Dr. Rachel M. Adams, MD

Dr. Rachel M. Adams, MD

Dr. Rachel M. Adams, MD

Languages: English
Fax: (877) 303-1460

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Specialties
  • Hospice and Palliative Care
About the Provider

Dr. Adams serves as Division Chief for Palliative Care within the Department of Medicine at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (MGUH). Prior to joining Medstar Georgetown, Dr. Adams was associate director for inpatient consult services in the Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Care at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, NY, where she also completed her Palliative Medicine fellowship. Dr. Adams is a graduate of the Boston University Medical Center Internal Medicine Residency Program in Boston, MA and received her medical degree from SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Adams is deeply committed to interdisciplinary team work, which is core to the structure of high-quality palliative care and is very proud to lead a team at Georgetown with representation from nursing, social work, medicine, and pharmacy. Dr. Adams holds a BA from Swarthmore College in English Literature.

Education
  • Fellowship Program: Mount Sinai School of Medicine (2013)
  • Residency Program: Boston Medical Center (2012)
  • Internship Program: Boston Medical Center (2012)
  • Medical School: SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine (2008)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
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
  • 3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
    Pasquerilla Healthcare Center 6th Fl
    Washington, DC 20007
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    Phone: 202-444-8168
    Fax: 877-444-1460

Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital