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

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


Board Certification: American Board of Podiatric Medicine, Primary Podiatric Medicine

Residency: Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine (1997)

Medical School: Yeshiva University Office of the Registrar (1992)