Dr. Fernando Luis Pagan, MD

Dr. Fernando Luis Pagan, MD

Dr. Fernando Luis Pagan, MD

Languages: English
Fax: (877) 245-1499

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Specialties
  • Neurology
Conditions I Treat
  • abnormal reflexes
  • acute inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy
  • alzheimer's disease
  • amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • arm weakness
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Procedures I Perform
  • angiography
  • avm embolization
  • botox for dystonia
  • botox for hemifacial spasm
  • botox for spasticity
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About the Provider

Fernando L. Pagan, MD, is a Professor and Vice Chairman for the Department of Neurology at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. Pagan received his medical degree from Georgetown University and completed an internal medicine internship and a neurology residency at MedStar Georgetown. Dr. Pagan also completed a fellowship in movement disorders and magnetic resonance spectroscopy at the National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke within the National Institutes of Health. He is a board-certified neurologist. Dr. Pagan is director of the Movement Disorders Program and the medical director of MedStar Georgetown's National Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence, as well as the fellowship director for the clinical research fellowship in movement disorders at MedStar Georgetown.  Dr. Pagan also serves as the Medical Director of the Translational Neurocience Program (TNP).
Dr. Pagan's special interests include Parkinson's disease, parkinsonism, and other related disorders; ataxia; essential tremor; dystonia; and tics, and he is an expert in botulinum toxin treatment for dystonia, tremor, spasticity, and tics. He is a member of the functional neurosurgery team for movement disorders, performing preoperative evaluations and programming for deep brain stimulators in Parkinson's disease, essential tremor and dystonia.
The TNP focuses on repourposing drugs for the treatment of Neurodenegenerative Disorders like Parkinson's Disease (PD), Lewy Body Disease, Alzheimer's Disease (AD), Huntington's Disease, ALS, CTE, PSP, MSA and others. Currently Dr. Pagan is the PI (Primary Investigator) in mutiple clinical trials.  The TNP is currently involved with clinical research trials with Nilotinib in PD and AD.
Hear Dr. Pagan: Robin Williams and Parkinson's Disease (WUSA9)

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Education
  • Fellowship Program: National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (2003)
  • Residency Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2000)
  • Internship Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (1997)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology
Insurance
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Practice Locations
  • 3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
    Pasquerilla Healthcare Center 7th Floor
    Washington, DC 20007
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    Phone: (202) 444-8525
    Fax: (877) 245-1499

  • 6858 Old Dominion Drive
    Sutie 201
    Mc Lean, VA 22101
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    Phone: (202) 295-0540
    Fax: (202) 444-2661

Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Awards
  • AOA Honor Society
  • Washingtonian Magazine "Top Doctors" 2016-2018.