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,” 2013–2019

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Vasculitis
  • 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
  • Myelitis
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Neuritis, Autoimmune, Experimental
  • Demyelinating Diseases
  • Encephalomyelitis
  • Myelin-Oligodendrocyte Glycoprotein
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Encephalomyelitis, Autoimmune, Experimental
  • Vasculitis, Central Nervous System

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Education History

Medical School

University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY
MD
8/1/1974 - 5/20/1979

Internship

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC

7/1/1979 - 6/30/1980

Residency

Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

7/1/1980 - 6/30/1983

Research Fellowship

Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA

7/1/1983 - 6/30/1985

Research Fellowship

Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA

7/1/1983 - 6/30/1986

Fellowship

National Institute of Health - NHLBI, Bethesda, MD

9/2/1986 - 7/14/1989

Board Certification

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

Academic Information

My Department

Neurology

Reviews

The overall patient satisfaction rating is an average of all patient responses to the six doctor communication related questions shown below from the Clinician and Group Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey. For additional information about the patient satisfaction survey, please visit our Patient Satisfaction Survey page.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their view and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Ohio State Wexner Medical Center.

190 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

  • Overall
    4.7 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly
    4.6 out of 5
  • Listens Carefully
    4.5 out of 5
  • Gives Understandable Instructions
    4.4 out of 5
  • Knows My Medical History
    4.3 out of 5
  • Shows Respect
    4.5 out of 5
  • Time Spent Together
    4.5 out of 5
  • Reviewed on May 07, 2021

    Good

  • Reviewed on May 04, 2021

    Good listener and explainer.

  • Reviewed on May 03, 2021

    took time to listen and explain

  • Reviewed on Apr 22, 2021

    I've been going to Dr. Fallis for over 4 years & he is very concerned about his patients, if he can't help you he will refer to to someone who can help you.

  • Reviewed on Apr 18, 2021

    wonderful Physician. pleasant, explained and listened.

  • Reviewed on Apr 08, 2021

    My care provider was & is very kind & considerate about my health & my family as well.

  • Reviewed on Apr 02, 2021

    Very good experience each time.

  • Reviewed on Apr 01, 2021

    Dr. Fallis was very professional and courteous.

  • Reviewed on Mar 18, 2021

    Dr. Fallis always answers my questions & doesn't make me feel rushed. He knows a lot about MS & I appreciate his insight. I left my appointment feeling very confident about my future with this chronic illness & how to manage it. This is very important to me right now as I am 6 months pregnant with my first child.

  • Reviewed on Feb 12, 2021

    Dr. Fallis is an excellent provider.

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Consulting and Related Relationships

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As of 11/01/2020, Dr. Fallis has reported no relationships with companies or entities.