Peter Turkeltaub, MD, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Neurology at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC), and is director of the aphasia clinic in the research division 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.
Prior to MedStar NRH, Dr. Turkeltaub completed his residency and a fellowship in cognitive neurology at the University of Pennsylvania. He received his Medical Doctor degree from the Georgetown University School of Medicine and his Bachelor of Science from the George Washington University.
Dr. Turkeltaub is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, Society for Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, Society for Cognitive Neuroscience, Society for the Neurobiology of Language, Society for Neuroscience, and the Academy of Aphasia. He is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He was the recipient of a 2012 Clinical Scientist Development Award from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.