Eric M Wisotzky, MD| Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation | MedStar Health

Eric M Wisotzky, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.8 out of 5 (433 reviews)

Specialties: Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation

Languages: English

202-829-2632

About me

Eric Wisotzky, MD, is the chief of the Division of Rehabilitation Medicine, and the director of Cancer Rehabilitation at MedStar NRH. Dr. Wisotzky graduated from medical school at Albany Medical College and completed a transitional internship at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. He trained at the Navy Aerospace Medicine Institute in Pensacola, Florida, and graduated as a flight surgeon. He was then stationed for the next three years at Point Mugu, California, as a flight surgeon.

Dr. Wisotzky was selected to be the team physician for the U.S. military triathlon team at the World Military Games in Mumbai, India. He received a Navy Commendation Medal for his military service. After completing his active duty in the Navy, he started residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, the university hospital of Columbia and Cornell. Several months of this residency program included training in cancer rehabilitation at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

Dr. Wisotzky served as chief resident and was also elected chair of the Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP) Residents/Fellows Council. He has served as co-course director of the AAP's Residents/Fellows Workshop. Dr Wisotzky speaks regularly at national conferences and is the author of several publications, including the MedStar NRH Press publication Managing Breast Cancer: A Guide to Living Well Through Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Dr. Wisotzky's clinical interests include cancer rehabilitation, electrodiagnostics, musculoskeletal ultrasound, and medical education.

Additional Conditions Dr. Wisotzky treats:

  • Postmastectomy pain
  • Cancer-related fatigue
  • Impaired mobility/decreased ROM
  • Trismus
  • Cervical dystonia
  • Cancer-related cognitive impairment (chemo-brain)
  • Chemotherapy induced polyneuropathy
  • Lymphedema
  • Aromatase-inhibitor induced musculoskeletal symptoms
  • Radiation fibrosis syndrome

Clinical areas of focus

  • Electromyography
  • Post Mastectomy Pain Syndrome
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Arthralgia
  • Arthritis
  • Cancer Related Fatigue
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Plexopathy
  • Post Mastectomy Pain Syndrome
  • Postmastectomy Lymphedema Syndrome
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Procedures I perform

  • Arm Steroid Injection
  • Balance Rehabilitation
  • Cancer Rehabilitation
  • Electromyography
  • Hand Steroid Injection
  • Hip Joint Injection
  • Hip Steroid Injection
  • Joint Injection
  • Knee Injection
  • Knee Steroid Injection
  • Musculoskeletal Injection
  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
  • Shoulder Injection
  • Wrist Steroid Injection
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Practice locations

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102 Irving Street Northwest
Suite 1332
Washington, DC, 20010

202-877-1621

Fax 202-829-2632

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Fax 202-829-2632

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
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • UnitedHealthcare and AARP Medicare Complete Plans/ UHC Group Medicare Advantage Plans HMO, POS, PPO
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Adv/Special Needs Plans
    • UHC Community Plan of MD
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Medicare Fee for Service
    • Kaiser Virginia Premier
    • Kaiser PermanenteSelect-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature
    • Kaiser Permanente Select
    • Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plus (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Kaiser Permanente Flexible Choice POS
    • Kaiser MD Medicaid MCO
    • Cigna HealthSpring Medicare Advantage
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • CFBCBS EPO
    • Aetna Better Health of Maryland
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna HMO
    • Open POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open HMO
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • CIGNA EPO
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • Network OA
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • United Student Resources
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Tricare Prime
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)

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Education

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

Residency Program: New York Presbyterian Hospital Cornell Campus (2011)

Internship Program: Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (2004)

Medical School: Albany Medical College (2003)

Ratings and reviews

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

    4.8
  • Extent to which the care provider listened to you

    4.9
  • Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (options, risks, benefits, etc.)

    4.8
  • Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

    4.9
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    4.8
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.8
  • Dec 8, 2023

    Excellent Service

  • Nov 3, 2023

    Dr.Wisotzky is incredible he has literally saved my life and continues to go above and beyond to try to help me achieve my previous level of function

  • Oct 31, 2023

    Wonderful, lots of opportunity to ask questions