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Dr. Robert N. Kurtzke

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Dr. Robert N. Kurtzke received his B.S. in biology from the University of Notre Dame and his M.D. from Georgetown University School of Medicine. He interned at the Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C. and completed his residency in neurology at the Neurological Institute of New York, during which time he served as Chief Resident in Neurology and was the recipient of a Muscular Dystrophy Fellowship. He completed his fellowship in Neuromuscular diseases and Electromyography at Duke University Medical Center.

Dr. Kurtzke joined the Neurology Center of Fairfax in 1990. He specializes in nerve and muscle disorders as well as electromyography (EMG). Dr. Kurtzke has served as co-chairman of the Carrier Advisory Committee for Medicare, and he served as President of Virginia Neurologic Society. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, with added qualifications in Clinical Neurophysiology. He has served as a Fellow of the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine and as an oral board examiner for the ABPN and AANEM .

Dr. Kurtzke is routinely recognized by local publications (Northern Virginia Magazine; Washingtonian) as a Top Doctor, as well as in the Washington Post Magazine's Super Doctors publication. He has been recognized by Castle Connelly Guides America's Top Doctors ® since the guide's inception in 2001, with a mention as Most Compassionate Doctor in 2011.

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