Dr. Laura J. Malmut, MD

Dr. Laura J. Malmut, MD

Dr. Laura J. Malmut, MD

Languages: English
Phone: 202-877-1653
Fax: 202-291-8147

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Specialties
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Conditions I Treat
  • arthritis
  • back muscle injury
  • back pain
  • musculoskeletal pain
  • myalgia
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Procedures I Perform
  • balance rehabilitation
  • exercise prescription
  • multiple sclerosis (ms) rehabilitation
  • spinal cord injury rehabilitation
  • sports injury rehabilitation
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About the Provider

Dr. Laura Malmut is an Attending Physiatrist at MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital and Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation at Georgetown University School of Medicine. She specializes in medically complex rehabilitation and neurorehabilitation. She is recognized as a clinician, researcher, and educator.

Dr. Malmut is an award-winning researcher known for her work investigating clinical outcomes of hospitalized patients undergoing rehabilitation and on best practices in physical medicine and rehabilitation education. She is published in prominent journals in her field including the American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and in PM&R, the official scientific journal of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She is a recipient of the Sarah Baskin Award for Excellence in Research and the PM&R Best Young Investigator Original Research Paper.

In addition, Dr. Malmut is a champion of innovation in medical education. She earned a two-year certificate as a Medical Education Clinical Scholar at Northwestern University. She was bestowed the Almost FAME-ous Award and the Helen Cooper Outstanding Resident Teacher Award for her numerous contributions to education in medicine. She speaks about her work at national conferences.

She earned her medical degree at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and completed her residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Northwestern University/Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, formerly known as the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago.

Dr. Malmut provides rehabilitative care to patients recovering from a wide array of medical illness and physical injuries. She works closely with a multidisciplinary team to conduct a comprehensive assessment and develop a treatment plan that helps patients meet their personal goals and promotes the fullest possible recovery.

Education
  • Residency Program: McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University (2019)
  • Residency Program: Shirley Ryan Ability Lab (2019)
  • Internship Program: Jacobi Medical Center (2016)
  • Medical School: New Jersey Medical School (2015)
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
  • 102 Irving Street Northwest
    Washington, DC 20010
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Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital