Stephen R. Mitchell, MD| Pediatric Rheumatology | MedStar Health

Stephen R. Mitchell, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.9 out of 5 (163 reviews)

Specialties: Pediatric Rheumatology

Languages: English

877-625-1471

About me

Stephen Ray Mitchell,MD, MBA, MACP, FRCP

Certified in Internal Medicine and Pedistrics And Adult and Pediatric Rheumatology

Clinical areas of focus

  • Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Myositis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scleroderma
  • Sjogrens
  • Spondyloarthropathy
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • Vasculitis
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Acute Arthritis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anti Neutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibodies
  • Antibody Deficiency
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome
  • Antisynthetase Syndrome
  • Aortic Arteritis
  • Arthralgia
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis Associated With Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Arthritis Of Multiple Joints
  • Arthropathy
  • Autoinflammatory Diseases
  • Behcet Syndrome
  • Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition Disease
  • Complement Deficiency
  • Cranial Arteritis
  • Crest
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Cutaneous Vasculitis
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Discoid Lupus Erythematosus
  • Drug Induced Lupus Erythematosus
  • Enthesitis
  • Eosinophilic Fasciitis
  • Erythema Nodosum
  • Familial Mediterranean Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Giant Cell Arteritis
  • Gonococcal Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hyperimmunoglobulinemia D With Periodic Fever Syndrome
  • Iga Vasculitis
  • Igg 4 Related Diseases
  • Immunoglobulin G Deficiency
  • Inflammatory Arthritis (IA)
  • Inflammatory Myopathy
  • Inflammatory Polyarthropathy
  • Isolated Central Nervous System Vasculitis
  • Joint Disorder Of Multiple Joints
  • Joint Effusion
  • Joint Swelling
  • Limp
  • Lupus Nephritis
  • Macrophage Activation Syndrome
  • Mixed Connective Tissue Disease
  • Monoarticular Arthritis
  • Multi System Inflammatory Syndrome
  • Myositis
  • Neonatal Lupus Erythematosus
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overlap Syndromes
  • Patellofemoral Arthritis
  • Periodic Fever Syndromes
  • Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Polyarthralgia
  • Polyarthropathy
  • Polychondritis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica
  • Polymyositis
  • Positive Anca
  • Positive Antinuclear Antibody (ANA) Test
  • Positive Ccp
  • Positive Rf
  • Post Infectious Arthritis
  • Pseudogout
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reactive Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Vasculitiis
  • Sacroiliitis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Scleroderma
  • Sjogrens
  • Spondyloarthropathy
  • Still's Disease
  • Synovitis
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • Systemic Scleroderma
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Tophus
  • Tumor Necrosis Factor Receptor Associated Periodic Syndrome
  • Undifferentiated Connective Tissue Disease
  • Uveitis
  • Vasculitis
  • Viral Arthritis
  • Wrist Arthritis
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Procedures I perform

  • Antinuclear Antibody (ANA) Blood Test
  • Biologic Therapy For Rheumatologic Diseases
  • Dsdna Test
  • Human Leukocyte Antigen B27 Test
  • Joint Injection
  • Non Surgical Management Of Osteoarthritis
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Practice locations

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3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
Suite 3004
Washington, DC, 20007

202-444-6200

Fax 877-625-1471

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

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology

Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Rheumatology

Fellowship Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (1986)

Residency Program: North Carolina Memorial Hospital (1981)

Internship Program: North Carolina Memorial Hospital (1978)

Medical School: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill (1976)

Awards

  • Awarded Lifetime Achievement Award - Arthritis Foundation
  • Fellowship of Royal College of Physicians, London
  • Master of American College of Physicians
  • Founding Fellow American College of Rheumatology
  • American Mediclal Women's Association-  Larry Zaroff Man of Good Conscience Award - 2021  

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
  • Oct 20, 2023

    Dr. Mitchell is excellent - - the best.

  • Aug 10, 2023

    Dr. Mitchell is very knowledgeable and understood my concern.

  • Jun 20, 2023

    We consider Dr. Mitchell our extended family. He has and continues to offer incredible care to our son for over 9 years!