Cynthia G. Pineda, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

Specialities: Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation

Languages: English

(301) 581-8031

About me

Staff Physiatrist/Associate Medical Director, CME, MedStar Health/SiTEL

Cynthia Pineda, MD, is a board certified Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) specialist and is a consulting physiatrist at MedStar Montgomery Medical Center. Dr. Pineda completed her PM&R Residency at MedStar National Rehabiliation Hospital (MedStar NRH) and received the distinction of being the Resident of the Year for three consecutive years.

Dr. Pineda is currently the Associate Medical Director of Continuing Medical Education (CME) at MedStar Health SiTEL and the Chair of CME Committee at MedStar Montgomery Medical Center.

Dr. Pineda is an Associate Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine at the Georgetown University School of Medicine. She was a MedStar Health Teaching Scholar and received her Medical Education Research Certification in 2010. She is a collaborator on a number of ongoing academic and clinical research projects and grants and is the recipient of 2012-13 Georgetown University Curricular Innovation Research and Creativity in Learning Environment (CIRCLE) Grant. She was the Training Director of the Rehabilitation Research Training Center (RRTC) Professional-Focused Training Project T2: Building Clinical Capacity to Help Persons with SCI Manage or Prevent Cardiometabolic Syndrome, Obesity and Pressure Ulcers at MedStar NRH.

Dr. Pineda is a Diplomate of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, a Fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and a Diplomate Member of the Association of Academic Physiatrists.  She is also a member of the Alliance for Continuing Education of Health Professions, Society for Academic CME and Society for Simulation in Healthcare.

Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Arthralgia
  • Arthritis
  • Back Muscle Injury
  • Back Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Cts
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Radiculopathy
  • Repetitive Stress Injury
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Sciatica
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Spasticity
  • Sports Related Injury
  • Stress Fractures
  • Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders
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Procedures I perform

  • Balance Rehabilitation
  • Botox For Spasticity
  • Gait Analysis
  • Joint Injection
  • Multiple Sclerosis Ms Rehabilitation
  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
  • Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation
  • Sports Injury Rehabilitation
  • Stroke Rehabilitation
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Practice locations

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3007 Tilden Street Northwest
Washington, DC, 20008

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Board Certification: American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine

Residency Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2001)

Residency Program: MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital (2001)

Internship Program: St. Joseph Hospital (1998)

Residency Program: Saint Joseph Hospital (1998)

Internship Program: Cardinal Santos Medical Center (1991)

Medical School: De La Salle Health Sciences Institute (1990)