Cynthia G. Pineda, MD| Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation | MedStar Health

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

Specialties: Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation

Languages: Tagalog, 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.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Ankle Pain
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury
  • Cartilage Injury
  • Concussion
  • Elbow Injury
  • Elbow Pain
  • Hip Labral Tear
  • Hip Pain
  • Knee Injury
  • Knee Pain
  • Meniscus Injury
  • Rotator Cuff Disorders
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Achilles Tendon Injury
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Pain
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury
  • Arm Injury
  • Arm Pain
  • Arthralgia
  • Arthritis
  • Athletic Pubalgia
  • Back Muscle Injury
  • Back Pain
  • Bursitis, Subcutaneous Tendo Achilles
  • Calf Muscle Injury
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)
  • Cartilage Injury
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Compartment Syndrome
  • Concussion
  • Elbow Injury
  • Elbow Pain
  • Hamstring Injury
  • Heat Illness
  • Hip Labral Tear
  • Hip Pain
  • Joint Sprain
  • Knee Injury
  • Knee Pain
  • Leg Injury
  • Leg Pain
  • Ligament Injury
  • Lower Back Injury
  • Meniscus Injury
  • Muscle Strain
  • Muscle Tears
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Patellofemoral Injury
  • Radiculopathy
  • Repetitive Stress Injury
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Disorders
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Running Injury
  • Sciatica
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Injury
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spasticity
  • Sports Related Injury
  • Stress Fractures
  • Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Wrist Injury
  • Wrist Sprain
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Procedures I perform

  • Balance Rehabilitation
  • Botox For Spasticity
  • Concussion Testing
  • Cortisone Injection
  • Exercise Prescription
  • Gait Analysis
  • Joint Injection
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Rehabilitation
  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injection
  • Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation
  • Sports Injury Rehabilitation
  • Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Ultrasound
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Practice locations

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3007 Tilden Street Northwest
Suite 4N
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: AMITA Health Saint Joseph Hospital Chicago (1998)

Internship Program: Cardinal Santos Medical Center (1991)

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