Dr. Emily Ratner, MD

Dr. Emily Ratner, MD

Dr. Emily Ratner, MD

Languages: English
Fax: (301) 774-8674

Contact this Provider:

  • Acupuncture
  • Integrative Medicine
About the Provider

Emily Ratner, MD, is the founding medical director of the MedStar Health Center for Integrative Medicine in Olney, MD. Her services include Integrative Medicine consultation and Medical Acupuncture. She is passionate about providing patient centered care, focusing on whole-person health, including mind, body and spirit. She is delighted to be working with a dedicated integrative medicine practitioner team in Olney, whose goal is to help individuals achieve optimal health and healing.

She was a Stanford Medical School faculty member for 23 years, where she originally trained in anesthesiology. She subsequently received training in integrative medicine, medical acupuncture, mind-body medicine and mindfulness-based stress reduction. She was founding co-director of Stanford's Division of Medical Acupuncture. She enjoyed a robust clinical practice at Stanford's Center for Integrative Medicine, where she treated patients with complex medical conditions including chronic pain, cancer, stress, cardiac, pulmonary, and musculoskeletal disorders, prior to relocating to the east coast in 2014.

Dr. Ratner is also passionate about physician, practitioner, and hospital employee resilience and prevention of burnout. She was founding co-director of Stanford's Department of Anesthesiology's PRIME program (Peer Support and Resiliency In Medicine), a comprehensive resident physician program focusing on self-care and peer support.
She has served in leadership positions in various national organizations over the years, including the Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health and the American Society of Anesthesiologists.

Dr. Ratner also serves as Director of Integrative Medicine Initiatives at MedStar Health's Institute for Innovation (MI2).
She lives locally with her husband, and she enjoys hiking, cooking, traveling, volunteering with an animal rescue organization and especially visiting with her adult children and extended family.

  • Residency Program: Stanford University School of Medicine (1991)
  • Internship Program: Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (1988)
  • Medical School: Baylor Medical College (1987)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology
Practice Locations
  • 18111 Prince Philip Drive
    Olney, MD 20832
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