Kelsey A Rebehn, MD| Hand Surgery | MedStar Health

Kelsey A Rebehn, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.7 out of 5 (124 reviews)

Specialties: Hand Surgery

Languages: English

About me

Dr. Rebehn is a fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon who specializes in hand and upper extremity surgery. Her areas of special interest and expertise include: 
•    Fractures and dislocations
•    Peripheral nerve compression, including carpal and cubital tunnel syndromes 
•    Tendon transfers and tendon injuries
•    Hand, wrist, and forearm trauma 
•    Sports injuries to the hand and wrist  
•    Arthroscopy of the wrist and wrist surgery
•    Arthritis and chronic deformities of the hand and wrist

When working with patients, she focuses on taking care of the whole person, not simply treating the hand. She takes the time to understand each patient’s condition and expectations and creates individualized treatment plans.

Dr. Rebehn is active nationally in the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH), serving as a member of the public education committee on hand and upper extremity conditions. Her research focus is clinical outcomes in hand and extremity surgery. She has been published in several peer-reviewed journals, including Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and PAIN. She is a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. 

As a medical student at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Dr. Rebehn was a recipient of the Philpott Family Scholarship Award for academic excellence. During her orthopedic surgery residency at St. Louis University in Missouri, she was appointed academic chief resident. 

When she’s not at work, Dr. Rebehn enjoys working out and spending time with family.

Medical degree: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri
Residency: St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri
Fellowship: Loyola University, Maywood, Illinois, Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

Clinical areas of focus

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Elbow Arthritis
  • Flexor Tendon Repair
  • Hand Arthritis
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery Of The Hand
  • Reconstructive Surgery Of The Hand
  • Scaphoid Fracture
  • Tendinitis Of The Hand
  • Wrist Fracture
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abnormalities Of The Hands
  • Avascular Necrosis Of The Arm
  • Bursitis Of The Elbow
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Distal Radial Fracture
  • Dupuytren Contracture
  • Elbow Arthritis
  • Elbow Bone Spur
  • Elbow Dislocation
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injury
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Epicondylitis
  • Finger Arthritis
  • Finger Dislocation
  • Finger Fracture
  • Finger Osteoarthritis
  • Forearm Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Arthritis
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Osteoarthritis
  • Lateral Epicondylitis
  • Mallet Finger
  • Medial Epicondylitis
  • Nail Injury
  • Non-Displaced Fracture Of Radius
  • Non-Displaced Fracture Of Ulna
  • Proximal Ulnar Fracture
  • Radial Fracture
  • Radial Pseudarthrosis
  • Radioulnar Synostosis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scaphoid Fracture
  • Stress Fracture Of The Radius
  • Tendinitis Of The Hand
  • Tendon Injury
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Tenosynovitis Of Hand
  • Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Injury
  • Trigger Finger
  • Ulnar Fracture
  • Ulnar Nerve Injury
  • Ulnar Pseudarthrosis
  • Wrist Arthritis
  • Wrist Dislocation
  • Wrist Fracture
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Procedures I perform

  • Amputation Of The Finger Surgery
  • Arthroscopy Of Wrist
  • Elbow Injection
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Flexor Tendon Repair
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery Of The Hand
  • Nerve Reconstruction
  • Reconstructive Surgery Of The Hand
  • Tendon Repair Surgery
  • Ulnar Collateral Ligament Repair
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Practice locations

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11915 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD, 20902


Fax 855-430-5304

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106 Irving Street Northwest
POB Ste 5000
Washington, DC, 20010


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


Fellowship Program: Loyola University Medical Center (2022)

Residency Program: St. Louis Univ. Health Sciences Center (2021)

Medical School: Washington University (2015)

Ratings and reviews

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  • Dec 15, 2023

    Nice visit

  • Dec 8, 2023

    My doctor was very patient and caring. She explained everything clear. Great doctor.

  • Nov 27, 2023

    While the doctor was direct, she can come across as rude and not empathetic.