Melissa G Blumgart, AUD| Audiology | MedStar Health

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

4.9 out of 5 (273 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

Fax 202-754-5490

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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 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)
    • CFBCBS EPO
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna HMO
    • Open POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open HMO
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • CIGNA EPO
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • Network OA
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • First Health PPO
    • United Student Resources
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Tricare Prime
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO

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
  • Sep 12, 2023

    Good experience

  • Aug 14, 2023

    No plans developed except "come back in a year."

  • Aug 9, 2023

    Dr. Blumgart is excellent!!