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Dr. Roger Joseph Packer MD is a male Pediatrician, has 34 years of experience and practices in Pediatrics, Neurology, and Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology.
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Dr. Roger Packer has 4 office locations.
Edgewood
Children's National Medical Center
111 Michigan Ave NW
Washington, DC 20010

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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
(4)
Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Roger Packer is Excellent. Dr. Packer has been reviewed by 4 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.3
  • Currently 3.3333333333333 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.7
  • Currently 3.6666666666667 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.3
  • Currently 3.3333333333333 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.3
  • Currently 3.3333333333333 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.3
  • Currently 3.3333333333333 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Roger Packer, MD is board certified in Pediatrics and Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology.

  • He has special expertise in 30 areas:
  • Bone Marrow Transplantation
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Cancer (Medulloblastoma)
  • Brain Cancer (Supratentorial Neoplasm)
  • Brain Disorder
  • Brain Stem Cancer
  • CNS Tumor (Ependymoma)
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Cancer (CNS Neoplasm)
  • Central Nervous System Diseases (CNS Diseases)
  • Cerebellar Cancer
  • Cognition Disorders
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Ganglioglioma
  • Gene Therapy
  • Glial Cancer (Glioma)
  • Growth Disorders
  • Mental Retardation
  • Neurofibromatosis 1
  • Pediatrics
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Education & Awards

Dr. Packer graduated from Northwestern University, Chicago. He has 23 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Brain Cancer (Brain Neoplasm)
CNS Tumor (Ependymoma)
Central Nervous System Cancer (CNS Neoplasm)
Cerebellar Cancer (Cerebellar Neoplasms)
Glial Cancer (Glioma)
Medulloblastoma (Brain Cancer)
Neurofibromatosis 1
Plexiform Neurofibroma
Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumors
Seizures
Carolyn Farb Lecturer M.D. Anderson Cancer Center 2008
Super Doctors Washington Post Magazine 2011
Best Doctors Virginia Magazine 2009
Top Doctors Northern Virginia Magazine 2013
Balinsky Lecturer SickKids Hospital, Toronto, Canada 2009
Top Doctors U.S. News and World Report 2011
Medical Excellence Sauber Family Award, Children's National Medical Center 2008
Best Doctors Washingtonian Magazine 2009
Congressional Citation US Congress Improving Survivorship for Children with Brain Tumors 2008
Top Doctors Castle-Connelly Medical 2009
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2014)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2005 - 2007, 2009 - 2012, 2014)
Top Ten Doctors (2012)
Petworth
Neurology

Affiliations

Dr. Packer has 10 hospital affiliations:

  • Holy Cross Hospital 
  • University Of Virginia Health System 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Packer accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • AMERIGROUP - 4 plans
  • Priority Partners - 3 plans
  • United Healthcare - 2 plans
  • CareFirst - 2 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 3 plans
  • The Chartered Health Plan - 2 plans
  • Humana - 2 plans
  • Cigna - 2 plans
  • United Health Group, Inc. - Americhoice - 1 plan

Languages

  • Spanish


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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Roger J. Packer practice?
Dr. Roger Packer practices Pediatrics, Neurology, and Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology near Washington, DC.
Additional practice locations include: Falls Church, VA and Rockville, MD.
See Washington Pediatricians and Washington Neurologists.