Howard Anthony Gilmer, DO| Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation | MedStar Health

Howard Anthony Gilmer, DO
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.6 out of 5 (172 reviews)

Specialities: Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation

Languages: English

202-882-8434

About me

Howard A. Gilmer, DO, joined MedStar NRH as the Medical Director and Assistant Chief of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, MD. He is now a Medical Director for the Amputee Rehabilitation Program at MedStar NRH.

Dr. Gilmer earned an undergraduate degree in biology from Eastern Nazarene College in Quincy, MA, attended medical school and earned a DO from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in Old Westbury, NY, completed an internship at Long Beach Medical Center in Long Beach, NY, and his residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) at MedStar NRH in 2001.
His years of experience include serving as a partner in private practice in PM and R, with appointments at the Salisbury Spine Center, the Salisbury Genesis Nursing Home, Atlantic General Hospital, Peninsula Regional Medical Center, and HealthSouth Chesapeake Rehabilitation Hospital.

Dr. Gilmer holds several professional affiliations, has conducted research with transference value to his position here at MedStar NRH and is a knowledgeable speaker on topics ranging from arthritis to orthotics and prosthetics.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Back Pain
  • Hip Pain
  • Joint Aspiration
  • Joint Injection
  • Knee Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Sports Related Injury
  • Trigger Point Injection
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Arthralgia
  • Arthritis
  • Back Muscle Injury
  • Back Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Sprain
  • Knee Pain
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Patellofemoral Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy
  • Repetitive Stress Injury
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Sciatica
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spasticity
  • Sports Related Injury
  • Stress Fractures
  • Tendon Injury
  • Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders
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Procedures I perform

  • Amputation Rehabilitation
  • Balance Rehabilitation
  • Botox For Spasticity
  • Exercise Prescription
  • Gait Analysis
  • Joint Aspiration
  • Joint Injection
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Rehabilitation
  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation
  • Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation
  • Sports Injury Rehabilitation
  • Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Trigger Point 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 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 Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Residency Program: MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital (2001)

Internship Program: Long Beach Medical Center (1998)

Medical School: New York College of Osteopathic Medicine (1997)

Ratings and reviews

  • Provider explained things understandably

    4.6
  • Provider listened carefully

    4.7
  • Provider knew medical history

    4.6
  • Provider showed respect

    4.7
  • Provider spent enough time with patient

    4.6
  • Feb 4, 2022

    A very good visit and experience!

  • Aug 12, 2021

    I really appreciate the provider calling me early to be able to get my health concerns taken care of earlier than expected!

  • Jun 3, 2021

    The doctor take care of all my needs.