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

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

Languages: 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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102 Irving Street Northwest
Suite 1332
Washington, DC, 20010


Fax 202-829-2632

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Fax 202-829-2632

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


Fax 443-444-3433

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Fax 443-444-3433


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
    • 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
    • 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


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)