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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.  An expert in neuroinfectious and neuroimmunologic diseases she works globally treating patients and conducting epidemiologic and clinical research. She is the director of the Nervous System and Special Senses section of the Genes to Society Course for Johns Hopkins School of Medicine first year medical students. She also teaches medical students internationally having directed and taught in courses in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and the United Arab Emirates. 

Dr. Schiess completed post-doctoral fellowship training in neuroinfectious and neuroimmunologic diseases at the Johns Hopkins University and received a Masters in Public Health at the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins.  Her neurology residency training was completed at New York University hospitals including Bellevue, Tisch and the VA. Her internal medicine training was at New York Medical College.

Dr. Schiess received her undergraduate degree from the University of California San Diego and her medical degree from Semmelweis University in Budapest, Hungary. 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 divides her time between Baltimore and the UAE. more


  • Assistant Professor of Neurology



  • MD, Semmelweis Medical University (2001)


  • New York University School of Medicine - GME / Neurology (2006)


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

Board Certifications

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