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

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

4.8 out of 5 (450 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
    • 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
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund)
    • Employee Health Plan (EHP)
    • 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
    • D-SNP)
    • I-SNP
    • United Nursing Home Plan (C-SNP
    • United Erickson Advantage Plans
    • United Choice Plus
    • United Choice
    • United Mamsi Life & Health
    • United Core Essential (HMO)
    • United Navigate
    • 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
    • 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
    • Beech Street PPO
    • 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
    • Aetna Open Choice (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
    • Uniformed Services Family Health Plan (USFHP)
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Priority Partners - Maryland Health Choice
    • Police and Fire Clinic
    • United Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • United Optimum Choice
    • 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
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • First Health PPO

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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
  • Mar 18, 2024

    Good discussion and helpful information provided.

  • Feb 9, 2024

    He was a very good Listener as well as a clear speaking person. Layman's terms made it all the more a good experience

  • Jan 9, 2024

    I really feel that Dr W. Cares what happens with me.