George Hennawi, MD| Geriatric Medicine | MedStar Health

George Hennawi, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.9 out of 5 (316 reviews)

Specialities: Geriatric Medicine

Languages: French, Arabic, English

443-444-4145

About me

George Hennawi, MD, has been named physician executive director of Geriatrics and Senior Services for MedStar Health. He will oversee all services, MedStar House Call Program, the Center for Successful Aging, and in-hospital and specialty care. He also will lead partnerships with skilled nursing, assisted living, independent senior living facilities, and retirement communities. Dr. Hennawi created the Center for Successful Aging at MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital in 2012 and opened a new location at MedStar Montgomery Medical Center in 2021.

Dr. Hennawi completed his residency at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital in 2002 and then returned to work there from 2007 to 2012. In 2013, Dr. Hennawi was named a "Top Doc" in Baltimore Magazine for Geriatric Medicine. Dr. Hennawi has always had a passion and commitment for caring for the aging. He developed a unique model of care which he built into the Center for Successful Aging at MedStar Good Samaritan. The Center is a place where patients receive comprehensive care and all age-related issues can be addressed from medical conditions to balance and gait to social needs. His goal in caring for the patients is to improve their quality of life and empower patients to become an integral part of the direction and decision-making regarding their care.

George Hennawi, MD, has been recognized as a Top Doctor in Baltimore Magazine for Geriatrics since 2013.

Presentation - "Connecting the Clinical System, Caregivers and Community Resources to Improve Healthcare for Older Adults"
In September 2016, Dr. Hennawi was a featured speaker at The AgingWell Hub event, The Spoken Hub: Creating Integrated Environments Conducive to Aging Well. During his presentation, he discussed available resources and support for caregivers of aging adults. Watch the full presentation here.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Aging
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Constipation
  • Delirium
  • Dementia
  • Elder Abuse
  • Failure To Thrive
  • Frailty
  • Geriatric Pain Management
  • Geriatrics
  • Home Health
  • Homebound
  • Memory Disorders
  • Polypharmacy
  • Pressure Ulcer
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Aging
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Behavioral Issues In Dementia
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Cognitive Impairment
  • Constipation
  • Degenerative Brain Disorder
  • Delirium
  • Dementia
  • Disorder Of Balance
  • Dysphagia
  • Elder Abuse
  • Failure To Thrive
  • Falls
  • Fatigue
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Female Urinary Incontinence
  • Frailty
  • Frontotemporal Neurocognitive Disorder
  • Geriatrics
  • Homebound
  • Lewy Body Dementia
  • Male Urinary Incontinence
  • Malnutrition
  • Memory Disorders
  • Mild Cognitive Impairment
  • Multiple Chronic Illnesses
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parkinson's Disease (PD)
  • Polypharmacy
  • Pressure Ulcer
  • Senility
  • Sensory Impairment
  • Swallowing Problem
  • Unsteady Gait
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Vascular Neurocognitive Disorder
  • Visual Impairment
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Procedures I perform

  • Alzheimer's Testing
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Fall Risk Assessment
  • Geriatric Pain Management
  • Home Health
  • Neurocognitive Testing
  • Nursing Home Care
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Practice locations

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5601 Loch Raven Boulevard
Russell Morgan Bldg Ste 512A
Baltimore, MD, 21239

443-444-6100

Fax 443-444-6110

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Fax 443-444-6110

5601 Loch Raven Boulevard
Russell Morgan Bldg Ste 502
Baltimore, MD, 21239

443-444-4720

Fax 443-444-2110

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Fax 443-444-2110

Insurance

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
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • 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
    • CIGNA EPO
    • 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

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine

Fellowship Program: University of Virginia Hospitals (2003)

Residency Program: MedStar Union Memorial Hospital (2002)

Internship Program: Dar AlShifa Hospital (1997)

Medical School: University of Damascus (1996)

Awards

  • 2013 Top Doctor, Baltimore magazine
  • 2014 Top Doctor, Baltimore magazine
  • 2015 Top Doctor, Baltimore magazine
  • 2016 Top Doctor, Baltimore magazine
  • 2017 Top Doctor, Baltimore magazine
  • 2018 Top Doctor, Baltimore magazine
  • 2019 Top Doctor, Baltimore magazine 
  • 2020 Top Doctor, Baltimore magazine

Ratings and reviews

  • Provider explained things understandably

    4.9
  • Provider listened carefully

    4.9
  • Provider knew medical history

    4.9
  • Provider showed respect

    4.9
  • Provider spent enough time with patient

    4.9
  • Sep 29, 2022

    Dr Hennawi is wonderful

  • Sep 12, 2022

    Excellent as always

  • Aug 5, 2022

    Great! Fantastic! Caring & knowledgeable.