Edwin Numsuwan, MD| Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation | MedStar Health

Edwin Numsuwan, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.7 out of 5 (583 reviews)

Specialties: Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation

Languages: Spanish, English

(301) 215-4470

About me

Edwin Numsuwan, MD, specializes in the interventional treatment of low back and neck pain, nerve pain, joint pain and sports-related pain. He is board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R), with subspecialty board certification in Pain Medicine and Sports Medicine. He is also board certified in electrodiagnostic medicine.

Prior to arriving at MedStar National Rehabilitation Network, Dr. Numsuwan was chief of the Division of Interventional Spine in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center in New York. Previously, he was an assistant professor and attending physician at the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Numsuwan received his medical degree from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in NJ. He completed his PM&R residency at New York University Medical Center - Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, a fellowship in Sports and Interventional Spine at LAGS Spine and Sports Care, and a fellowship in Interventional Pain Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center-Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Back Pain
  • Epidural Injection
  • Hip Pain
  • Joint Injection
  • Knee Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Block
  • Pain Management
  • Spine Injection
  • Sports Related Injury
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Arthralgia
  • Arthritis
  • Back Muscle Injury
  • Back Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Hip Pain
  • Knee Pain
  • 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
  • Epidural Injection
  • Gait Analysis
  • Joint Injection
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Rehabilitation
  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
  • Nerve Block
  • Pain Management
  • Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation
  • Spine Injection
  • Sports Injury Rehabilitation
  • Stroke Rehabilitation
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Practice locations

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5454 Wisconsin Avenue
Suite 1100
Chevy Chase, MD, 20815


Fax 301-215-4470

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


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

Residency Program: New York University Medical Center (2006)

Internship Program: Jersey Shore Medical Center (2003)

Medical School: Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (2002)

Ratings and reviews

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

  • Extent to which the care provider listened to you

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

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

  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

  • Feb 5, 2024

    A truly caring & attentive provider!

  • Jan 24, 2024

    Very good doctor listens to you with great patience

  • Jan 3, 2024

    Dr. Numsuwan is an excellent listener & explainer.