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Neurologist (brain, nervous system)
35 years of experience
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Roger Packer is Excellent. Dr. Packer has been reviewed by 7 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.3
Promptness 3.3
Courteous Staff 3.5
Accurate Diagnosis 3.8
Bedside Manner 3.5
Spends Time with Me 3.5
Follows Up After Visit 3.5

Specialties & Research

Dr. Roger Packer, MD is board certified in 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.

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
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)
Patients' Choice Award (2014)


Dr. Packer has 10 hospital affiliations:

  • Holy Cross Hospital 
  • University Of Virginia Health System 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Roger Joseph Packer MD is a male Pediatric / Adolescent Neurologist, has 35 years of experience and practices in Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology.
Where does Dr. Roger J. Packer practice?
Dr. Roger Packer has 4 office locations.
Dr. Roger Packer practices Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology near Washington, DC.
Additional practice locations include: Falls Church, VA and Rockville, MD.
See Washington Neurologists.