Dr. Peter E. Turkeltaub, MD

Dr. Peter E. Turkeltaub, MD

Languages: English
Fax: 202-829-2632

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  • Neurology
About the Provider

Peter Turkeltaub, MD, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Neurology at Georgetown University Medical Center, and is director of the aphasia clinic at MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital. Dr. Turkeltaub is a member of the Center for Brain Plasticity and Recovery, a joint program of Georgetown University and MedStar National Rehabilitation Network that focuses on the study of neural plasticity, the biological process that underlies the brain's ability to learn, develop, and recover from injury. His research and clinical work focuses on improving recovery of speech and language functions after stroke or brain injury.

Prior to MedStar NRH, Dr. Turkeltaub completed his residency and fellowship in cognitive neurology at the University of Pennsylvania. He received his Medical Doctor degree from the Georgetown University School of Medicine and his PhD in Neuroscience from Georgetown University.

Dr. Turkeltaub is a member of the board of the National Aphasia Association, and is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, Society for Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, Society for the Neurobiology of Language, and the Academy of Aphasia. He is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He received the Founders Award from the American Academy of Neurology in 2011, and was the recipient of a 2012 Clinical Scientist Development Award from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.

  • Fellowship Program: University of Pennsylvania Hospital (2011)
  • Residency Program: Univ of Pennsylvania Medical Ctr (2009)
  • Internship Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2006)
  • Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine (2005)
  • Graduate Education: Georgetown University (2005)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology
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Practice Locations
  • 102 Irving Street Northwest
    Suite 1332
    Washington, DC 20010
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    Phone: 202-877-1621
    Fax: 202-829-2632

  • 3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
    Pasquerilla Healthcare Center
    Washington, DC 20007
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    Phone: 202-444-8525
    Fax: 877-245-1499

Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital
  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital