Emily Jennifer Aron, MD| Psychiatry, Child And Adolescent Psychiatry | MedStar Health

Emily Jennifer Aron, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

Specialties: Psychiatry, Child And Adolescent Psychiatry

Languages: English

202-944-5404

About me

Emily Aron, MD, is a child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist with a particular interest in infant and early childhood mental health. After completing her general residency at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai Hospital, she completed her child and adolescent fellowship at NYU.
 
Dr. Aron is experienced in multiple therapy modalities including those that focus on prevention for young children and their parents such as Parent Child Interaction Therapy and Child Parent Psychotherapy. Dr. Aron provides services in historically marginalized community settings focusing on trauma and resilience while also addressing social determinants of mental health and advocating for social justice.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Developmental Assessment
  • Developmental Delay
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Eating Disorders
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Mental Health
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Self Harming Behaviors
  • Substance Addiction
  • Substance Dependence
  • Trauma
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abnormal Reflexes
  • Acute Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Acute Stress Disorder
  • Addiction Disorders
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Agitation
  • Alcohol Dependency
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Anger Issues
  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Arm Weakness
  • Arteriovenous Fistula
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
  • Ataxia
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Behcet Syndrome
  • Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
  • Bereavement
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Body Dysmorphic Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Brief Psychotic Disorder
  • Bulimia Nervosa
  • Carotid Stenosis
  • Central Nervous System Lupus
  • Cerebellar Ataxia
  • Cerebellar Disease
  • Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Cerebrovascular Accident (CVA)
  • Cervical Dystonia
  • Cervical Plexopathy
  • Charcot Marie Tooth Disease
  • CNS Vasculitis
  • Cognitive Impairment
  • Complicated Bereavement Disorder
  • Compulsive And Addictive Behaviors
  • Concussion
  • Conversion Disorder
  • Cranial Nerve Injury
  • Cyclothymic Disorder
  • Dejerine Sottas Disease
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Dependent Personality Disorder
  • Depression
  • Developmental Delay
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Diabetic Lumbosacral Radiculoplexus Neuropathy
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Diplopia
  • Disruptive Behavior
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Dural Arteriovenous Fistula
  • Dysthymia
  • Eating Disorders
  • Encephalopathies
  • Epilepsy
  • Executive Function Disorder
  • Facial Droop
  • Facial Nerve Palsy And Paresis
  • Facial Pain
  • Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy
  • Femoral Neuropathy
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Grief
  • Guillain Barre Syndrome (GBS)
  • Hallucinations
  • Headache
  • HIV Associated Neurocognitive Disorder
  • HIV Myopathy
  • Hoarding Disorder
  • Horner Syndrome
  • Hypochondriasis
  • Hypomania
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Inclusion Body Myopathy
  • Intermittent Explosive Disorder
  • Ischemic Stroke
  • Lacunar Stroke
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Leg Weakness
  • Lewy Body Dementia
  • Lip Droop
  • Lobar Atrophy Of Brain
  • Mania
  • Medication Overuse Headache
  • Mood Disorders
  • Movement Diseases And Disorders
  • Multifocal Motor Neuropathy
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelitis
  • Myoclonic Epilepsy With Ragged Red Fibers
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Nerve Root Disorder
  • Nervous System Disorders
  • Neuralgia
  • Neuromuscular Diseases
  • Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO)
  • Neuropathy
  • Non Ruptured Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Novel Coronavirus Related Mental Health Conditions
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder
  • Occipital Neuralgia
  • Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Panic Attack
  • Paramyotonia Congenita
  • Paranoia And Delusional Disorders
  • Paraplegia
  • Paresthesia
  • Parkinson's Disease (PD)
  • Perinatal Mental Health Disorders
  • Perinatal Mood Disorders
  • Periodic Paralysis
  • Peripheral Nerve Injury
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Periventricular Leukomalacia
  • Persistent Depressive Disorder
  • Personality Disorder
  • Phobia
  • Plexopathy
  • Positional Vertigo
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Postpartum Anxiety
  • Postpartum Psychosis
  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
  • Primary Cerebellar Degeneration
  • Primary Progressive Aphasia
  • Pseudotumor Cerebri
  • Psycho Oncology
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosomatic Disorders
  • Quadriplegia
  • Radiculopathy
  • Repetitive Behaviors
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder
  • Self Harming Behaviors
  • Sensory Impairment
  • Sensory Neuronopathy
  • Small Fiber Neuropathy
  • Social Media Addiction
  • Somatic Symptom Disorder
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Spasticity
  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia
  • Spinocerebellar Degeneration
  • Spinocerebellar Diseases
  • Statin Myopathy
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Substance Addiction
  • Substance Dependence
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Suicide Attempt
  • Syncope
  • Tetraplegia
  • Thought Disorder
  • Tic Disorders
  • Tinnitus
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA)
  • Trauma
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Treatment Resistant Depression
  • Tremor
  • Trichotillomania
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Unsteady Gait
  • Vertigo
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Impairment
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Procedures I perform

  • Adult Psychiatry
  • Angiography
  • Avm Embolization
  • Behavior Counseling
  • Botox For Dystonia
  • Botox For Hemifacial Spasm
  • Botox For Spasticity
  • Brain Injury Rehabilitation
  • Children Of Incarcerated Parents Counselling
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Developmental Assessment
  • Epilepsy Monitoring Unit Evaluation (EMU)
  • Grief And Loss Counseling
  • Headache Therapy
  • LGBTQ+ Health
  • Men's Mental Health
  • Mental Health
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Infusion Treatment
  • Neuropsychiatry
  • Online Psychiatrist
  • Psychotherapy
  • Transplant Psychiatry
  • Trauma Focused Psychotherapy
  • Virtual Care
  • Women's Mental Health
  • Work Reintegration Therapy
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Practice locations

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3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
Suite F6003
Washington, DC, 20007

202-444-8930

Fax 202-444-0414

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3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
4 N Main
Washington, DC, 20007

202-444-8930

Fax 202-444-0414

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Fax 202-444-0414

2115 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest
Suite 200
Washington, DC, 20007

202-944-5400

Fax 855-771-6849

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Fax 855-771-6849

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 Open Choice (PPO)
    • 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
    • D-SNP)
    • I-SNP
    • United Nursing Home Plan (C-SNP
    • United Erickson Advantage Plans
    • United Choice Plus
    • United Choice
    • United Mamsi Life & Health
    • 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
    • Kaiser Maryland Medicaid MCO
    • 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
    • Choice Care Network/HUMANA (PPO)
    • Beech Street PPO
    • Anthem Plus BCBS of VA HealthKeepers Plus
    • Anthem (POS & Open Access POS) BCBS of VA HealthKeepers
    • Anthem HMO - BCBS of VA HealthKeepers
    • 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
    • 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
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Police and Fire Clinic
    • United Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • United Optimum Choice
    • United Navigate
    • United Core Essential (HMO)
    • 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
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund)
    • 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

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Psychiatry

Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Fellowship: NYU Grossman School of Medicine (2013)

Residency: NYU Grossman School of Medicine (2013)

Residency: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (2011)

Residency: Sinai Hospital (2011)

Graduate: Georgetown University School of Dentistry (2008)