Dr. Nirjaleshwar Kumar Nikhar MD Neurologist

Dr. Nirjaleshwar Nikhar is a neurologist in Bethesda, Maryland and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including MedStar Montgomery Medical Center and Montgomery General Hospital. He received his medical degree from Armed Forces Medical College Pune and has been in practice for 26 years. He is one of 16 doctors at MedStar Montgomery Medical Center and one of 12 at Montgomery General Hospital who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: General Neurology

Education & Medical Training

Wayne State University School of Medicine
Residency, Neurology, 1995–1998

Armed Forces Medical College Pune
Class of 1988

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified in Neurology

MD State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Publications & Presentations

Widespread loss of neuronal populations in the spinal ventral horn in sporadic motor neuron disease. A morphometric study.
Stephens, B., Guiloff, R. J., Navarrete, R., Newman, P., Nikhar, N., Lewis, P.

Retrospective analysis of the use of cyclosporine in myasthenia gravis.
Ciafaloni, E., Nikhar, N. K., Massey, J. M., Sanders, D. B.


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