Matthew R. Hansen, MD| Pain Medicine | MedStar Health
Matthew R. Hansen

Matthew R. Hansen, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.7 out of 5 (569 reviews)

Specialties: Pain Medicine

Languages: English

(443) 777-6878

About me

Matthew Hansen, MD, is director of the Center for Interventional Pain Management at MedStar Franklin Square. Dr. Hansen received his bachelor's degree in biomedical engineering from Johns Hopkins University and his doctoral degree from the Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. He completed an internship at Reading Hospital and Medical Center in Reading, PA; a residency in anesthesiology at Harvard Medical School's Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston; and a fellowship in pain medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, OH, where he also served as chief fellow. He is certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology in both pain medicine and anesthesiology.

A sampling of his publications can be found as contributing author to Interventional Pain Medicine and Understanding Pain: What You Need to Know to Take Control.


Awards
Dr. Hansen was named a 2019 “Top Doc” by Baltimore Magazine for Pain Medicine and was also recognized 2014 -2018.

White Mountain Institute Award

Clinical areas of focus

  • Pain Management
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Amplified Musculoskeletal Pain Syndrome (AMPS)
  • Cancer Pain
  • Causalgia Of Lower Limb
  • Causalgia Of Upper Limb
  • Chronic Migraines
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Spine Pain
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Erythromelalgia
  • Facet Joint Syndrome
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • HIV Neuropathy
  • Intractable Pain
  • Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
  • Migraine
  • Mononeuritis
  • Mononeuritis Multiplex
  • Musculocutaneous Neuropathy
  • Nerve Compression Syndrome
  • Neuralgia
  • Neuritis
  • Neuropathy
  • Opioid Issues
  • Pain Amplification Syndromes
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Persistent Pain After Orthopedic Surgery
  • Phantom Limb
  • Plexitis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Post Radiation Pain
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Radiculopathy
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Spinal Stenosis
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Procedures I perform

  • Pain Management
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Practice locations

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9000 Franklin Square Drive
Floor 2
Baltimore, MD, 21237

443-777-7180

Fax 443-777-8242

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

Videos

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology

Board Certification: American Board of Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine

Fellowship Program: Cleveland Clinic (2011)

Residency Program: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (2010)

Internship Program: Reading Hospital and Medical Center (2007)

Medical School: Sidney Kimmel Medical College (2006)

Awards

  • Baltimore Magazine Top Doc, 2014-2019 White Mountain Institute Award

Ratings and reviews

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

    4.7
  • Extent to which the care provider listened to you

    4.7
  • Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (options, risks, benefits, etc.)

    4.7
  • Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

    4.7
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    4.7
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.7
  • Mar 26, 2024

    Forgot to discuss what meds used in injection

  • Mar 22, 2024

    When discussing possible treatment option, I did not feel a lot of confidence in outcome.

  • Feb 20, 2024

    Reviewed my history and was upfront and direct about my care. I appreciate that.