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 America’s “Top Doctors” for 2017

Specialties and Conditions I Treat

  • Neurology
  • 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

109 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 4.2
  • Shows Respect 4.6
  • Time Spent Together 4.6

24 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 04, 2018

ALL good!

Reviewed on Jun 02, 2018

Dr. Fallis is an excellent doctor, highly recommended.

Reviewed on Jun 02, 2018

personal phone call from wife 4 x's

Reviewed on May 30, 2018

Dr Fallis has been amazing, since I contacted the head of Neurology. He called me directly a few times and emailed me before our 1st meeting, never had a doctor do that. He made me feel good about my care, and he was confident in helping find the best care for my MS.

Reviewed on May 27, 2018

I have nothing to say good

Reviewed on May 19, 2018

I love Dr Fallis. He is the best!

Reviewed on May 13, 2018

office was clean

Reviewed on May 01, 2018

Dr. Fallis is very easy to talk with - good exam. Does not seem to be in a hurry to see next person - takes his time with you.

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2018

All good.

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2018

I was dismayed that the doctor took a cell phone call from an unrecognized number during my visit. This behavior is unprofessional.

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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.