Dr. Shakti Vadasseri Nayar, MD

Dr. Shakti Vadasseri Nayar, MD

Dr. Shakti Vadasseri Nayar, MD

Languages: English
Fax: 877-245-1499

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Specialties
  • Neurology
Conditions I Treat
  • abnormal reflexes
  • acute inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy
  • amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • arm weakness
  • ataxia
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Procedures I Perform
  • electrodiagnostic medicine
About the Provider

Shakti Nayar, MD, is a board-certified neurologist at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. Nayar has a strong clinical background in general 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.
 

Education
  • 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
    Washington, DC 20007
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  • 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