Jemima Ayo-Oluwa Akinsanya, DO| Neurology | MedStar Health
Jemima Ayo-Oluwa Akinsanya

Jemima Ayo-Oluwa Akinsanya, DO
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

Specialties: Neurology

Languages: English

About me

Jemima Akinsanya, DO, joins MedStar Health as a neurologist and Assistant Professor for the MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Department of Neurology. Fellowship-trained in neuroimmunology, Dr. Akinsanya has a special interest in autoimmune and inflammatory disorders of the brain and spinal cord. She is the director of the multiple sclerosis clinic at MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center. Following a team-based approach, Dr. Akinsanya is dedicated to empowering shared decision-making and involves patients in all aspects of care. She is committed to health equity and increasing diversity in clinical trials.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • CNS Vasculitis
  • Demyelinating Disease
  • Intrathecal Baclofen Pump
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO)
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Transverse Myelitis
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis
  • Acute Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Autoimmune Encephalopathy
  • Behcet Syndrome
  • Central Nervous System Lupus
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • CNS Vasculitis
  • Demyelinating Disease
  • Guillain Barre Syndrome (GBS)
  • HIV Associated Neurocognitive Disorder
  • HIV Myopathy
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Myelitis
  • Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO)
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Transverse Myelitis
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Procedures I perform

  • Intrathecal Baclofen Pump
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Infusion Treatment
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Practice locations

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10401 Hospital Drive
Suite 102
Clinton, MD, 20735


Fax 301-856-3470

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7503 Surratts Road
Clinton, MD, 20735


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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
    • United GEHA (for all other states) Compass Rose
    • Tricare for Life East
    • Carefirst Healthy Blue (HMO/POS)
    • United Core Essential (HMO)
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA
    • CareFirst NASCO
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage
    • Innovation Health: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Carefirst EPO
    • Medicaid - District of Columbia
    • Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • United Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO)
    • United Select Plus (POS)
    • CareFirst Blue Card Program (Out-of-area BCBS plans)
    • Kaiser HMO Plus and DHMO Plus Member
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Carefirst BlueChoice HMO
    • Beech Street PPO
    • United Mamsi Life & Health
    • United Community Plan - Maryland Health Choice Program
    • Kaiser Signature
    • I-SNP
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage prescription drug benefit (PPO)
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Open Access
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • United AARP Medicare Complete
    • Aetna Open HMO/Open HMO Option/Open EPO Plus
    • United Choice Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • United Golden Rule
    • United Medicare Advantage DSNP District of Columbia
    • Aetna Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • HumanaChoice PPO
    • Aetna Signature Administrator PPO/TPA
    • United Student Resources
    • Tricare Reserve Select
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthcare Alliance
    • United Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Anthem Plus BCBS of VA HealthKeepers Plus
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Kaiser Maryland Medicaid MCO
    • Cigna POS Open Access & Open Access Plus
    • United MD IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Open Access
    • Cigna HMO Open Access
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Carefirst Blue Preferred PPO
    • United Erickson Advantage Plans
    • Health Services for Children with Special Needs (HSCSN)
    • Cigna POS/Network POS
    • Choice Care Network/HUMANA (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • D-SNP)
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Kaiser Medicare Advantage Signature and Select
    • WellPoint Maryland
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network (VA CCN)
    • Anthem (POS & Open Access POS) BCBS of VA HealthKeepers
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network
    • Cigna Alliance Medicare (HMO) |
    • Cigna Network Open Access
    • United Navigate
    • United Choice
    • Cigna EPO
    • United Optimum Choice
    • United Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • UnitedHealthcare Individual Exchange Plans
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund)
    • Cigna HMO & Network (HMO)
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Cigna Choice Fund PPO
    • United Group Medicare Advantage Plans
    • Cigna TotalCare (HMO D-SNP)
    • Cigna Preferred Medicare
    • Cigna PPO and PPO Plus
    • Virginia Premier
    • CareFirst Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • Cigna Achieve Medicare (HMO C-SNP)
    • Cigna True Choice Medicare (PPO)
    • Traditional Medicare Fee for Service
    • United Nursing Home Plan (C-SNP
    • Aetna HMO
    • Cigna Indemnity
    • Innovation Health: Open POS II
    • HumanaChoice Honor’s plan PPO
    • Anthem HMO - BCBS of VA HealthKeepers
    • CareFirst Administrators
    • Kaiser Flexible Choice
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • First Health PPO
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • Aetna Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Tricare East Prime
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • Kaiser Select
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • Cigna True Choice Plus Medicare (PPO)
    • Medicaid - Maryland
    • WellPoint Maryland - Maryland Health Choice
    • Medicaid - Virginia
    • Police and Fire Clinic
    • CareFirst MedStar PPO
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • CareFirst (NCA) Indemnity
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Tricare East Select
    • CareFirst MedStar Select PPO
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthy Families
    • Aetna HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Kaiser Select-Added Choice
    • CareFirst BC/BS Advantage Core/Enhanced
    • Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • Kaiser Medicare Plus
    • United MD IPA (HMO)
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)


Fellowship: National Institutes of Health NIH (2023)

Residency: Emory University Neurology Residency (2020)

Medical School: Touro College Of Osteopathic Medicine (2016)