Bronson E Delasobera, MD| Sports Medicine | MedStar Health
Bronson E Delasobera

Bronson E Delasobera, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.9 out of 5 (176 reviews)

Specialties: Sports Medicine

Languages: English

703-997-7272

About me

Sports Medicine Specialist

B. Elizabeth Delasobera, MD is the Chief Medical Officer for MedStar Ambulatory Services. She is board certified in Emergency Medicine and Primary Care Sports Medicine and practices Primary Care Sports Medicine at MedStar's Lafayette Centre in Washington, DC.

Dr. Delasobera has been a key participant in the development of standardized protocols and guidelines for the MedStar Health Sports Medicine Concussion Program to ensure uniformity across the system. Her clinical interests are also stress fractures, exertional leg pain, ultrasound guided injections, and other non-operative sports injuries and therapeutics. In addition, Dr Delasobera started the primary care sports medicine fellowship for Georgetown and she serves on Georgetown University's medical school faculty.

Dr. Delasobera is a native of McLean, Virginia and attended The Potomac School, where she was elected as captain of the tennis and basketball teams. She completed her undergraduate degree at Yale University, again in the role of captain of the tennis team, and received her medical degree from Stanford University in 2008. Dr. Delasobera completed her residency in emergency medicine at MedStar Washington Hospital Center and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's combined program in 2011. She completed her Sports Medicine Fellowship in 2012 from Virginia Commonwealth University.

She is the lead primary care team physician for the Washington Capitals (NHL) and has also worked with Marymount University, Catholic University and other pro, college, and club teams in the area. She has been named Top Doctors by Northern Virginia Magazine and Washingtonian many years in a row. 

Clinical areas of focus

  • Concussion
  • Concussion Testing
  • Elbow Pain
  • Knee Pain
  • Leg Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Sports Physical Exam
  • Sports Related Injury
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Achilles Tendon Injury
  • Achilles Tendonitis
  • Ankle Impingement
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Pain
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Strain
  • Arm Injury
  • Arm Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Bicep Injury
  • Bicep Tear
  • Biceps Tendonitis
  • Bursitis
  • Bursitis Of The Elbow
  • Bursitis, Subcutaneous Tendo Achilles
  • Calf Muscle Injury
  • Cartilage Injury
  • Concussion
  • Elbow Injury
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Epicondylitis
  • Foot Pain
  • Gastrocnemius Injury
  • Gluteal Injury
  • Gluteus Medius Tear
  • Growth Plate Fracture
  • Growth Plate Injury
  • Hamstring Injury
  • Heat Illness
  • Hip Impingement
  • Hip Labral Tear
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Pain Under Age 60
  • Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome
  • Joint Sprain
  • Knee Injury
  • Knee Instability
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Pain For Patients Aged Younger Than 60
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament Tear
  • Leg Injury
  • Leg Pain
  • Ligament Injury
  • Ligament Tear
  • Locking Knee
  • Medial Collateral Ligament Injury Of The Knee
  • Meniscus Injury
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Muscle Cramps
  • Muscle Injury
  • Muscle Strain
  • Muscle Tears
  • Neck Muscle Injury
  • Neck Pain
  • Non Displaced Fracture
  • Nutrition And Supplement Issues
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Overuse Injury
  • Patellar Instability
  • Patellofemoral Injury
  • Patellofemoral Syndrome
  • Pectoral Muscle Injury
  • Peroneal Tendonitis
  • Piriformis Syndrome
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Quadriceps Injury
  • Rotator Cuff Disorders
  • Rotator Cuff Impingement
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Running Injury
  • Shin Splints
  • Shoulder Impingement
  • Shoulder Injury
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Strain
  • Sports Related Ankle Injury
  • Sports Related Foot Injury
  • Sports Related Injury
  • Stress Fractures
  • Tendinitis Of The Hand
  • Tendinitis Of The Wrist
  • Throwing Injury
  • Tibial Tendonitis
  • Tricep Injury
  • Twisted Ankle
  • Wrist Pain
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Procedures I perform

  • Concussion Testing
  • Cortisone Injection
  • Exercise Prescription
  • Impact Testing
  • Knee Stabilization
  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
  • Sports Physical Exam
  • Sports Related Concussion Testing
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Practice locations

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1120 20th Street Northwest
Suite 115
Washington, DC, 20036

