Carlos A Pardo-Villamizar, M.D.

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  • Professor of Neurology
Male

Languages: English, Spanish

Expertise

Multiple Sclerosis, Neurology, Transverse Myelitis ...read more

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Outside of Maryland & Washington D.C.

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Locations

The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)

Appointment Phone: 410-614-1522
1800 Orleans St.
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287
Phone: 410-614-4548
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Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center (now called Levi Watkins, Jr., M.D., Outpatient Center)

Appointment Phone: 410-614-1522
601 N. Caroline St.
Baltimore, MD 21287
Phone: 410-614-4548
Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center (now called Levi Watkins, Jr., M.D., Outpatient Center) - Google Maps

Background

Dr. Pardo's interest in transverse myelitis centers on management of acute myelitis, biomarkers of the disease in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and blood, and the role of neuroimmune factors in the pathogenesis of myelopathies.

Along with others neurologists and health care providers in the Johns Hopkins Transverse Myelitis Center, Dr.  Pardo focuses on a comprehensive approach in the diagnosis and management of myelopathies, myelitis, neuroimmunological and neuroinfectious disorders.

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Education

Degrees

  • MD; Medicine; Universidad Industrial de Santander (1984)

Residencies

  • Neurology; Instituto Neurologico de Colombia (1989)
  • Neurology; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1999)

Fellowships

  • Neuropathology; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1993)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry And Neurology (Neurology) (2001)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Pardo's clinical research interest and laboratory work focuses on studies of the following:

  1. Immunopathological and molecular mechanisms of associated with neuroimmune disorders such as transverse myelitis, multiple sclerosis, NeuroAIDS, epilepsy and autism
  2. The role of cytokines and chemokines in pathogenic mechanisms of neurological disorders
  3. Studies of biomarkers of neuroimmunological disease in cerebrospinal fluid and blood
  4. Animal models of neuroimmunological disorders
  5. Neurological complications of arboviruses infections including denge and zika

Videos & Media

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

Hopkins researchers find further link between Zika, neurological problems in adults, The Baltimore Sun (October 5, 2016)

Next-generation sequencing in neuropathologic diagnosis of brain infections
A Dancer Relearns How to Walk, NeuroNow (Spring 2015)
Beachwood college student conquers rare neurological disease, Cleveland Jewish News (11/13/14)

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