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Dr. Nirjaleshwar Nikhar, MD

Neurology*
3.4 (19)
Map Pin Small Olney, MD
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37 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Nirjaleshwar Nikhar, MD

Dr. Nirjaleshwar Nikhar, MD is a Neurology Specialist in Olney, MD. They specialize in Neurology, has 37 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurology. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF PUNE / ARMED FORCES MEDICAL COLLEGE and is affiliated with MedStar Montgomery Medical Center, WellSpan Waynesboro Hospital, Suburban Hospital, Frederick Health Hospital, Holy Cross Germantown Hospital, Garrett Regional Medical Center, Adventist Healthcare Shady Grove Medical Center and Lavaca Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Nikhar an average 3.4 star rating.

Dr. Nikhar works at Practice in Olney, MD with other offices in North Bethesda, MD and Bethesda, MD. They frequently treat conditions like All Headaches (incl. Migraine), Migraine and Difficulty With Walking along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Nikhar's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Office
    18213 Hillcrest Ave, Olney, MD 20832 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (301) 260-7600
  2. 2
    Bethesda Neurology LLC
    3202 Tower Oaks Blvd Ste 330, North Bethesda, MD 20852 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (301) 260-7600
  3. 3
    Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-atlantic LLC
    8218 Wisconsin Ave Ste P14, Bethesda, MD 20814 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (301) 260-7600
  4. 4
    Washington Sleep Disorder Center LLC
    4910 Moorland Ln, Bethesda, MD 20814 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (301) 260-7600

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • MedStar Montgomery Medical Center
  • WellSpan Waynesboro Hospital
  • Suburban Hospital
  • Frederick Health Hospital
  • Holy Cross Germantown Hospital
  • Garrett Regional Medical Center
  • Adventist Healthcare Shady Grove Medical Center
  • Lavaca Medical Center

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All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Migraine
Difficulty With Walking

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All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Migraine
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Difficulty With Walking
Gait Abnormality
Headache
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Spinal Cord Injury
Tension Headache
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Alzheimer's Disease
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
Anterior Horn Disease
Aural Migraine
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Vertigo
Concussion
Confusion
Dementia
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Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Dizziness
Dysphagia
Dystonia
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Epilepsy
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Essential Tremor
Facial Nerve Disorder
Insomnia
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Low Back Pain
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Myasthenia Gravis
Myelitis
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Myelopathy
Narcolepsy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Parkinson's Disease
Post-Concussion Syndrome
Radiculopathy
Restless Leg Syndrome
Sleep Apnea
Spinal Demyelination
Stroke
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Syncope
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Temporal Arteritis
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Traumatic Brain Injury
Tremor
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Vasculitis
Vertigo
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Visual Field Defects
Vitamin B Deficiency
EEG (Electroencephalogram)
Nerve Conduction Studies
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
Sleep Study
Acoustic Nerve Disorder
Aneurysm
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Anosmia
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Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Ataxia
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Autonomic Disorders
Bell's Palsy
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Benign Neoplasm of Brain
Brain Abscess
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brainstem Stroke Syndrome
Burning Mouth Syndrome
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Cataplexy
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Leukomalacia
Cerebral Palsy
Cervical Stenosis
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari Malformation Type 2
Chiari's Deformity
Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
Chronic Pain
Cluster Headache
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Corticobasal Degeneration
Cranial Nerve Cancer
Cranial Trauma
Diplopia
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Drug Induced Dystonia
Drug-Induced Parkinsonism
Encephalomyelopathy
Episodic Cluster Headache
Hemiplegic Migraine
Herniated Disc
Huntington's Disease
Hypothalamus Cancer
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Ischemic Encephalopathy
Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy
Leukodystrophy
Loss of Smell and Taste
Loss of Taste
Lyme Disease
Meningitis
Menstrual Migraine
Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
Myoclonus
Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
Neurosyphilis
Non-Spastic Cerebral Palsy
Nystagmus
Ophthalmoplegic Migraine
Optic Neuritis
Parkinsonism
Parosmia
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Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pituitary Tumor
Polyneuropathy
Postherpetic Neuralgia
Primary Insomnia
Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
Pseudobulbar Affect
Psychophysiologic Insomnia
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Seizure Disorders
Severe Infant Myoclonic Epilepsy
Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
Spina Bifida
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Syphilis Infections
Syringomyelia
Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
Thoracic Radiculopathy
Thoracic Spina Bifida
Tic Disorders
Torticollis
Transverse Myelitis
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vitamin B12 Deficiency
Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome
Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response Test
Cognitive Function Testing
Compound Muscle Action Potential (CMAP) Scan
Deep Brain Stimulation Evaluation
Dementia Evaluation
Dementia or Depression Screening
EMG (Electromyography)
Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Evaluation for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
Evoked Potential Test
Functional Movement Screening
Grip and-or Muscle Group Pull Test
Head CT Scan
Home Sleep Study
ImPACT Testing
Memory Evaluation
Peripheral NeuropathyTesting
Quantitative Sensory Test (QST)
Sudoscan
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TCD Bubble Test
Wada Test
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    Specialties*
    • Neurology

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    Years of Experience
    • 37 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Hindi
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    NPI Number
    • 1366537938
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • UNIVERSITY OF PUNE / ARMED FORCES MEDICAL COLLEGE
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurology
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Nikhar has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Nikhar has seen patients for All Headaches (incl. Migraine), Migraine and Difficulty With Walking, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Nikhar on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    19 patients have reviewed Dr. Nikhar. The overall rating for this provider is 3.4. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Nikhar.

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