202-416-2000

Fax 202-416-2001

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Fax 202-416-2001

Insurance

MedStar Health accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Health, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Innovation Health: Open POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Aetna Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Aetna Open HMO/Open HMO Option/Open EPO Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA
    • Aetna HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Aetna Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna HMO
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund)
    • Employee Health Plan (EHP)
    • Cigna TotalCare (HMO D-SNP)
    • Cigna Preferred Medicare
    • Cigna Alliance Medicare (HMO) |
    • Cigna Achieve Medicare (HMO C-SNP)
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network (VA CCN)
    • United Medicare Advantage DSNP District of Columbia
    • United Student Resources
    • United Select Plus (POS)
    • United Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • United Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO)
    • United Golden Rule
    • United GEHA (for all other states) Compass Rose
    • D-SNP)
    • I-SNP
    • United Nursing Home Plan (C-SNP
    • United Erickson Advantage Plans
    • United Choice Plus
    • United Choice
    • United Mamsi Life & Health
    • United Core Essential (HMO)
    • United Navigate
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthy Families
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthcare Alliance
    • United MD IPA Preferred (POS)
    • United MD IPA (HMO)
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Signature
    • Kaiser HMO Plus and DHMO Plus Member
    • Kaiser Select-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Select
    • Kaiser Medicare Plus
    • Kaiser Medicare Advantage Signature and Select
    • Kaiser Flexible Choice
    • HumanaChoice PPO
    • HumanaChoice Honor’s plan PPO
    • Health Services for Children with Special Needs (HSCSN)
    • Cigna True Choice Plus Medicare (PPO)
    • Cigna True Choice Medicare (PPO)
    • Cigna POS/Network POS
    • Cigna Indemnity
    • Cigna POS Open Access & Open Access Plus
    • Cigna Network Open Access
    • Cigna HMO Open Access
    • Cigna PPO and PPO Plus
    • Cigna EPO
    • Cigna Choice Fund PPO
    • Beech Street PPO
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Signature Administrator PPO/TPA
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Cigna HMO & Network (HMO)
    • WellPoint Maryland - Maryland Health Choice
    • WellPoint Maryland
    • Virginia Premier
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network
    • UnitedHealthcare Individual Exchange Plans
    • United Community Plan - Maryland Health Choice Program
    • Uniformed Services Family Health Plan (USFHP)
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Priority Partners - Maryland Health Choice
    • Police and Fire Clinic
    • United Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • United Optimum Choice
    • United Group Medicare Advantage Plans
    • United AARP Medicare Complete
    • Traditional Medicare Fee for Service
    • Medicaid - Virginia
    • Medicaid - Maryland
    • Medicaid - District of Columbia
    • Tricare for Life East
    • Tricare Reserve Select
    • Tricare East Select
    • Tricare East Prime
    • Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • CareFirst NASCO
    • CareFirst MedStar Select PPO
    • CareFirst MedStar PPO
    • CareFirst Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage prescription drug benefit (PPO)
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage
    • CareFirst BC/BS Advantage Core/Enhanced
    • CareFirst Blue Card Program (Out-of-area BCBS plans)
    • CareFirst Administrators
    • CareFirst (NCA) Indemnity
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • Carefirst Healthy Blue (HMO/POS)
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Open Access
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Open Access
    • Carefirst BlueChoice HMO
    • Carefirst EPO
    • Carefirst Blue Preferred PPO
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • First Health PPO
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine

Board Certification: American Board of Emergency Medicine, Sports Medicine

Residency Program: MedStar Washington Hospital Center (2011)

Medical School: Stanford University School of Medicine (2008)

Awards

  • Top Doctors, Northern Virginia Magazine
  • Top Doctors, Washingtonian

Ratings and reviews

  • Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition

    4.9
  • Extent to which the care provider listened to you

    4.8
  • Care provider’s discussion of any proposed treatment (options, risks, benefits, etc.)

    4.8
  • Care provider’s efforts to include you in decisions about your care

    4.8
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    4.9
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.9
  • Apr 8, 2024

    Dr. Delasobera is great.

  • Feb 16, 2024

    Much appreciated Dr. Delasobera's professional manner of investigating my shoulder issues and her thorough plan of action/proposed treatment.

  • Jan 23, 2024

    Very good all went well again no complaints thank you