Dr. Shakti Vadasseri Nayar, MD

Dr. Shakti Vadasseri Nayar, MD

Dr. Shakti Vadasseri Nayar, MD

Languages: English
Phone: 202-444-8525
Fax: 877-245-1499

Contact this Provider:

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Neurology
  • Neuromuscular Medicine
Conditions I Treat
  • abnormal reflexes
  • acute flaccid myelitis
  • acute inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy
  • amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • arm weakness
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Procedures I Perform
  • electrodiagnostic medicine
  • electromyography
About the Provider

Shakti Nayar, MD, is a board-certified neurologist at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. Nayar has a strong clinical background in Neurology and advanced training in Neuromuscular diseases and Clinical Neurophysiology, in which she is additionally board-certified. She received awards during her training for both her commitment to patient care and for her overall excellence in Neurology, demonstrated by clinical performance, educational abilities, and patient interaction.

Dr. Nayar sees patients with neuromuscular conditions, including spinal stenosis, radiculopathies, neuropathies, myasthenia gravis, myopathies, and ALS, and performs diagnostic tests, including electromyography (EMG). Dr. Nayar is a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and is an active member of the American Academy of Neurology.

  • Fellowship Program: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (2014)
  • Residency Program: George Washington University Hospital (2013)
  • Residency Program: University of Maryland Medical Center (2010)
  • Internship Program: University of Maryland Medical Center (2010)
  • Medical School: George Washington University School of Medicine (2009)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology
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Practice Locations
  • 3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
    Pasquerilla Healthcare Center 7th Fl Dept Neurology
    Washington, DC 20007
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    Phone: 202-444-8525
    Fax: 877-245-1499

  • 5454 Wisconsin Avenue
    Floor 11
    Chevy Chase, MD 20815
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    Phone: 301-295-0540
    Fax: 877-245-1499

Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital