Jerold Howard Fleishman, MD| Neurology | MedStar Health

Jerold Howard Fleishman, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

5.0 out of 5 (482 reviews)

Specialties: Neurology

Languages: English

443-777-8320

About me

Dr. Jerold Fleishman was recently appointed as the 'Physician Advisor' at MedStar Harbor Hospital.    Dr. Fleishman's personal pursuit of excellence parallels MedStar's goals regarding clinical outcomes when it comes to patient care and developing 'best practices.' Dr. Fleishman is currently the Director of the Division of Medicine Peer review and the Medical Ethics Committee at both MedStar Harbor and MedStar Franklin Square Hospital. He is an Emeritus Chief of Neurology at MedStar Franklin Square and an Associate Professor in the Department of Neurology at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C. In 2023, he was named a Top Doctor by Baltimore magazine.

Dr. Fleishman earned his medical degree from the St. George's University School of Medicine and  completed his neurology residency at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He is also a licensed acupuncturist in the State of Maryland.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Concussion
  • Encephalopathies
  • Facial Nerve Palsy And Paresis
  • Headache
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Neuropathy
  • Numbness
  • Tingling
  • Tremor
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abnormal Reflexes
  • Acute Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Arm Weakness
  • Arteriovenous Fistula
  • Benign Focal Amyotrophy
  • Bethlem Myopathy
  • Brachial Plexus Injury
  • Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Charcot Marie Tooth Disease
  • Concussion
  • Cranial Nerve Injury
  • Dejerine Sottas Disease
  • Diabetic Lumbosacral Radiculoplexus Neuropathy
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Diplopia
  • Distal Motor Neuropathy
  • Distal Muscular Dystrophy
  • Distal Myopathy
  • Dropped Head Syndrome
  • Dural Arteriovenous Fistula
  • Dysarthria
  • Dysesthesia
  • Encephalopathies
  • Eyelid Closure Weakness
  • Facial Droop
  • Facial Nerve Palsy
  • Facial Nerve Palsy And Paresis
  • Facial Pain
  • Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy
  • Femoral Neuropathy
  • Guillain Barre Syndrome (GBS)
  • Headache
  • HIV Myopathy
  • Horner Syndrome
  • Inclusion Body Myopathy
  • Leg Numbness
  • Leg Weakness
  • Lewy Body Dementia
  • Lip Droop
  • Lobar Atrophy Of Brain
  • Merosin Deficient Congenital Muscular Dystrophy
  • Monomelic Amyotrophy
  • Multifocal Acquired Demyelinating Sensorimotor Neuropathy
  • Multifocal Motor Neuropathy
  • Muscle Atrophy
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Nerve Root Disorder
  • Neuralgia
  • Neuromuscular Diseases
  • Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO)
  • Neuropathy
  • Numbness
  • Occipital Neuralgia
  • Paramyotonia Congenita
  • Paresthesia
  • Periodic Paralysis
  • Peripheral Nerve Injury
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Plantar Nerve Lesions
  • Plexopathy
  • Radiculopathy
  • Sensory Impairment
  • Sensory Neuronopathy
  • Sensory Problem
  • Slurred Speech
  • Small Fiber Neuropathy
  • Spasticity
  • Statin Myopathy
  • Tibial Neuropathy
  • Tingling
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Unsteady Gait
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Impairment
  • Weakness
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Procedures I perform

  • Angiography
  • Avm Embolization
  • Botox For Hemifacial Spasm
  • Botox For Spasticity
  • Brain Injury Rehabilitation
  • Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • Electromyography
  • Epilepsy Monitoring Unit Evaluation (EMU)
  • Headache Therapy
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Infusion Treatment
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Practice locations

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9103 Franklin Square Drive
Suite 302
Baltimore, MD, 21237

443-777-7320

Fax 855-778-6904

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Fax 855-778-6904

9000 Franklin Square Drive
Suite 2CB
Baltimore, MD, 21237

443-777-7320

Fax 855-778-6904

Get Directions

miles away

Fax 855-778-6904

Insurance

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

Education

Residency: University Hospital (1987)

Medical School: St. George's University School Of Medicine (1983)

Awards

  • Baltimore Magazine, Top Doc, 2014-2023

Ratings and reviews

  • Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition

    5.0
  • Extent to which the care provider listened to you

    5.0
  • Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (options, risks, benefits, etc.)

    4.9
  • Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

    5.0
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    5.0
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    5.0
  • Dec 29, 2023

    Dr. Fleishman is the absolute BEST Doctor!

  • Dec 15, 2023

    Dr Fleishman takes time to explain each part of the exam and why I had weaknesses and what would help, He is thorough and personable. Always thankful when I get to see him

  • Oct 18, 2023

    Dr. Fleishman is incredible across the board!!