Jennifer J. Semel-Concepcion, MD| Pediatric Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation, Pediatrics | MedStar Health

Jennifer J. Semel-Concepcion, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

Specialties: Pediatric Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation, Pediatrics, Hospice And Palliative Care, Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation

Languages: Spanish, English


About me

Jennifer J. Semel, MD, is the Vice President of Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer of MedStar National Rehabilitation Network. Dr. Semel comes to MedStar Health from St Charles Hospital in Port Jefferson, New York, where she was Medical Director of the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation for more than 15- years.  During this time she also served as Professor and Chair of the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at SUNY at Stony Brook School of Medicine. 

Dr. Semel, a graduate of Brown University, received her medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and completed a dual residency program in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Pediatrics at the Rusk Institute at the New York University Medical Center. She is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pediatrics, as well as Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

Dr. Semel began her career with Children’s National Health System in Washington, D.C., as an attending physiatrist, while also coordinating pediatric residency rotations for MedStar NRH and Walter Reed Army Medical Center. During that time she also served as physician leader for Centers of Excellence in Complex Diseases and Neurosciences at Children’s, and then Division Chief for Rehabilitative Services.

Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Developmental Delay
  • Late Effect Of Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spasticity
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Procedures I perform

  • Botox For Spasticity
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Hospice And Palliative Care For Advance Illness
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation
  • Quality Of Life Discussion And Management
  • Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Transition Of Youth With Special Care Needs
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Practice locations

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5601 Loch Raven Boulevard
MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital
Baltimore, MD, 21239


Fax 443-444-3433

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Fax 443-444-3433

102 Irving Street Northwest
Suite 1332
Washington, DC, 20010


Fax 202-829-2632

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Fax 202-829-2632


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


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

Residency Program: New York University Medical Center (1997)

Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine (1992)