Carmen Paz Pichard-Encina, MD| Geriatric Medicine | MedStar Health

Carmen Paz Pichard-Encina, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.9 out of 5 (554 reviews)

Specialties: Geriatric Medicine

Languages: Spanish, English

(443) 444-4752

Clinical areas of focus

  • Aging
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Constipation
  • Delirium
  • Dementia
  • Elder Abuse
  • Failure To Thrive
  • Frailty
  • Geriatric Pain Management
  • Geriatrics
  • Home Health
  • Homebound
  • Memory Disorders
  • Polypharmacy
  • Pressure Ulcer
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Aging
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Behavioral Issues In Dementia
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Cognitive Impairment
  • Constipation
  • Degenerative Brain Disorder
  • Delirium
  • Dementia
  • Disorder Of Balance
  • Dysphagia
  • Elder Abuse
  • Failure To Thrive
  • Falls
  • Fatigue
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Female Urinary Incontinence
  • Frailty
  • Frontotemporal Neurocognitive Disorder
  • Geriatrics
  • Homebound
  • Lewy Body Dementia
  • Male Urinary Incontinence
  • Malnutrition
  • Memory Disorders
  • Mild Cognitive Impairment
  • Multiple Chronic Illnesses
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parkinson's Disease (PD)
  • Polypharmacy
  • Pressure Ulcer
  • Senility
  • Sensory Impairment
  • Swallowing Problem
  • Unsteady Gait
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Vascular Neurocognitive Disorder
  • Visual Impairment
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Procedures I perform

  • Alzheimer's Testing
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Fall Risk Assessment
  • Geriatric Pain Management
  • Home Health
  • Neurocognitive Testing
  • Nursing Home Care
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Practice locations

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5601 Loch Raven Boulevard
Russell Morgan Bldg Ste 512
Baltimore, MD, 21239

443-444-4734

Fax 443-444-4752

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Fax 443-444-4752

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 Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery

Residency Program: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2010)

Internship Program: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2006)

Medical School: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2005)

Hospital affiliations

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

    4.9
  • Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (options, risks, benefits, etc.)

    4.9
  • Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

    4.9
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    4.9
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.9
  • Jul 5, 2022

    I will tell every one about this wonderful dr. w/a personality.

  • Jun 8, 2022

    I would refer my family and friends too this doctor without a doubt.

  • Jun 7, 2022

    One of the best doctor's I have ever had - if not the best.