Dr. Jennifer J. Semel-Concepcion, MD

Dr. Jennifer J. Semel-Concepcion, MD

Dr. Jennifer J. Semel-Concepcion, MD

Languages: English, Spanish
Fax: 202-829-3487

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Specialties
  • Hospice and Palliative Care
  • Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Pediatrics
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Conditions I Treat
  • chronic disease management
  • developmental delay
  • late effect of spinal cord injury
  • spasticity
  • transition of youth with special care needs
Procedures I Perform
  • botox for spasticity
  • hospice and palliative care for advance illness
  • orthopedic rehabilitation
  • quality of life discussion and management
  • stroke rehabilitation
About the Provider

Jennifer J. Semel, MD, is the MedStar NRH vice president of medical affairs and chief medical officer. Dr. Semel comes to MedStar NRH from Saint Charles Hospital & Rehabilitation Center in Port Jefferson, New York, where she was Medical Director of the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation for more than seven years.  She previously served as chair of the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at SUNY-Stony Brook School of Medicine for 15-plus years. In 2011, she became a full Professor at Stony Brook School of Medicine.   

Dr. Semel, a graduate of Brown University, received her medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and completed a dual residency program in physical medicine & rehabilitation and pediatrics at the Rusk Institute at the New York University Medical Center. She is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation, pediatrics, as well as hospice and palliative medicine.

Dr. Semel began her career with Children’s National Health System in Washington, D.C., as an attending physiatrist, while also coordinating pediatric residency rotations at MedStar NRH and Walter Reed Army Medical Center. During that time she also served as physician leader for Centers of Excellence in Complex Diseases and Neurosciences at Children’s, and then Division Chief for Rehabilitative Services.

Education
  • Residency Program: New York University Medical Center (1997)
  • Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine (1992)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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Practice Locations
  • 5601 Loch Raven Boulevard
    MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital
    Baltimore, MD 21239
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    Phone: 202-877-1504
    Fax: 202-829-3487

  • 102 Irving Street Northwest
    Suite 1332
    Washington, DC 20010
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    Phone: 202-877-1504
    Fax: 202-829-3487

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