Dr. Cynthia G. Pineda, MD

Dr. Cynthia G. Pineda, MD

Dr. Cynthia G. Pineda, MD

Languages: English, Tagalog
Fax: (301) 581-8031

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Specialties
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Conditions I Treat
  • arthralgia
  • arthritis
  • back muscle injury
  • back pain
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
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Procedures I Perform
  • balance rehabilitation
  • botox for spasticity
  • gait analysis
  • joint injection
  • multiple sclerosis rehabilitation
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About the Provider

Staff Physiatrist/Associate Medical Director, CME, MedStar Health/SiTEL

Cynthia Pineda, MD, is a board certified Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) specialist and is a consulting physiatrist at MedStar Montgomery Medical Center. Dr. Pineda completed her PM&R Residency at MedStar National Rehabiliation Hospital (MedStar NRH) and received the distinction of being the Resident of the Year for three consecutive years.

Dr. Pineda is currently the Associate Medical Director of Continuing Medical Education (CME) at MedStar Health SiTEL and the Chair of CME Committee at MedStar Montgomery Medical Center.

Dr. Pineda is an Associate Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine at the Georgetown University School of Medicine. She was a MedStar Health Teaching Scholar and received her Medical Education Research Certification in 2010. She is a collaborator on a number of ongoing academic and clinical research projects and grants and is the recipient of 2012-13 Georgetown University Curricular Innovation Research and Creativity in Learning Environment (CIRCLE) Grant. She was the Training Director of the Rehabilitation Research Training Center (RRTC) Professional-Focused Training Project T2: Building Clinical Capacity to Help Persons with SCI Manage or Prevent Cardiometabolic Syndrome, Obesity and Pressure Ulcers at MedStar NRH.

Dr. Pineda is a Diplomate of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, a Fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and a Diplomate Member of the Association of Academic Physiatrists.  She is also a member of the Alliance for Continuing Education of Health Professions, Society for Academic CME and Society for Simulation in Healthcare.

Education
  • Residency Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2001)
  • Residency Program: MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital (2001)
  • Residency Program: St. Joseph Hospital (1998)
  • Internship Program: St. Joseph Hospital (1998)
  • Internship Program: Cardinal Santos Medical Center (1991)
  • Medical School: De La Salle Health Sciences Institute (1990)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine
Insurance
    MedStar Health Providers participate with a wide range of health insurance products. We accept self-pay patients and the insurances plans listed below. This list is not comprehensive, it is updated periodically and is subject to change. If you do not see your health insurance plan or product listed, or if you have any questions regarding MedStar Health’s participation with your health plan, please contact your health plan to verify participation with our providers.

    Since the MedStar Health providers span the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia regions, our participation with DC, Maryland and Virginia Medical Assistance programs varies by provider group. Please contact your MedStar Physician’s Office to assist with verifying Medical Assistance participation. If you are enrolled in a Medicaid Managed Care Organization, please contact your Medicaid health plan to verify participation.
Practice Locations
Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar Washington Hospital Center
  • MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital
  • MedStar Montgomery Medical Center
  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital