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Dr. James P. Simsarian

Dr. James P. Simsarian received his medical degree from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his neurology residency training at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He was a resident in internal medicine at Tufts New England Medical Center and a staff associate at the National Institutes of Health. He is now in the full-time private practice of neurology. He specializes in the treatment of individuals with multiple sclerosis and the impact of multiple sclerosis on their families. In addition, Dr. Simsarian treats people with memory loss including Alzheimer’s disease, headaches, strokes, and other neurological diseases.

Dr. Simsarian is the Director of the Multiple Sclerosis Program at the Neurology Center of Fairfax in Fairfax, Virginia. He is actively involved in the clinical care of individuals with multiple sclerosis. Dr. Simsarian is Past-President of the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers and past chair of the CMSC’s Program Committee. Dr. Simsarian is Past-President of the Foundation of the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers. He is Past-Chief of the Neurology section at Inova Fairfax Hospital. Dr. Simsarian lectures frequently on topics in the field of multiple sclerosis to both patient and physician audiences.

Dr. Simsarian was awarded the lifetime achievement award by the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers. Dr. Simsarian has been listed in Best Doctors by Washingtonian Magazine, Northern Virginia Magazine, and Virginia Living Magazine and has been recognized by Best Doctors in America.

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