Nancy Nienhwa Hu, MD| Neurology | MedStar Health

Nancy Nienhwa Hu, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.9 out of 5 (466 reviews)

Specialties: Neurology

Languages: English

410-354-7953

About me

Nancy N. Hu, MD, is a Neurologist for MedStar Health, practicing at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and MedStar Georgetown Neurology at Mclean.

Dr. Hu earned her medical degree at Georgetown University and completed a three-year Neurology Residency at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital. She was named Chief Resident for Outreach, and her excellence in medical student teaching and mentorship was recognized with the Hugh H. Hussey Award. She now also serves as the director for the Neurology clerkship for Georgetown University Medical School.

She completed her fellowship training in Neuro-lmmunology and Multiple Sclerosis at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. She is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN).

Dr. Hu is also active in the core team of the Multiple Sclerosis Patient-Centered Specialty Practice (PCSP) at the Georgetown Multiple Sclerosis and Neuro-lmmunology Center. She champions healthcare access, communication, and care coordination.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Blurred Vision
  • Demyelinating Disease
  • Fatigue
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Spasms
  • Spasticity
  • Tingling
  • Transverse Myelitis
  • Weakness
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abnormal Reflexes
  • Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis
  • Arm Weakness
  • Autoimmune Encephalopathy
  • Behcet Syndrome
  • Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
  • Blurred Vision
  • Cerebrovascular Accident (CVA)
  • Cognitive Impairment
  • Concussion
  • Demyelinating Disease
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Facial Droop
  • Facial Nerve Palsy And Paresis
  • Facial Pain
  • Fatigue
  • Guillain Barre Syndrome (GBS)
  • Headache
  • Ischemic Stroke
  • Lacunar Stroke
  • Leg Weakness
  • Loss Of Consciousness
  • Medication Overuse Headache
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Myelitis
  • Neuralgia
  • Occipital Neuralgia
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pseudotumor Cerebri
  • Spasms
  • Spasticity
  • Tingling
  • Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA)
  • Transverse Myelitis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Weakness
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Procedures I perform

  • Botox For Migraines
  • Botox For Spasticity
  • Headache Therapy
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Infusion Treatment
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Rehabilitation
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Practice locations

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3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
Pasquerilla Healthcare Center 7th Fl Dept Neurology
Washington, DC, 20007

202-444-8525

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1420 Beverly Road
Suite 300
McLean, VA, 22101

703-852-8588

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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
    • 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)
    • 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
    • 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
    • Choice Care Network/HUMANA (PPO)
    • Beech Street PPO
    • Anthem Plus BCBS of VA HealthKeepers Plus
    • Anthem (POS & Open Access POS) BCBS of VA HealthKeepers
    • Anthem HMO - BCBS of VA HealthKeepers
    • 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
    • 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
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Police and Fire Clinic
    • United Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • United Optimum Choice
    • United Navigate
    • 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
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • First Health PPO
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology

Fellowship Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2018)

Residency Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2017)

Internship Program: Montefiore Medical Center (2014)

Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine (2013)

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.)

    4.9
  • 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

    4.9
  • Apr 30, 2024

    Great care from Dr. Hu. She listened, explained, and helped me understand my unique situation.

  • Apr 24, 2024

    Dr. Hu is outstanding.

  • Apr 17, 2024

    Felt very cared for the whole person