Melissa G Blumgart, AUD| Audiology | MedStar Health
Melissa G Blumgart

Melissa G Blumgart, AUD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.9 out of 5 (290 reviews)

Specialties: Audiology

Languages: English

877-754-5490

About me

Dr. Melissa Blumgart achieved her Doctorate in Audiology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She completed the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilites (LEND) fellowship training. She received her Bachelor of Science in Speech-Pathology and Audiology from Towson University. Dr. Blumgart is also fluent in American Sign Language.

At MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Dr. Melissa Blumgart performs diagnostic hearing evalautions for patients of all ages, including Auditory Brainstem Response evaluations. Dr. Blumgart recommends and programs pediatric and adult hearing aids, bone conduction hearing systems, and cochlear implants. She also performs vestibular evaluations.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Bone Anchored Hearing Aid Assessment
  • Bone Anchored Hearing Aids (BAHA)
  • Cochlear Implant Hearing Aid Assessment
  • Cochlear Implant Hearing Aid Surgery
  • Cochlear Implants
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hearing Loss (ASYMMETRICAL)
  • Hearing Loss (CENTRAL)
  • Hearing Loss (CONDUCTIVE)
  • Hearing Loss (MIXED)
  • Hearing Loss (NEURAL)
  • Muffled Hearing
  • Otoacoustic Emissions (OAE) Testing
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorder
  • Decreased Hearing
  • Failed Hearing Screening Exams
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hearing Loss (ASYMMETRICAL)
  • Hearing Loss (CENTRAL)
  • Hearing Loss (CONDUCTIVE)
  • Hearing Loss (GENETIC)
  • Hearing Loss (MIXED)
  • Hearing Loss (NEURAL)
  • Hearing Loss (NOISE INDUCED)
  • Hearing Loss (PROFOUND)
  • Muffled Hearing
  • Novel Coronavirus
  • Tinnitus
  • Vestibular And Balance Disorders
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Procedures I perform

  • Acoustic Immittance Testing
  • American Sign Language (ASL)
  • Amplification For Hearing Loss
  • Audiometry Testing
  • Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR) Test
  • Balance Testing
  • Behavioral Observation Audiometry (BOA)
  • Bone Anchored Hearing Aid Assessment
  • Bone Anchored Hearing Aids (BAHA)
  • Cochlear Implant Hearing Aid Assessment
  • Cochlear Implant Hearing Aid Surgery
  • Cochlear Implants
  • Conditioned Play Audiometry (CPA)
  • Electrocochleography
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction (ETD) Testing
  • Hearing Aids
  • Hearing Evaluation
  • Hearing In Noise Test (HINT)
  • Newborn Hearing Screening
  • Novel Coronavirus Testing
  • Novel Coronavirus Vaccine
  • Novel Coronavirus Vaccine Booster
  • Otoacoustic Emissions (OAE) Testing
  • Quicksin Test
  • Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potential (VEMP) Testing
  • Visual Reinforcement Audiometry (VRA)
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Practice locations

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6862 Elm Street
Suite 800B
McLean, VA, 22101

202-444-8186

Fax 887-826-5501

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3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
Building 4
Washington, DC, 20007

202-944-5300

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2115 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest
Suite 202
Washington, DC, 20007

202-944-5300

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Fax 202-754-5490

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

Education

Other Certification: American Speech Language Hearing Association, -

Graduate Education: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill (2019)

Ratings and reviews

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

    4.9
  • Extent to which the care provider listened to you

    4.9
  • Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (options, risks, benefits, etc.)

    4.8
  • Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

    4.9
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    4.9
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.8
  • Apr 16, 2024

    Very good

  • Apr 11, 2024

    Very good experience

  • Mar 6, 2024

    Dr. Blumgart was caring & helpful as usual.