About Us

The Neurology Clinic of Washington is a medical practice specializing in the complex field of Neurological disorders. Neurologists evaluate to diagnose and initiate treatment for a wide range of neurological disorders, which at our practice includes, among others, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, dystonias, dementias, Sleep disorders, migraines, Parkinson’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis, and polyneuropathy. The practice performs several tests to evaluate such disorders which include EMG and NCS, EEG, Polysomnogram, and neuropsychological tests.

The practice has 2 offices located in Olney and Rockville, MD. Dr. Nikhar is the principle neurologist in the practice and he has been lauded as one of the “Top Doctors in Neurology in Washington DC” for several years in a row. He has subspecialist training in Neuromuscular Diseases and Electromyography. He is a member of American Academy of Neurology, American Board of Neuromuscular Medicine, and Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, London, UK. He has been recognized as one the ‘Top Doctors in Neurology in Metropolitan Washington DC’ for several years in a row, and ‘Top Doctor with Best Bedside Manner in Bethesda.’ He is an excellent diagnostician, with peerless attention to patients’ symptoms. His clinical experience and background training makes him one of the most sought after neurologists in complex neurological disorders.

Gen Byrd Turner is a nationally certified Physician Assistant who joined the practice in 2023, having previously worked in Neurology and having graduated from AT Still university in AZ. She evaluates and treats patients with a large spectrum of neurological disorders which include dementia, Parkinson’s disease, neuropathies, strokes and headaches.

Yumi Jono is a Nurse Practitioner who joined the practice in 2019 having graduated from The University of Maryland. She has worked as a Registered Nurse for nine years in an acute care setting prior to joining the practice, having been recognized for her professionalism throughout her career. She evaluates patients with a large spectrum of neurological disorders which include dementia, Parkinson’s disease, neuropathies, strokes and headaches. She has a particular interest in diagnosis and treatments of dementia.

Covid Prevention

We advise you to wear masks, this is not mandated though unless you have a cough or fever.

Patient rooms, door handles, desk surfaces, and other highly touched surfaces will be wiped down regularly, including after each patient visit, with antiviral/antibacterial wipes.

Patients who arrive early for their appointments may be asked to wait in the car until a room becomes available.

There is a mandatory 2 week waiting period if either you or any family member has tested positive for COVID 19 for in office visits.

If a patient or any family member has been to the ER or admitted to the hospital. Please inform the staff over the phone if you or a family member have been to the ER or were discharged from the hospital in the last two weeks. Immediate needs will be addressed via a Virtual Visit. The green can be deleted and red added.

About Privia Health

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