Inova Medical Group - Inova ALFA Neurology



Eric B. Sklar, MD

Dr. Sklar was born in New York and grew up in Potomac, Maryland. He returned to the metropolitan Washington, DC area after having spent several years in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Georgia for his education and medical training. His medical specialties include: Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology, Epilepsy, Neuromuscular Disease, Sleep Medicine and Migraines. Dr. Sklar has practiced with Inova ALFA Neurology since completing his training in 2003.

Degrees and Certifications
Dr. Sklar earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biopsychology from the University of Michigan in 1993 and his MD degree in 1998 from Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After completing an internship in internal medicine in the University of Maryland Medical System, he completed his neurology residency and Clinical Neurophysiology fellowship at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. His fellowship training has given him additional expertise in neurophysiologic testing including EEG and EMG/NCS, which is used in the diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy, seizures, and neuromuscular disorders.

Dr. Sklar is Board Certified in: Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology, Electrodiagnostic Medicine, and Vascular Neurology.

Dr. Sklar was named on the “Top Rated Doctors” list in the February 2010 issue of Northern Virginia Magazine.

Dr. Sklar was also named as a “Top Doctor” in Washingtonian Magazine in 2008 and 2010.

Professional Organization Membership
Dr. Sklar is a member of the:

  • American Academy of Neurology
  • American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine (fellow)
  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • American Headache Society
  • Medical Society of Virginia
  • Medical Society of Northern Virginia

Teaching and Research
At Emory University, Dr. Sklar was an instructor and lecturer in various neurology topics, including neurophysiology, neurobiology, epilepsy and neuropathology. He has recently served as the Neurology Clerkship Director at the VCU School of Medicine, Inova Campus, and has lectured medical residents and medical students on a variety of neurological conditions, including acute stroke, seizures, and delerium. Additionally, Dr. Sklar has lectured to the community on topics including migraine headaches and sleep disorders.

Dr. Sklar has also been involved in clinical neurological research.

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Lewis B. Eberly, MD, PhD

Sonalee Kulkarni, MD
Sakib S. Qureshi, MD
Anowar Hossain, MD
Sanjiv Sahoo, MD

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