Dr. Eric M Wisotzky, MD

Dr. Eric M. Wisotzky, MD

Dr. Eric M. Wisotzky, MD

Languages: English
Fax: (202) 829-2632

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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

Eric Wisotzky, MD, is the chief of the Division of Rehabilitation Medicine, and the director of Cancer Rehabilitation at MedStar NRH. Dr. Wisotzky graduated from medical school at Albany Medical College and completed a transitional internship at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. He trained at the Navy Aerospace Medicine Institute in Pensacola, Florida, and graduated as a flight surgeon. He was then stationed for the next three years at Point Mugu, California, as a flight surgeon.

Dr. Wisotzky was selected to be the team physician for the U.S. military triathlon team at the World Military Games in Mumbai, India. He received a Navy Commendation Medal for his military service. After completing his active duty in the Navy, he started residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, the university hospital of Columbia and Cornell. Several months of this residency program included training in cancer rehabilitation at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

Dr. Wisotzky served as chief resident and was also elected chair of the Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP) Residents/Fellows Council. He has served as co-course director of the AAP's Residents/Fellows Workshop. Dr Wisotzky speaks regularly at national conferences and is the author of several publications, including the MedStar NRH Press publication Managing Breast Cancer: A Guide to Living Well Through Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Dr. Wisotzky's clinical interests include cancer rehabilitation, electrodiagnostics, musculoskeletal ultrasound, and medical education.

Additional Conditions Dr. Wisotzky treats:

  • Postmastectomy pain
  • Cancer-related fatigue
  • Impaired mobility/decreased ROM
  • Trismus
  • Cervical dystonia
  • Cancer-related cognitive impairment (chemo-brain)
  • Chemotherapy induced polyneuropathy
  • Lymphedema
  • Aromatase-inhibitor induced musculoskeletal symptoms
  • Radiation fibrosis syndrome

Education
  • Residency Program: New York Presbyterian Hospital Cornell Campus (2011)
  • Internship Program: Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (2004)
  • Medical School: Albany Medical College (2003)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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 National Rehabilitation Hospital