Robert Fallis

Robert Fallis, MD

  • Neurology

Appointments: (614) 293-4969

About Me

As a neurologist at Ohio State, I specialize in taking care of patients with multiple sclerosis, demyelinating diseases of the brain and spinal cord, as well as autoimmune diseases of the brain and spinal cord.

When it comes to my care philosophy, I believe in taking the time to create a treatment plan that is a perfect custom fit for each patient. I’ve had the opportunity to treat thousands of individuals and I find it rewarding to help educate my patients and give them a better quality of life.

Here at Ohio State, we have amazing support staff who are professional with every case. My favorite part about Ohio State is that I have time to spend with each of my patients and I’m not always racing to see the next patient.

When I’m not working I like to spend time relaxing with my family, traveling, woodworking, enjoying music and playing the piano.

Highlights

  • Established first Comprehensive Care MS Center in the Southeast, 2005
  • Member, American Academy of Neurology, MS section
  • Research interests include the role of T-cells in CNS autoimmune diseases
  • Named to the Castle Connolly list of “Regional Top Doctors,” 2013–2018

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Lupus Vasculitis, Central Nervous System
  • Encephalomyelitis, Acute Disseminated
  • Myelitis, Transverse
  • Neuromyelitis Optica
  • Autoimmune Diseases of the Nervous System
  • Demyelinating Autoimmune Diseases, CNS
  • Multiple Sclerosis, Chronic Progressive
  • Multiple Sclerosis, Relapsing-Remitting
  • Diffuse Cerebral Sclerosis of Schilder
  • Leukoencephalitis, Acute Hemorrhagic
  • Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome
  • Paraparesis, Tropical Spastic
  • Myasthenia Gravis, Autoimmune, Experimental
  • Neuritis, Autoimmune, Experimental
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Nervous System Autoimmune Disease, Experimental
  • Limbic Encephalitis
  • Ataxia
  • Leukoencephalopathy, Progressive Multifocal
  • Anti-N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Receptor Encephalitis
  • Spinal Cord Compression
  • CADASIL
  • Cerebral Ventriculitis
  • Encephalomyelitis
  • Meningoencephalitis
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Encephalomyelitis, Autoimmune, Experimental
  • Vasculitis, Central Nervous System

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Medical Degree

MD
University of Kentucky College of Medicine
5/20/1979

Residency

Neurology
Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center
7/1/1980 - 6/30/1983

Fellowship

Neuroimmunology
National Institute of Health - NHLBI
9/2/1986 - 7/14/1989

More About My Work

My Background

Board Certification

American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Subspecialty: Neurology)
11/30/1986

My Department

Neurology

Reviews

143 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly 4.6
  • Listens Carefully 4.5
  • Gives Understandable Instructions 4.5
  • Knows My Medical History 4.3
  • Shows Respect 4.6
  • Time Spent Together 4.6

39 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2018

First visit was very rewarding and Dr Fallis put me at ease.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2018

He is awesome!

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2018

For the first time in 4 years, someone actually listened to what I had to say, particularly my concern with my neck and I appreciated that. I was beginning to wonder why I was even going to the physician except to get my one medication.

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2018

Dr. Fallis is superb! He always calls me directly he is knowledgeable, flexible in treatment approach, compassionate.

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2018

I really appreciated his optimism when discussing my problems.

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2018

prepared to see me and " up " on my chart and questions from my primary care provider.

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2018

no bad experience

Reviewed on Jul 01, 2018

terrable

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2018

Did his job!

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2018

Really liked Dr. Fallis and his medical student. They appear to have a great working relationship. I don't believe that all of my health concerns were really addressed, but Dr. Fallis' expertise is just one piece of the puzzle.

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Consulting and Related Relationships

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As of 03/26/2018, Dr. Fallis has reported no relationships with companies or entities.