Emily A Sloan, MD,PhD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

Specialities: Pathology

Languages: English

About me

A clinical attending of neuropathology, Emily Sloan, MD, PhD, has joined MedStar Georgetown University Hospital’s Comprehensive Brain Tumor Center.

Dr. Sloan is a member of the American Association of Neuropathologists, serving on the Professional Affairs Committee. She has published more than 20 basic science and translational research studies in peer-reviewed journals. She integrates histopathologic tumor classification with current molecular testing, ensuring that her patients receive the best possible diagnostic care. Dr. Sloan received the O.T. Bailey-Helena Riggs Award in 2019.

Dr. Sloan’s main areas of clinical expertise include:

  • Expert diagnostic services in neuro-oncology, epilepsy, nerve and muscle disorders, neurodegenerative diseases, and infections
  • Rapid intraoperative consultations
  • Post-mortem neuropathologic brain examinations, including evaluation of neurodegenerative diseases
  • Ancillary techniques including histochemistry, immunohistochemistry, ultrastructural evaluation, and molecular genetics for integrated tumor classification

Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Anaplastic Astrocytoma
  • Anaplastic Ependymoma
  • Arachnoid Cyst
  • Benign Neoplasm Of Brain
  • Brain And Spine Tumors
  • Brain Neoplasms
  • Cavernous Hemangioma
  • Central Nervous System Abscess
  • Central Nervous System Infection
  • Central Nervous System Malignancy
  • Central Nervous System Tumors
  • Cerebral Anomalies
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Clivus Chondroma
  • Demyelinating Disease
  • Dural Based Tumor
  • Embryonal Cell Tumors Of The Brain
  • Embryonal Tumors
  • Endodermal Sinus Tumor
  • Ganglioneuroblastoma
  • Glioblastoma Multiforme
  • Leptomeningeal Carcinomatosis
  • Malignant Brain Neoplasm
  • Malignant Neoplasm Of Brain Stem
  • Malignant Neoplasm Of The Spinal Cord
  • Medulloepithelioma
  • Meningioma
  • Metastatic Brain Cancer
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Rhabdoid Tumor Predisposition Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Tumors
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Turcot Syndrome
  • Vertebral Hemangioma
  • Von Hippel Lindau Disease
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Procedures I perform

  • Autopsy
  • Biopsy Of Brain
  • Brain Cancer Genomics
  • Cancer Genetics
  • Craniectomy
  • Immunogenetics
  • Next Generation Sequencing
  • Tumor Pathology
  • Whole Genome Sequencing
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Practice locations

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3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
Washington, DC, 20007


Fax 703-558-1442

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

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Aetna USAccess (POS)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std. & Basic PPO)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • Tricare Prime
    • Tricare Standard
    • Tricare Extra (Indemnity)
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • MedStar Medicare Choice
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • United Student Resources
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • OneNet PPO, Inc.
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • United Healthcare Core Essential (HMO)
    • Optimum Choice
    • United Healthcare Navigate
    • United Healthcare Compass (HMO)
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • Network OA
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Open HMO
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Open POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus


Board Certification: American Board of Pathology, Anatomic Pathology

Board Certification: American Board of Pathology, Clinical Pathology

Board Certification: American Board of Pathology, Neuropathology

Fellowship Program: University of California San Francisco (2020)

Residency Program: University of Virginia Hospitals (2018)

Medical School: University of Virginia School of Medicine (2014)