Dr. Shimellis Alemayehu, MD

Dr. Shimellis Alemayehu, MD

Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
Dr. Shimellis Alemayehu, MD is a neurology specialist in Lanham, MD and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Gondar College Of Medical Sciences in 1984 and specializes in neurology, clinical neurophysiology, and more.

9841 Greenbelt Rd Ste 206

Lanham, MD 20706

Contact Information

(301) 552-0008

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Delaware
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Brain Disorders
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more than 94% of peers
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more than 92% of peers
more than 77% of peers

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4  Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Epilepsy
  • Sleep Medicine

4  Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Epilepsy
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

62  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Gondar College Of Medical Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Howard University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University MD
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University MD
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alemayehu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Amharic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alemayehu's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alemayehu to family and friends
10 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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  • 3
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  • 1

Dr. Alemayehu's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I highly recommend this doctor as he is caring, knowledgeable, and took his time to hear my concerns and provided more than a listening ear. His expertise is great!!!! Will go back again
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Visited this office and Dr. Alemayehu for the first time on July 26, 2017. I was totally impressed with the professionalism and courtesy of both the staff and the doctor. The doctor took his time to explain my problem in a clear and concise manner and offer solutions. Thank you for your patience...more
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Dr. Alemayehu took his time and gave me an excellent medical advice for my problems. He is very professional and courteous. He didn't rush me out although there were other patients waiting for him. When my wife was seen by him a few years ago, I was with her and observed the same curtesy. That is...more
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