Dr. Nirjaleshwar Nikhar, MD

Dr. Nirjaleshwar Nikhar, MD

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 55
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Nirjaleshwar Nikhar, MD is a neurology specialist in Bethesda, MD and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Armed Forces Medical College, Maharashtra University Of Health Sciences in 1987 and specializes in neurology.

4910 Moorland Ln

Bethesda, MD 20814

Contact Information

(301) 260-7600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas


See how frequently Dr. Nikhar performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Brain Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 97% of peers
Alzheimer's Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers

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  • Neurology

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

Conditions Treated


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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Armed Forces Medical College, Maharashtra University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Wayne St University Detroit M C
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nikhar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nikhar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nikhar to family and friends
based on 13 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

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Dr. Nikhar's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Damascus, MD
My father and I are both patients of Dr. Nikhar and I can attest to his unrivalled bedside manner and overall thoughtfullness when meeting with patients. He is extremely knowledgable and I appreciate that he explains things in layman's terms. After dealing with many uncaring doctors I can say...more
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Knowledgeable but no coverage for anything urgent. My pharmacy had a glitch and my repeated refill reques fell through after 4 days. Called the office on Friday and was told that the doc is out, nothing could be done. Left with a raging migraine with no medication over the weekend. Doc still...more
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in Olney, MD
Dr. Nikhar saw my son on a Saturday afternoon. I originally couldn't get an appointment for two months but was told if a cancellation came up they would call me. They did but I couldn't make the new appointment. Then they called the next day which was Saturday and said Dr. Nikhar could see him...more
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