Dr. Howard A Gilmer, DO

Dr. Howard A. Gilmer, DO

Dr. Howard A. Gilmer, DO

Languages: English
Phone: 202-877-1577
Fax: 202-882-8434

Contact this Provider:

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

Howard A. Gilmer, DO, joined MedStar NRH as the Medical Director and Assistant Chief of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, MD. He is now a Medical Director for the Amputee Rehabilitation Program at MedStar NRH.

Dr. Gilmer earned an undergraduate degree in biology from Eastern Nazarene College in Quincy, MA, attended medical school and earned a DO from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in Old Westbury, NY, completed an internship at Long Beach Medical Center in Long Beach, NY, and his residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) at MedStar NRH in 2001.
His years of experience include serving as a partner in private practice in PM and R, with appointments at the Salisbury Spine Center, the Salisbury Genesis Nursing Home, Atlantic General Hospital, Peninsula Regional Medical Center, and HealthSouth Chesapeake Rehabilitation Hospital.

Dr. Gilmer holds several professional affiliations, has conducted research with transference value to his position here at MedStar NRH and is a knowledgeable speaker on topics ranging from arthritis to orthotics and prosthetics.

  • Residency Program: MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital (2001)
  • Internship Program: Long Beach Medical Center (1998)
  • Medical School: New York College of Osteopathic Medicine (1997)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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Practice Locations
  • 102 Irving Street Northwest
    Suite 1332
    Washington, DC 20010
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    Phone: 202-877-1621
    Fax: 202-829-2632

Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar Washington Hospital Center
  • MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital