nally, MD

Languages: English
Phone: 202-877-1488
Fax: 202-882-4858

Contact this Provider:

  • Brain Injury and Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Conditions I Treat
  • brain injury
  • concussion
  • dystonia
  • headache
  • neck pain
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Procedures I Perform
  • balance rehabilitation
  • botox for migraines
  • botox for spasticity
  • brain injury rehabilitation
  • gait analysis
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About the Provider

Emma Nally, MD, is an attending physician specializing in brain injury and stroke at MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital. Dr. Nally received her medical degree from St. George’s University and completed her residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at MedStar NRH/MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, where she served as chief resident. She completed a fellowship in brain injury at New York University-Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation.

During her training, Dr. Nally participated in rehabilitation research testing new treatment options for traumatic brain injury and made presentations about cutting-edge clinical research that demonstrated lead toxicity from retained bullet fragments.

Dr. Nally focuses on the interdisciplinary care of patients with brain injury and stroke, working with the entire multidisciplinary team of rehabilitation experts. She provides assessment and development of comprehensive treatment plans to foster the best possible recovery.

  • Fellowship Program: New York University Langone Medical Center (2019)
  • Residency Program: MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital (2018)
  • Internship Program: Grasslands Hospital (2015)
  • Medical School: St. Georges University (2014)
Nally E., Groah L., Pérez-Losad M., Caldovic L., Ljungberg I, Chandel N., Sprague B., Hsief M., Pohl H. Identification of Burkholderia fungorum in the urine of an individual with spinal cord injury and augmentation cystoplasty using 16S sequencing; copathogen or innocent bystander? Spinal Cord Series and Cases. September 2018; 4:85
                  Winner of Editor’s Choice October 2018

Nally E., Bunning R. Commentary: Quadriparesis Caused by Lead Poisoning Nine Years after a Gunshot Wound with Retained Bullet Fragments: A Case Report. Journal of Rare Diseases Research & Treatment. July 2018; 3(2): 44-45.

Nally E., Jelinek J., Bunning R. Quadriparesis Caused by Lead Poisoning Nine Years After a Gunshot Wound with Retained Bullet Fragments: A Case Report. PM&R. May 2017; 9(4): 411-414.    
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Practice Locations
  • 102 Irving Street Northwest
    Floor 2
    Washington, DC 20010
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    Phone: 202-877-1653
    Fax: 202-291-8147

Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital