Dr. Joseph James Jennings, MD

Dr. Joseph James Jennings, MD

Dr. Joseph James Jennings, MD

Languages: English
Phone: 202-444-8541
Fax: 877-303-1462

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Specialties
  • Gastroenterology
Conditions I Treat
  • abnormal liver function
  • alcoholic liver disease
  • allergic colitis
  • allergic esophagitis
  • allergic gastroenteritis
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Procedures I Perform
  • bravo ph test
  • capsule endoscopy
  • colon polypectomy
  • colonoscopy
  • esophagogastroduodenoscopy
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About the Provider

Dr. Joseph J. Jennings is a board certified gastroenterologist with a focus on bleeding within the GI tract. He graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 2012 and completed his Internal Medicine training at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in 2015. He served as Chief Medical Resident for MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and served as an attending physician in Internal Medicine at the Washington DC VA Medical Center as well. He completed his three year fellowship in Gastroenterology at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and served as Chief Fellow in 2018-2019.

Dr. Jennings strives to create a relationship with his patients that promotes joint decision making and patient empowerment.

Education
  • Fellowship Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2019)
  • Internship/Residency: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2016)
  • Residency Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2015)
  • Internship Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2013)
  • Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine (2012)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology
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
  • 6862 Elm Street
    Mc Lean, VA 22101
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  • 3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
    Washington, DC 20007
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  • 3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
    Washington, DC 20007
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Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Awards
  • Thomas Taylor Award for Excellence in Teaching and Patient Care (2019)
  • 2018 American College of Gastroenterology GI Jeopardy Winner