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Nicoline Schiess, M.D., M.P.H.

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Assistant Professor of Neurology

Expertise: Multiple Sclerosis, Neurology

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Appointment Phone: 410-955-9441

600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
Appointment Phone: 410-955-9441

601 N. Caroline St.
Baltimore, MD 21287 map


Dr. Nicoline Schiess is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at Johns Hopkins University.  She is the Director of the Nervous System and Special Senses section of the Genes to Society Course for Johns Hopkins first year medical students. She was previously the Director for the Nervous System/Special Senses and Mind, Brain, Behavior courses at Perdana University Graduate School of Medicine in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Dr. Schiess received her undergraduate degree from the University of California San Diego and her medical degree from Semmelweis University in Budapest, Hungary. She completed an internship at New York Medical College and a residency at New York University hospitals including Bellevue Hospital, Tisch Hospital and the VA Hospital. She then received a grant from the National MS Society to complete a fellowship in Neuroimmunology and Neurological Infections at Johns Hopkins and subsequently stayed on as faculty.

In 2010 Dr. Schiess received a Fulbright Scholar Award to teach neuroscience and start a sub-specialty Multiple Sclerosis Clinic at Tawam Hospital – a Johns Hopkins operated hospital in the United Arab Emirates. She currently sees MS patients at her clinic in the U.A.E. on Thursdays. For appointments please contact Heather Thomas at 443-287-0571 or email Dr. Schiess directly at more


  • Assistant Professor of Neurology



  • MD, Semmelweis Medical University (2001)


  • Bellevue Hospital Center / Neurology (2006)


  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Neurology (2008)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology / Neurology (2008)
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