Dr. Yasar A. Torres-Yaghi, MD

Dr. Yasar A. Torres-Yaghi, MD

Dr. Yasar A. Torres-Yaghi, 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

Following a neuro-restoration research fellowship at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, neurologist Yasar Torres-Yaghi, MD, has joined the staff as director of the Parkinsonism and Dementia Clinic. Dr. Torres-Yaghi is also spearheading an initiative to care for the growing population of aging patients with neurodegenerative conditions
characterized by overlapping features of both cognitive impairment and Parkinson’s disease.

Dr. Torres-Yaghi’s credentials include:
Medical Degree: George Washington University
Internship: MedStar Union Memorial Hospital
Residency: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Fellowship: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Neuro-restoration research
(Movement disorders, dementia)

Dr. Torres-Yaghi’s areas of expertise include:

  • Movement Disorders
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Lewy Body Dementia
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
  • Multiple-System Atrophy
  • Frontal Temporal Lobe Dementia

Education
  • Internship/Residency: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2015)
  • Internship/Residency: MedStar Union Memorial Hospital (2012)
  • Medical School: George Washington University School of Medicine (2011)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology
Insurance
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Practice Locations
  • 3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
    Washington, DC 20007
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  • 6858 Old Dominion Drive
    Mc Lean, VA 22101
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  • 5454 Wisconsin Avenue
    Suite 1100
    Chevy Chase, MD 20815
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Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital