Michael R. Yochelson M.D. is Vice President of Medical Affairs and CMO for the MedStar National Rehabilitation Network. He is a highly-trained and qualified board certified neurologist and physiatrist.
Dr. Yochelson is a graduate of the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and completed his residency training at the National Capital Consortium. Previously, he served as a staff physician in the Navy and has a particular interest in headaches, post-traumatic epilepsy, sleep dysfunction, and spasticity management after traumatic brain injury.
Currently, Dr. Yochelson serves on the Board of Directors for the Brain Injury Association of Washington, D.C. and is an active member of the Brain Injury Association of Maryland. He is an Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology and Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. He holds an adjunct staff position with the RAND Corporation, studying traumatic brain injury in service members returning from deployment. Dr. Yochelson has also served on an FDA Scientific Advisory Board pertaining to the Orphan Products Grant Program.
Dr. Yochelson has received numerous awards, including the Outstanding Educator Award in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Georgetown University/National Rehabilitation Hospital (2008) and the Edward A. Eckenhoff Leadership Award, National Rehabilitation Hospital (2009). Dr. Yochelson is recognized as one of the "Top Docs" in Northern Virginia (2010 & 2011).