Roman Kassa

Roman Mehari Kassa , MD,PhD

Stetson Building
260 Stetson Street, Suite 2300
Cincinnati, Ohio 45219
Phone 5135580192


Residency: University of Kentucky Lexington, KY, 2018 (Neurology)

Undergrad & Medical Degree: Addis Ababa University Medical Faculty Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 1999

Fellowship: Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN, 2019 (Neurology)

PhD: University of Verona Verona, Italy, 2007 (Neuroscience)


American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Neurology) (Certification Date: 09-20-2021 )

Clinical Interests


Aicardi Syndrome

Autoimmune Encephalitis

Behcet Syndrome (Neuro-Bechet)

Demyelinating Autoimmune Diseases, CNS

Demyelinating Disease

Devic's disease (Neuromyelitis optica)



Limbic Encephalitis

Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Myelin-Oligodendrocyte Glycoprotein


Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrucm Disorder (NMOSD)

Paraneoplastic Syndromes of the Nervous System

Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis (PPMS)

Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis

Sarcoidosis (Neurosarcoidosis)

Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis (SPMS)

Sjogrens Syndrome (Neuro-Sjogren)

Susac Syndrome

Systemic Lupus Syndrome (CNS-Lupus)

Transverse Myelitis

Research and Practice Interests

MS Specialist

Research Support

Grant: #JHU TREAT-MS_NMSS R-1902-33620 Investigators:Kassa, Roman 04-01-2019 -03-31-2022 National Multiple Sclerosis Society Traditional versus Early Aggressive Therapy for Muptiple Sclerosis (TREAT-MS) Role:PI $7,560.01 Active Level:Private Non-Profit

Contact Information

Academic - Stetson Building
260 Stetson Street, Suite 2300
CincinnatiĀ  Ohio, 45219
Phone: 5135580192