Dr. Roger Packer MD Neurologist

Dr. Roger Packer is a neurologist in Washington, District of Columbia. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Children's National Medical Center and MedStar Washington Hospital Center. He received his medical degree from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and has been in practice for 35 years. He is one of 28 doctors at Children's National Medical Center and one of 45 at MedStar Washington Hospital Center who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: Child Neurology

Education & Medical Training

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Residency, Pediatrics, 1976 - 1978

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Fellowship, Child Neurology, 1978 - 1981

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Class of 1976

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified in Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology

DC State Medical License
Active through 2012

MD State Medical License
Active through 2013

VA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Cumulative cisplatin dose is not associated with event-free or overall survival in children with newly diagnosed average-risk medulloblastoma treated with cisplatin based adjuvant chemotherapy: report from the Children's Oncology Group.
Nageswara Rao, A. A.,Wallace, D. J.,Billups, C.,Boyett, J. M.,Gajjar, A.,Packer, R. J.

Bevacizumab (BVZ)-associated toxicities in children with recurrent central nervous system tumors treated with BVZ and irinotecan (CPT-11): A Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium Study (PBTC-022).
Fangusaro, J.,Gururangan, S.,Poussaint, T. Y.,McLendon, R. E.,Onar-Thomas, A.,Warren, K. E.,Wu, S.,Packer, R. J.,Banerjee, A.,Gilbertson, R. J.,Jakacki, R.,Gajjar, A.,Goldman, S.,Pollack, I. F.,Friedman, H. S.,Boyett, J. M.,Kun, L. E.,Fouladi, M.

Marked Recovery of Vision in Children With Optic Pathway Gliomas Treated With Bevacizumab.
Avery, R. A.,Hwang, E. I.,Jakacki, R. I.,Packer, R. J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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