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Dr. Pritha Ghosh, MD

Neurologist

Washington, DC

About Dr. Pritha Ghosh

If you are experiencing shortness of breath, chest pain or any other emergency, please call 911. ***Dr. Ghosh specializes in treating patients with movement disorders*** Pritha Ghosh, MD is board-certified in Neurology and is a clinical assistant professor at The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences. She received her medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Ghosh completed her internal medicine internship at Johns Hopkins University/Sinai Hospital of Baltimore and trained in neurology at Georgetown University Hospital. She also completed a fellowship in movement disorders at the National Institutes of Health, where she focused her clinical work on Parkinson’s disease (PD) and deep brain stimulation for the treatment of PD and other movement disorders. Her clinical interests include Parkinson’s disease, deep brain stimulation, tremor, dystonia, and other movement disorders. In addition to being trained in the evaluation and treatment of candidates for deep brain stimulation therapy, Dr. Ghosh is skilled in the use of botulinum injections for treating dystonia. Dr. Ghosh is a published author. While at the NIH, she was the lead investigator of a study of imaging biomarkers of PD and has also been involved in the development of objective measures of Parkinsonian symptoms. Dr. Ghosh is a clinical educator. As director of the medical student clerkship in Neurology, she is devoted to educating students, but also strives to teach Parkinson patients, their family members and the community- at-large about Parkinson’s disease. She has spoken at national conferences, and is a member of several professional societies, including the American Academy of Neurology, the Movement Disorders Society and the American Society for Ex

In-network insurances

  • AdvantageMD
  • Adventist Health
  • Aetna

Specialties

  • Neurologist

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Hospital affiliations

  • The George Washington University Hospital

Board certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Education and training

  • Medical School - Indiana University School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine
  • Georgetown University, Residency in Neurology
  • National Institutes of Health, Fellowship in Movement Disorders

Professional memberships

  • Movement Disorder Society

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1932241957

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5.0
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Extremely patient and thorough - I didn’t feel rushed, even when I knew our appointment was likely going over the typicalallotment
Extremely patient and thorough - I didn’t feel rushed, even when I knew our appointment was likely going over the typical allotment
Manisha G. · December 14, 2018
Excellent as well as her lookalike assistant Lindsay, wish they had cleared up she wasn't the doctor, not sure if there'sa patient/med student privilege. Thorough, middle of the road in her approach. I think saying followup visit if needed was a nice touch. Thanks.
Excellent as well as her lookalike assistant Lindsay, wish they had cleared up she wasn't the doctor, not sure if there's a patient/med student privilege. Thorough, middle of the roadin her approach. I think saying followup visit if needed was a nice touch. Thanks.
Carl M. · May 11, 2018

Dr. Pritha Ghosh's office location

GWMFA Department of Neurology

MFA Neurology

2150 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, 7 South

Washington, DC 20037

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She's outstanding

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Thorough and compassionate

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Extremely patient and thorough - I didn’t feel rushed, even when I knew our appointment was likely going over the typical allotment

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Excellent as well as her lookalike assistant Lindsay, wish they had cleared up she wasn't the doctor, not sure if there's a patient/med student privilege. Thorough, middle of the road in her approach. I think saying followup visit if needed was a nice touch. Thanks.

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The Dr. gave me an exhaustive exam and detailed suggestions for handling my condition and treating my symptoms. I appreciate her thoroughness.

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I have seen Dr. Ghosh over several years on neirological consuls. She is very nice, knowledgeable, and thorough in her evaluations. She had a very good bedside manner ad makes one relax as she examines you. I would highly recommend her services to others. I trust her judgement. Alan K.

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Very efficient and professional.

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She is more than what you can hope for in a competent neurologist! She is patient, attentive and thorough and has a razor sharp diagnosis. Leaves no stone unturned. I wouldn't go to anyone else!

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Excellent professional, knowledgeable, understanding, great people's skills. I thought that she was thorough in her examination, most attentive in listening to my concerns, and superb in explaining her medical conclusion and the recommendations to follow.

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Excellent doc who’s very thorough/knowledgeable and obviously cares a great deal about her patients!

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She was very kind and thorough.

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Dr. Pritha Ghosh is the best doctor I've ever had. She changed my life forever. My tremors are gone!

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Excellent, exhaustive exam. Very complete explanation of my issues!

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The doctor was very personable and approachable. Her manner was very thorough and she fully explained each step of her exam. The only downside of the visit was the wait but that was a non-issue because she spent so much time with me.

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Dr. Ghosh was very nice, thoughtful, and respectful. She walked me through my symptoms in a logical, easy to understand manner that was both comforting and informative. Highly recommended.

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Dr. Ghosh is very thorough and professional. She tested me for the things I saw her for. She wants to see me in another year to see if my condition remains stable. I really like being treated by her.

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She's valid, informative and very knowledgeable . She explained everything in full detail and expressed her concerns and opinions.

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She is very professional, competent, and compassionate. Highly recommend.

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Dr. Ghosh was very professional and thorough. I had several competing factors going on and she took the time to listen, answer questions and provide feedback.

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Very thorough, taking notes, and listening carefully - amazing!

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Wish all doctors had more time to look at the details of and explain results of tests, MRIs and the like.

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She was great - she was working with a med student and was patient with both of us. She listened, problem-solved, offered realistic solutions, and didn't automatically assign more invasive tests or medications.

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She was very thorough and took her time. I appreciated that I could ask her as many questions as I needed to ask and not feel rushed. Highly recommend Dr. Grosh!

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I really liked how she listened to all my concerns and took her time to evaluate and discuss everything she was testing

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The doctor was so professional and scientific

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This was a very quick and informative visit. She did her research and made sure the next steps were explained to me the visit was very pleasant.

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Dr. Ghosh was amazing. She helped calm my fears, while explaining what my symptoms could possibly mean. I would highly recommend going to her.

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She is a very friendly doctor and I felt very comfortable discussing my issues with her.

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She's a rockstar. That's all of have to say--top notch.

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