Abhay Moghekar, M.B.B.S.

Abhay Rajeshwar Moghekar, M.B.B.S.

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  • Research Director, Cerebrospinal Fluid Center, Department of Neurology
  • Associate Professor of Neurology

Languages: English, Hindi, Marathi


Alzheimer's Disease (AD), Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Leaks, CSF Otorrhea, CSF Rhinorrhea, Dementia, Intracranial Hypertension, Neurology, Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus, Pseudotumor Cerebri (Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension), Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension, Venous Sinus Stenosis ...read more

Research Interests

Disorders of Cerebrospinal Fluid

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Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Appointment Phone: 410-550-5624
301 Mason Lord Drive
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Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center (now called Levi Watkins, Jr., M.D., Outpatient Center)

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Dr. Abhay Moghekar focuses on disorders of cerebrospinal fluid physiology like normal pressure hydrocephalus, obstructive hydrocephalus, congenital hydrocephalus, pseudotumor cerebri, CSF otorhhea, CSF rhinorrhea, intracranial hypotension due to spinal CSF leaks and peri-operative management of patients undergoing repair of CSF otorrhea and rhinorrhea.

His research interests include identifying biomarkers of neurodegenerative disorders including Alzheimer's disease and Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus.

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  • Research Director, Cerebrospinal Fluid Center, Department of Neurology
  • Associate Professor of Neurology
  • Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
  • Associate Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Departments / Divisions

Centers & Institutes



  • MBBS; Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College (1996)


  • Neurology; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2003)
  • Internal Medicine; King Edward Memorial Hospital (1998)
  • Internal Medicine; MedStar Health (2000)


  • Clinical Neurophysiology; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2004)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Clinical Neurophysiology) (2019)
  • American Board of Psychiatry And Neurology (Neurology) (2017)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Abhay Moghekar's research interests focus on understanding the causes of normal pressure hydrocephalus, pseudotumor cerebri, intracranial pressure dynamics and the role of cerebrospinal fluid in Alzheimer's disease.

Activities & Honors


  • American Academy of Neurology

Videos & Media

  • Play Video:

    Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus: Patricia's Story

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    Pseudotumor Cerebri - Ashley's Story

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    Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension Research

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

Recorded Webinar "Pseudotumor Cerebri: What You Need to Know" (March 2016)

Holistic Treatment for CSF Disorders, NeuroLogic (Fall 2015)

Johns Hopkins, Cincinnati Children's launch PHR app for hydrocephalus, MobiHealthNews (10/28/2015)

Comprehensive Treatment for CSF Disorders Johns Hopkins Bayview Health & Wellness  (Feb 1, 2016)

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