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Fernando Pagan


Dr. Fernando L. Pagan is the Vice Chairman and Professor in the Department of Neurology at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital. He received his medical degree from Georgetown University, completed an internal medicine internship and a Neurology residency at Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. Pagan completed a fellowship in Movement Disorders and Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy at the National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke. He is a board-certified Neurologist. He is the director of the Movement Disorders Program and the Medical Director of the Medstar Georgetown University Hospital. National Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence. Dr. Pagan serves as the fellowship director for the clinical research fellowship in movement disorders at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, he has trained over 24 fellows in movement disorders. His special interests include Parkinson’s disease, parkinsonism and other related disorders, ataxia, essential tremor, dystonia and tics. He is a member of the functional neurosurgery team for movement disorders, performing preoperative evaluations and programming for deep brain stimulators in Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor and dystonia.

Dr. Pagan is the Medical director of the Georgetown University Medical Center Translational Neurotherapeutics Program (TNP) and has been the primary investigator of a number of clinical trials that are initiated by the TNP. Dr. Pagan has published widely in peer reviewed scientific and medical journals on the topic of Parkinson’s Disease and movement disorders.

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